Democrat Senator Joe Manchin

National

Big pressure on Biden, Dems to trim $3.5T federal overhaul

Photo: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., a centrist Democratic senator vital to the fate of President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” agenda, departs the Senate before meeting with Biden at the White House. Pressure mounting, President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress strained Tuesday to trim back his potentially historic $3.5 trillion government overhaul

Infrastructure

Pelosi vows to pass $1T bill, move ahead on larger measure

With President Joe Biden’s broad domestic agenda at risk of collapse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday vowed that Democrats will pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill this week and push ahead on the bigger $3.5 trillion social safety net and climate change bill while acknowledging the total amount will drop. Biden spoke with lawmakers over

Opinion

Opinion: Sens. Manchin and Sinema are Right to Protect the Filibuster

Since reclaiming the Senate majority, most Democrats have been relentless in their pursuit of eliminating the filibuster to pass their sweeping progressive agenda.  The push to kill the filibuster stands in stark contrast to how our Senate has operated since our country’s birth. One of the core tenets of our legislative branch is bipartisanship –

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