In the wake of the failed attempts in the Senate to eliminate the filibuster and push through a federalized new voting package, the list of Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin critics grows. Now Iowa Senate candidate Abby Finkenauer calls them sellouts in her latest fundraiser/outreach message. “I amContinue Reading

Senate Democrats another defeat yesterday as Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema joined Republicans to block a voter rights legislation, which would “deepen our divisions and risk repeated radical reversals in federal policy, cementing uncertainty and further eroding confidence in our government.” The final vote was 52-48 and SinemaContinue Reading

Senate Majority LeaderĀ Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is pressing for a Senate vote on a legislative filibuster change to commemorate the anniversary of the January 6 riot on the capitol. Supporters of changing the 60-vote threshold required for most legislation to pass the Senate face hurdles because Democrats need total unity fromContinue Reading