Seriously? What do these people get paid for? It's déjà vu all over again: Democrats are once again slogging through a week with no clear path forward on their core agenda. And more than a third of House Democrats aren't even in Washington. The … [Read more...] about The ‘Do Nothing ‘ Democratic led Congress?
Sen Manchin (D-WV)
I firmly believe that President Biden and Senator Manchin WILl eventually agree on a social spending package that will get passed by Congress... The size of the package is actually immaterial .... The problem is the nuts and bolts... The guys are dealing with each other … [Read more...] about The Biden social spending package dance is why you do NOT negotiate these things in public…..
He's dancing around things.... Most Democratic Senator's do NOT want to get rid of the filibuster process in the Senate... They are well aware it could be their friend come next year if they are the minority party in the US Senate... But? There IS YUGE pressure on the … [Read more...] about Manchin talking to other Democrats about possible small Senate rules changes….
It was always gonna be down to the two .... Pelosi will have the votes in the end in the House.... Progressives will go along.... Senate Democrats will go along with Schumer, who will go along with whatever deal Manchin and Biden work out...(Biden and Democrat's REALLY … [Read more...] about Biden and Manchin get down to dealin……
Think outside the box people.... Matthew Yglesias makes a very good point that will be where things go moving forward for President Biden's Build Back Better package that WILL eventually be passed into law... Senator Manchin is fine with a $1.75 Trillion package... He is … [Read more...] about Maybe Senator Manchin isn’t the bad guy?
On a Fox Cable News show the Democratic US Senator from West Virginia's comment would mean that the second part of President Biden's going BIG effort and ALL the Democratic add on's (Progressives wish list) are just NOT gonna happen... This IS a YUGE blow against Manchin's … [Read more...] about Senator Manchin will NOT support the Biden ‘Build Back Better’ Spending Bill….
One Democratic Senator from West Virginia... The US House progressive lawmakers HA VE been heard and HAVE gotten some the things they have pushed for... That IS progress for them... Their President went along with them a good amount of things that both wanted.... But … [Read more...] about House Democratic Progressives have met their match in Senator Manchin….
High gas prices.... A Democratic US Senator from an energy state.... That Senator having a disproportionate influence of getting things done in the US Senate... Hmmmm? Centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is calling on President Biden to restore the Keystone XL … [Read more...] about Manchin wants the Keystone XL Pipeline project brought back ….