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Manchin fires back after Sanders pens op-ed in West Virginia paper

Joe Manchin and Bernie Sanders, not pictured above, both serve on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s leadership team and come from...

Cruz set to filibuster any Democratic attempt to raise debt limit

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks at a news conference. | Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}Senate conservatives will filibuster any attempt...

Schumer rejects Manchin's 'strategic pause' on $3.5T megabill

“We’re moving full speed ahead,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters Wednesday morning. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}Chuck...

Manchin says Dems 'need to pay for' their multitrillion-dollar spending plans

Sen. Joe Manchin said he was not going to choose a number for his fellow Democrats but made plain he wants...

Manchin holds out until last minute on elections vote

Sen. Joe Manchin talks to his staff on the Senate subway after working behind closed doors with other Democrats in a...

McConnell opposes House’s bipartisan Jan. 6 commission bill

By BURGESS EVERETT 05/19/2021 10:56 AM EDT Updated: 05/19/2021 11:36 AM EDT .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}Senate Minority...

Ernst defends fellow Republican leader Cheney — but calls for intra-GOP peace

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa — Sen. Joni Ernst doesn’t agree with Liz Cheney’s opposition to former President Donald Trump. The Iowa Republican still says...

McConnell: Big Business acting like 'woke parallel government'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing. | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}Mitch...

Manchin pushes Dems for voting rights compromise amid talk of killing filibuster

Sen. Joe Manchin adjusts his face mask as he arrives for votes on Biden administration nominees, at the Capitol in Washington,...

Senate centrists weigh brokering deals on immigration, minimum wage

Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday's meeting is about the “road ahead." | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}A bipartisan group of...

Trump taunts don't shake McConnell's hold on Senate GOP

Sen. Rick Scott challenged the certification of Donald Trump's reelection loss, bashed Trump's second impeachment trial and recently spoke with the former president...

Up in '22, Murkowski readies to face impeachment vote fallout

Sen. Lisa Murkowski arrives at the start of the fifth day of the second impeachment trial of former President Trump. | Stefani...

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