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Senator Krysten Sinema censured by Arizona Democrats

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senator Krysten Sinema censured by Arizona Democrats – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Arizona Democtratic Party formally censured Senator Krysten Sinema after she voted to maintain the Senate’s filibuster rules. Be the first to know Get browser notifications......

Manchin touts Nick Saban’s opposition to changing filibuster

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Sen. Joe Machin (D-W.Va.) touted Alabama football coach Nick Saban’s opposition to changing the filibuster on Twitter Thursday after receiving backlash for voting against changes to the procedure.  “​​Coach Saban is exactly right: you cannot throw the filibuster......

Holy voter suppression, Batman! Manchin, Sinema and the GOP: Thompson

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY You can switch off the bat light, U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin won’t be coming to rescue voting rights in the U.S., as USA TODAY Editorial Cartoonist Mike Thompson illustrates above. For more commentary on the latest news......

Manchin reiterates opposition to Senate rules changes ahead of doomed vote on voting rights

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senate Democrats prepared Wednesday night to barrel ahead with the doomed voting rights legislation hours after Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia reiterated his opposition to his party’s attempt to change Senate rules to get it passed.  Vice......

Nick Saban and Jerry West sign letter asking Joe Manchin to support voting rights legislation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Several major sports icons have signed a letter calling on Senator Joe Manchin to support election integrity legislation. The letter — signed by University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban, former NBA star Jerry West, former NFL star Darryl......

Manchin defends filibuster stance amid primary threats: ‘Bring it on’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinSenate Democrats eye talking filibuster NAACP president presses senators on voting rights: ‘You will decide who defines America’ Schumer tees up showdown on voting rights, filibuster MORE (D-W.Va.) on Tuesday defended his opposition to......

How Biden swung for filibuster reform — and missed with Manchin and Sinema

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Biden talked about Byrd — with whom he served in the Senate — at some length during his meeting with the 50-member Democratic caucus, contending that the late West Virginian believed Senate rules aren’t static and need to evolve. Later......

Biden’s hypocritical, demagogic speech compares Manchin, Sinema to Jefferson Davis

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John Podhoretz Apparently, when choosing sides in American history, Joe Biden has chosen the side of Jimmy Carter. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

Manchin doubles down on filibuster ahead of Biden’s speech 

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney   Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinOn the Money — Democrats grow less confident in Manchin McConnell blocks simple majority votes on Dems’ voting rights bills Republicans threaten floor takeover if Democrats weaken filibuster  MORE (D-W.Va.) doubled down Tuesday......

Dems’ filibuster conundrum: It’s not just Manchin and Sinema

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) are the source of most liberals’ frustrations these days, with both publicly rebuffing changes to the Senate’s 60-vote threshold. But it’s not like Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer starts a pivotal week —......

Analysis: Is there a version of Biden’s economic plan Manchin can support?

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “I guess not, Mr. President,” Grassley replied, concluding negotiations. Is Sen. Joe Manchin now reprising Grassley’s role on President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan? If so — if nothing can ultimately get the West Virginia Democrat to “yes”......

Pelosi says “there’s an agreement to be reached” with Manchin on Build Back Better

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Pelosi says “there’s an agreement to be reached” with Manchin on Build Back Better – CBS News Watch CBSN Live House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says “there’s an agreement to be reached” with West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin on......

Bill Clinton, Oprah and his fellow centrists: Dems go all-out to sway Manchin

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Manchin has told colleagues that his phone line has been lighting up with prominent names outside the Senate in recent days. He’s heard from former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama and talk-show legend Oprah Winfrey, plus former staffers to......

Manchin floats modest Senate rules changes

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinBlue states ask Supreme Court to hear challenge to SALT cap Corporations, politicians and new tax incentives support carbon mitigation investments Senate delays vote as DC hit by snowstorm MORE (D-W.Va.) on Tuesday night......

Manchin on Biden’s spending bill: ‘No negotiation going on’

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Manchin’s comments amount to just the latest bad sign for the House-passed legislation, which is now interminably stalled in the Senate due to Manchin’s opposition. There have been no specific conversations about reviving the legislation since Manchin spoke with Biden......

Analysis: Why Democrats haven’t given up on Joe Manchin and voting rights

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Today, as 74-year-old Manchin serves his second Senate term, the chamber stands poised to bury his voting rights proposal the same way. But this time there’s a twist: The West Virginia Democrat, by continuing to support the filibuster, himself......

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