The For The People Act

Is Joe Manchin Doing The Democrats A Favor?

Liberal Democrats are enraged at West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin for opposing the For the People Act and for supporting the filibuster, which would have to be overturned in order for the voting legislation, even with Manchin’s support, to get through Congress. Manchin may, however, be doing these liberal Democrats a favor in this case. Read More 

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 16: Derrick Johnson, president of the NAACP, speaks in opposition of William P. Barr, nominee for attorney general, during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Barr in Hart Building on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) NAACP Prez: Manchin ‘Conflicted’ On Voting Rights Bill Due To Allegiance To Archaic Senate Rules
Dem Rep Slams Manchin As ‘The New Mitch McConnell’ Undermining Biden’s Agenda
Manchin Denies ‘Being Naive’ On Bipartisanship After Tanking Odds Of Voting Bill Passage
Manchin Opposes Sweeping Voting Rights Bill, Endangering Its Survival In Senate
Biden Jabs Manchin And Sinema While Pushing For Voting Rights Reforms
Markup Of For The People Act Revealed Depth Of GOP’s Adherence To Disinfo
The Senate panel markup of S.1 included fiery speeches and intense disagreements, giving us an accurate picture of the long and hard fight ahead.
Cruz Admits It’s ‘Difficult To Imagine’ Himself Voting For S1 Even If GOP Amendments Adopted
UNITED STATES - JULY 30: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., is seen in Russell Building on Thursday, July 30, 2020.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Manchin Digs Heels In On Keeping Filibuster, No Exception For Voting Rights Bill
Democrats Should Ignore Calls For A Skinnier For The People Act
There’s no reason to believe a smaller, less effective bill would stand any better shot at gaining any Republican votes.
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