Author: Elizabeth Hertzberg

President Biden says he supports creating exception to filibuster in effort to pass voting rights legislation

In an interview that aired on Thursday, President Joe Biden said he supports creating an exception to the filibuster rule in the legislature. Biden said the measure could be taken by his Democratic administration in order to pass voting rights legislation over push back from Republicans. “That means whatever it[Read More…]

Senator Manchin reportedly saw increase in corporate donations after combatting Biden’s Build Back Better plan

After West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin made the decision to oppose President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better social spending bill, his political action committee saw a steep increase in corporate contributions. Manchin’s choice effectively prevented the legislation from passing the Senate, which has stopped the bill altogether. Manchin’s[Read More…]