Posts Tagged ‘sinema’

CNN’s Lemon to Manchin and Sinema: ‘Don’t Hide Behind the Filibuster’ – Just Say ‘Black and Brown People’s Votes Should Be Restricted’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Don Lemon Tonight,” host Don Lemon stated that Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) shouldn’t “hide behind the filibuster” and if they won’t support breaking the filibuster to pass voting rights legislation, they should just say “I don’t want to do it. I don’t want to do this. Because […]

Progressive PAC kick-starts search for challengers to Manchin, Sinema

Manchin and Sinema’s opposition to eliminating the legislative filibuster — which requires a 60-vote threshold for most legislation — is the main reason No Excuses is putting a call out for possible challengers. Progressives have increasingly pressed Senate Democrats and President Joe Biden to end the filibuster, arguing that in an evenly divided Senate it […]

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