joe-manchin

COMMENTARY

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

BY: - June 14, 2021

Channeling grasoots rage may pay off in the short-term. But will it play in the clubby confines of the Senate Democratic conference?

COMMENTARY

Why is Joe Manchin? What the Dems really need to do about their W.Va problem | John L. Micek

BY: - June 10, 2021

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

BY: - March 23, 2021

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.

COMMENTARY

In Harrisburg and D.C., fresh pushes to reduce gun violence. Will they work? | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 16, 2021

As he heads for the exits, Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey makes one more push on gun violence reduction.

COMMENTARY

The U.S. Senate is where democracy goes to die. It’s time to get rid of the filibuster | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - March 5, 2021

It’s time to stop filibustering the filibuster. Only the few will mourn its passing.