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Senate abortion rights bill likely to fail after Joe Manchin opposes
The Democratic legislation to enshrine abortion rights into federal law looks set to fail in the Senate this afternoon by a vote of 49 - 51, after West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin said he would join Republicans to vote no. The Democratic legislation to enshrine abortion rights into federal law looks set to fail in the Senate this afternoon by a vote of 49 - 51, after West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Senate votes to raise the debt limit until December 3rd
The Senate voted on Thursday night to raise the debt limit until December 3rd, after Republicans and Democrats reached an agreement.... ... rid of the filibuster. Mr Biden said it was a real possibility late on Monday, though others like Sen Joe Manchin of West Virginia oppose changing it. I don t know that threat was real, Mr. Cruz said. Does Democratic leadership blink? Before the vote,...
Updated: 10/08/2021
Joe Manchin's $739 billion bill could pass this Senate on party-line vote
... Manchin of West Virginia made a surprise deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a $739 billion healthcare, climate and tax package, but will it actually become law, but plans it actually becomes law? Key Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia made a surprise deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a $739 billion healthcare , climate and tax package, but will it actually become law? A number of analysts are saying that the legislation, called the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, is likely to be enacted. In a Thursday note, Isaac Boltansky , managing director and director of policy research at BTIG, said that any Senator Manchin supports should be able to pass the ...
Updated: 07/29/2022
Poll: Two men are shaping our politics in Virginia
Washington - Two big forces are shaping our politics in Virginia. The first day of Nov. 3 set the agenda for the campaigning for the next month. WASHINGTON - Two big forces are shaping our politics ... ... November is a party that remains indivisible from Trump. Per NBC s Ed Demaria, three — and maybe four — of those 11 Republican senators who voted to continue on the debt limit increase will not be in the Senate after next year. Is Josh Mandel advanced ...
Updated: 10/08/2021
Senate braces for high-stakes confirmation battle for Stephen Breyer
... in the chamber - 50 -- 50, with a Democratic vice president to break ties, so they need a candidate who is guaranteed to draw support from every member. Two notable Democratic defectors on Biden's legislative ambitions — Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona haven't voted against any of his judicial nominees so far. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on pending district court nominees, as the White House considers Supreme Court candidates. A committee aide said it plans to advance a number of Circuit Court nominees in the near future. Lawmakers ...
Updated: 01/31/2022
Two us Senators ask Blinken to report on efforts to protect journalists in Mexico
MEXICO City published an open letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken asking him to urge the Mexican government to improve its efforts to protect journalists. MEXICO CITY — Two prominent U.S. residents. Senators published an open letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken asking him to urge the Mexican government to improve its ... ... killed since Mexican President Andr s Manuel L pez Obrador took office in December 2018. Sen. Tim Kaine , a Democrat from Virginia , and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida , asked the State Department on Tuesday to report on what it is doing ...
Updated: 02/09/2022
Maryland senators file bill to allow access to psychedelics for military veterans
... options trade alerts every month for only $7, With a 14 day refund guarantee, Maryland senators filed a bill to establish a Post-Traopoly Stress Disorder Alternative Therapies... ... military veterans cost-free access to psychedelics, according to Marijuana Moment. Under the legislation sponsored by Senator Sarah Elfreth D, certain psychedelics such as psilocybin... ... reform spreading across the country, with new bills being introduced in Missouri , Virginia , Kansas, and Utah. In December of last year, the DEA increased its quota for...
Updated: 02/10/2022
Senate Democrat opposes $4,500 EV tax credit boost
... Reuters - A bid by the White House to dramatically boost electric vehicle tax credits hit a major roadblock on Sunday when a Senate Democrat said he would not support a $1.75 trillion domestic investment bill. WASHINGTON, December 19, Reuters - A bid by the White House to dramatically boost electric vehicle tax credits hit a major roadblock on Sunday when a Senate Democrat said he would not support a $1.75 trillion domestic investment bill. West Virginia 's Joe Manchin appeared to deal a fatal blow to President Joe Biden 's signature domestic policy bill, known as Build Back Better, which aims to expand the social safety net and tackle climate change. The bill will add up to $7,500 EV tax credit ...
Updated: 12/19/2021
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