Biden’s Fed pick in doubt with Manchin’s opposition; Pa.’s Toomey a skeptic too
Toomey, the ranking Republican on the Senate Banking Committee, said GOP lawmakers are ready to vote on the White House's 4 other Fed picks.
Here’s why spending $2T won’t make inflation worse than it already is | Opinion
I'm an economist. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to President Joe Biden's domestic agenda is misguided.
Schumer vows U.S. Senate action on voting rights and social policy, as Manchin rift deepens
In a letter to Democratic colleagues Monday, Schumer, of New York, said the Senate would vote in early January on a new version of President Joe Biden’s $1.85 trillion social spending and climate bill, as well as voting rights legislation deemed essential by many Democrats in advance of the midterm elections.
Manchin’s support for nat.gas could derail Biden’s climate goals. Here’s how | Opinion
The federal budget isn’t the end game. It’s only one step. This bill has to be about financial incentives and penalties
These are the four big climate items in the reconciliation bill in Congress | Analysis
Fighting climate change is key for House progressives. Many won't support the $1.2T bipartisan infrastructure bill unless a more robust climate bill also passes
U.S. Sen. John Fetterman, D-W.Va? How the Dem Senate hopeful is trying to turn progressive rage over Joe Manchin into votes | Monday Morning Coffee
Channeling grasoots rage may pay off in the short-term. But will it play in the clubby confines of the Senate Democratic conference?
Why is Joe Manchin? What the Dems really need to do about their W.Va problem | John L. Micek
Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer have enough to worry about with the Party of Q and Insurrection. Trying to keep Manchin mollified and onside is a waste of time and energy.
Biden calls on Senate to act on background checks after mass shooting in Colorado
Biden’s remarks came after deadly gun violence in two states within a week. On March 16, a series of spa shootings left six women of Asian descent dead in Atlanta, as well as two other people.
In Harrisburg and D.C., fresh pushes to reduce gun violence. Will they work? | Tuesday Morning Coffee
As he heads for the exits, Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey makes one more push on gun violence reduction.
The U.S. Senate is where democracy goes to die. It’s time to get rid of the filibuster | Fletcher McClellan
It’s time to stop filibustering the filibuster. Only the few will mourn its passing.