Schumer prepares for Senate floor showdown with Manchin, Sinema

Schumer prepares for Senate floor showdown with Manchin, Sinema

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is finally giving his progressive colleagues a chance to vent their frustrations with Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) over the stalled Democratic agenda.With Democratic control…

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Democrats ponder Plan B strategy to circumvent voting-rights filibuster

Democrats ponder Plan B strategy to circumvent voting-rights filibuster

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Democrats are scrambling for a Plan B to pass voting rights legislation after Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced last week that they would not vote to change the Senate’s filibuster rule despite the pleading of…

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As Sinema defends filibuster, progressives say ‘vote her the hell out’

As Sinema defends filibuster, progressives say ‘vote her the hell out’

This post was originally published on this site On what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 93rd birthday, voting rights advocates and progressive lawmakers rallied in Arizona on Saturday to target the first-term Democratic senator blocking legislation aimed at strengthening ballot access amid growing GOP-led suppression efforts. In attendance...

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Sinema, Manchin curb Biden’s agenda

Sinema, Manchin curb Biden’s agenda

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden for a second time in two months on Thursday saw his agenda limited by a senator from his own party, curbing the White House’s influence and power and raising questions about what accomplishments his party will bring to this year’s…

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Poll shows Sinema’s popularity dropping further among Arizona Democrats

Poll shows Sinema’s popularity dropping further among Arizona Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) could be in serious trouble with Democratic voters when she goes up for reelection in 2024. A new Arizona Public Opinion Pulse conducted by Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights found that nearly three-quarters of…

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Kyrsten Sinema speaks out

Kyrsten Sinema speaks out

The Arizona senator says Dems shouldn’t promise too much. There’s just one problem.

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Manchin sees his power grow

Manchin sees his power grow

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) may be the most powerful member of the Senate and his leverage in the fight over President Biden’s social spending and climate agenda has increased in the past week.Manchin scored a major win Friday when the House passed…

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Business emerges as winner in framework deal

Business emerges as winner in framework deal

This post was originally published on this siteBusiness interests are emerging as winners in President Biden’s social spending and climate plan unveiled Thursday.The White House proposal to invest in clean energy, child care, education, housing and other Democratic priorities has sparked an…

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Here’s what we know is in the scaled back Biden budget bill and what got cut

Here’s what we know is in the scaled back Biden budget bill and what got cut

This post was originally published on this site Arizona Sen. Sinema’s opposition to increasing taxes on corporations forced Democrats to rework how they pay for their spending bill. But negotiators have come up with an alternative they agree on. (Image credit: Pool/Getty Images)

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