Senate Republicans shoot Democratic efforts down..... As expected.... They will continue their efforts to suppress voting.... Efforts to counter that they will be countered with uninimity..... Talking about changing the filibuster is fine.... But President Biden … [Read more...] about There will be NO Voting Rights Bill this go-round……
They'll slow things down.... That will make Sen. Manchin and Republican's Happy.... (McConnell spoke directly to Democrats Manchin and Sinema) And Progressives taking a back seat..... Democrats accepted the deal because "Mitch McConnell finally saw the light" on … [Read more...] about Democrats take McConnell Debt Ceiling route…
The guy reps West Virginia which IS a fossil fuel state... What do you expect? This puts him directly at odd's with his parties progressive's and environmentalist's.... Manchin IS holding a LOT of cards right now.... (IN his vote and Senate committee … [Read more...] about Senator Manchin is pushing the use of Natural Gas…..
The Democratic President will be sitting down with the two Democratic US Senator's that will decide his effort to get and Infrastructure , Social Safety Net and Budget legislation passed.... The two senator's of HIS party hold the cards due to the US Senate rules and slim … [Read more...] about President Biden to sit down with Manchin and Sinema today ….
They shouldn't be surprised..... They never had much of a chance with some of their goals.... Even among their own party members.... With thin majority margins in the House and Senate? Things just were not destined to go their way.... (Read Democratic Senator's … [Read more...] about Progressive Democrats see their dreams slipping away from Biden Spending Bills…..
House Speaker Pelosi runs her chamber.... But she does NOT have control over the final say..... With the tight numbers in the US Senate? That chamber now is the decider.... And actually? It seems to be in the hands of mostly two Democratic Senators, Joe Manchin III … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats have the open hand right now …..
Efforts to co-op the Justice Dept...... President Donald Trump’s last acting attorney general has told U.S. senators his boss was “persistent” in trying to pressure the Justice Department to discredit the results of the 2020 election. In closed-door testimony … [Read more...] about More on the Trump effort to throw the 2020 Election….
This is a short lived victory for President Biden and Democrats... But it just Act # 1 in a political opera that will play out in the next few months.... The Senate bill goes back to House were House Speaker Pelosi must tamp down her parties progressives efforts to add … [Read more...] about US Senate passes Infrastructure Bill….