During the 2016 presidential election, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine touted his experience as a former civil rights attorney and, in particular, his experience representing people of color who faced housing discrimination. Now, Kaine—along with 11 of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate—is supporting a financial…
Three barbs deep into a digital mano-a-mano with Vice President Mike Pence,
Republican Democratic West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin told us everything he thinks we need to know about our nation’s capital Wednesday night: “Washington Sucks.”
Nearly five months after Tom Price resigned in disgrace as Health and Human Services Secretary, his successor has been confirmed—thanks in part to seven Democrats.
On Monday, Politico reported that at least four senators are pushing Al Franken to reconsider his decision to resign from the Senate. Accusations against Franken by multiple women, which included stories of forcible kissing and groping, led Franken to resign earlier this month after pressure from his Democratic women…
As Democratic senators line up to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’ single payer health care bill, the party’s most conservative member said he was open to exploring the idea. Speaking to Bloomberg on Wednesday, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia said the proposal “should be explored.”
Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat in name only, would like the citizens of West Virginia to know that he’s not prepared to kowtow to criticism just because he’s supposedly a Democrat. Manchin is also prepared to do anything to advertise his conservatism, while remaining a Democrat, even if that costs him re-election.
West Virginia, like many poor, fading, post-industrial states, is in need of a lot of government help: for health care, for environmental cleanup, for infrastructure, for jobs of the future. Instead, it will get this: bullshit.