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Joe Manchin's Empty Gesture To Demand Fair Pay For The US Women's Soccer Team
Equal Pay

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WVa.) introduced legislation on Wednesday to require equal pay for players on the United States Women's National Soccer Team. His bill would prohibit the use of any federal fund…

Black Leaders In West Virginia Have Warned Joe Manchin That His Opposition To Voting Rights May Cost Him Their Support.
Voting Rights

One month before Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) met with national civil rights organizations to discuss his opposition to congressional Democrats’ sweeping voting rights bill, he met with leaders of the…

Senate Progressives Warn Joe Biden That He Will Need Their Votes As Well.
Joe Biden

As infrastructure talks enter a new phase this week, progressives are reminding Joe Biden's administration that Sen. Joe Manchin (W. Va.) is not the only Democrat who requires attention. Biden form…

Joe Manchin's Voting Measure Is Opposed By Mitch McConnell
Congress

On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) spoke out against the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, dealing a crushing blow to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)'s compromise voting bill. Manchi…

On The Voting Rights Act, Manchin Is Unconvinced By Civil Rights Leaders.
Senate

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WVa.) said Tuesday that a meeting with high-profile civil rights leaders who pressed him to support the legislation had not changed his mind about opposing a sweeping Democratic-…

If Democrats Want Their Voting Rights Bill To Pass, They May Need To Make Some Changes.
Voting Rights

Democrats' legislative priority appears doomed ahead of a key vote later this month, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) firmly opposed to his party's bill to prevent states from restricting voting righ…

Manchin Says He'll Vote Against Voting Rights Bill, Endangering Democrats' Efforts
Voting Rights

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced on Sunday that he will not vote for his party's For the People Act, a bill aimed at expanding voting rights, effectively putting Democrats' push for comprehensiv…

Biden Chastises Two Democratic Lawmakers For Obstructing The Agenda.
Joe Manchin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden singled out two fellow Democrats on Tuesday in explaining why he hasn't enacted some of his most ambitious agenda items, pointing out that slim majorities in t…

The GOP Filibuster Of A Jan. 6 Commission Just Proved That The Filibuster Discourages Bipartisanship.
Capitol Riot

For the first time in 2021, Senate Republicans filibustered a bill: a bill to establish a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol. It was a bipartisan bill to establ…

On Infrastructure, Democrats Are Losing Patience With Republicans, But Joe Manchin Is Not.
U.S. Senate

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) wants President Joe Biden to spend more time attempting to reach a bipartisan infrastructure deal with Senate Republicans, even as negotiations teeter on the verge of fail…

Joe Manchin And Kyrsten Sinema Pleaded With Republicans To Support A Bipartisan Commission On January 6th.
Capitol Riot

On Tuesday, the two Democrats who oppose changing Senate filibuster rules pleaded with Republicans to support a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 riot in the United States Capitol. Se…

Joe Manchin's Voting Rights Plan Would Make No Difference To The Current Wave Of Voter Suppression Bills
Voting Rights

While the rest of the Senate Democrats fight for a broad voting rights bill, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is pushing for a bill that would restore elements of the Voting Rights Act on the assumption t…