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Joe Biden Vows to Go to War with State Legislatures After Sinema and Manchin Blow Up His Bid to Kill the Filibuster (VIDEO)

Joe Biden was agitated and fired up after meeting with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Democrat Senators Manchin and Sinema blew up Joe Biden’s bid to kill the filibuster so now his ‘voting rights’ bill that would make it easier for Democrats to steal elections is DOA. Frustrated and angry, Joe Biden vowed…

Sinema Deals Fatal Blow to Democrats' 'Voting Rights' Bill Two Days After Biden Calls on Senate to Nuke Filibuster (VIDEO)

Democrat Senator Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) nuked Joe Biden’s agenda on Thursday. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Tuesday traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to push the Democrats’ ‘voting rights’ bill that will make it easier for them to steal elections. Biden and Harris called on the Senate to nuke the filibuster in order to pass a…

Kyrsten Sinema’s opposition to filibuster reform rests on a myth

Senate rules are fostering obstruction — not bipartisanship.

Protecting voting rights isn’t enough to save democracy

Election law expert Richard L. Hasen on the problem of election subversion — and what can be done to stop it.

Opinion | Chuck Schumer's one weird trick to dodge the filibuster

The Democrats' plan gets past one of two likely GOP filibusters without changing the rules.

Biden hosts Manchin, Sinema at White House to discuss voting rights

President Biden met with Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Thursday evening about voting rights as the president looks to find a path forward to passing legislation.   

Kyrsten Sinema not backing down on filibuster

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona reiterated from the Senate floor Thursday that she is not backing off her position to uphold the filibuster, less than an hour before President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill to pitch Democrats on eradicating it.

How Biden swung for filibuster reform — and missed with Manchin and Sinema

The president talked about the late majority leader Robert Byrd at some length during his Thursday meeting with the 50-member Senate Democratic caucus.

Senate Filibuster: The Constant and the Variable | RealClearPolitics

“You’ll regret this, and you may regret this a lot sooner than you think.” — Mitch McConnell on Nov. 21, 2013, in Senate floor speech to Harry Reid-led...

The Memo: Supreme Court, Sinema deliver twin blows to Biden

President Biden, embattled on several fronts, got hit by a twin blow Thursday, as the Supreme Court struck down a key vaccine mandate and his quest to pass legislation protecting voting rights looked close to defeat.

Biden Ends First Year In Office With His Worst Week Yet

President Joe Biden is ending his first year in office with his worst week yet, with the Supreme Court striking down his vaccine-or-test mandate and more.

Biden arrives on Capitol Hill to make the case on voting rights despite major obstacles

President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill on Thursday afternoon as he continues to push for passage of voting legislation in Congress, despite the uphill battle Democrats face amid Republican opposition and resistance within their ranks to changing Senate rules.

Analysis: 19 states passed 34 laws that restrict voting in some way in the last year

Republicans aligned with former President Trump are pressing ahead at the state level to change voting procedures, conduct partisan investigations of the last presidential contest and seize more control over the machinery of elections.

Analysis: Did Joe Biden go too far in his voting rights speech? This Democratic Senator thinks so.

President Joe Biden didn't mince words earlier this week in a speech announcing his support for changing the filibuster rules to allow a simple majority to pass new voting rights legislation.

Opinion | Why Is Joe Biden the ‘Unifier’ Ignoring Bipartisan Election Reform?

A group of Republicans and Democrats is coalescing around fixing the Electoral Count Act, while the president clings to likely-to-fail voting legislation.

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