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Arizona Democratic Party censures Kyrsten Sinema for protecting filibuster

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The executive board Saturday made the public rebuke following Sinema's vote this week to keep the 60-vote threshold in the Senate, along with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and all Senate Republicans. Her decision helped...

Sinema censured by Arizona Democrats over filibuster stance that blocked voting rights legislation

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The Arizona Democratic Party's executive board announced Saturday that it formally censured Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for voting to maintain the Senate's filibuster rules, effectively blocking Democrats...

NARAL pulls support from Sinema over failure to back filibuster change on voting bill

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On Tuesday, Mini Timmaraju, president of NARAL, announced a change to the organization's "endorsement criteria." The organization said it will "not endorse or support any senator" who does not work to pass the Democr...

Biden, Schumer respond to major setback after filibuster vote fails in Senate

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Biden said he was "profoundly disappointed" that the Senate "failed to stand up for our democracy." But he also assured followers that he is "not deterred." U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer sp...

Vulnerable Senate Dem Kelly says he’ll vote to nuke filibuster, leaving Manchin and Sinema even more isolated

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"My year in the Senate has shown me how dysfunctional this place can be, and how that prevents progress on issues that matter to Arizonans," Kelly, D-Ariz., who faces a difficult reelection this year, said. "We’re se...

Schumer to propose talking filibuster amid voting rights clash

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"If the Republicans block cloture on the legislation before us, I will put forward a proposal to change the rules to allow for a talking filibuster on this legislation," the New York Democrat said Tuesday after a mee...

Schumer to propose talking filibuster in last-minute attempt to persuade Manchin, Sinema

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"If the Republicans block cloture on the legislation before us, I will put forward a proposal to change the rules to allow for a talking filibuster on this legislation," the New York Democrat said Tuesday after a mee...

‘The Five’on Kamala Harris’ confusing interview, Sinema refusing to end filibuster

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JESSE WATTERS, FOX NEWS HOST: Hello, everybody. I'm Jesse Watters along with Sandra Smith, Harold Ford, Jr., Dagen McDowell and Brian Kilmeade. It's five o'clock in New York City, and this is The Five.(BEGIN VIDEO CL...

Stevie Wonder tells senators the ‘filibuster doesn’t work … why won’t you?’

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Stevie Wonder has joined the push for voting rights bills with an open message for senators. "Any senator who cannot support the protection of voting rights in the United States of America cannot say they support th...

Arizonans sound off on Kyrsten Sinema, opposition to filibuster reform

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"I’m just pleased that she’s not going along with her Democratic Party," one man told Fox News. A woman speaks to Fox News in Tucson, Arizona, about Sen. Sinema.

How the media pushes a misleading narrative on the filibuster debate

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News coverage of the Senate filibuster debate often omits or downplays Democrats’ recent hypocrisy on the issue and fails to inform Americans of the role the filibuster serves in the Senate, according to Thomas Jippi...

Kyrsten Sinema’s backing of filibuster sparks liberal-media meltdown

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"There's no need for me to restate my longstanding support for the 60-vote threshold to pass legislation. There's no need for me to restate its role in protecting our country from wild reversals of federal policy," S...

Kyrsten Sinema a ‘traitor’ to John Lewis for supporting filibuster, New York Democrat says

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U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman shared his views in a Twitter message in which he retweeted a photo that Sinema had posted of herself with Lewis, who died in July 2020 at age 80. She had captioned the post "My hero." "Hero: ...

Manchin declares he will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster

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"I will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster," Manchin said in a statement. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2018. (REUTERS...

Liberal pundits melt down after Sinema doubles down on filibuster support: ‘Resign or be removed from office’

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"There's no need for me to restate my longstanding support for the 60-vote threshold to pass legislation. There's no need for me to restate its role in protecting our country from wild reversals of federal policy," S...

Tom Cotton quoted Chuck Schumer in defending the filibuster: ‘Easiest speech I’ve ever given’

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FLASHBACK: SCHUMER SLAMMED REPUBLICANS FOR ATTEMPTING TO ‘CHANGE THE RULES' ON THE FILIBUSTER IN 2003 SEN. TOM COTTON: It was the easiest speech I've ever given in my time in politics. I didn't have to write a single...

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