(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday left the door open to one day becoming an independent, three days after Arizona colleague Kyrsten Sinema announced that she was leaving the Democratic Party to become an independent herself. While speaking with reporters on Monday afternoon, Manchin,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An about-face from Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday evening helped to set the Senate on an unexpected glide path to averting a Friday night shutdown. The funding bill, which will keep the government running through Dec. 16, easily earned the 60 votes necessary... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senators Susan Collins and Joe Manchin joined forces Wednesday to propose changes to a 19th century law that former President Donald Trump and his allies exploited to try to overturn his 2020 election loss. Manchin, D-W.Va., and Collins, R-Maine, testified before the Senate... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- On ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin again declined to speculate about backing President Joe Biden in 2024 and said he was hopeful fellow Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will come on board with a deficit reduction, climate and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a surprise move Wednesday, West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced that not only had he reached a deal with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a major health care-focused spending package -- he had also signed onto climate and energy provisions. It was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With Joe Manchin's stamp of approval in the closely divided Senate, President Joe Biden and Democratic Party leaders are ready for the chamber to move forward before the next recess on a slimmed-down spending bill that focuses on health care. But not... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday castigated Sen. Joe Manchin after the West Virginia Democrat said he wouldn’t support legislation focused on climate change and tax changes, citing his concerns over high inflation. Manchin is "intentionally sabotaging the president’s agenda, what the American people... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Joe Manchin appears to have torpedoed a cornerstone of President Joe Biden's economic agenda, telling Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer Thursday evening that he won't support moving forward on proposed tax hikes on wealthy Americans and corporations that would pay for... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats have reached agreement on a key portion of a revised domestic policy bill, once known as Build Back Better, which would allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices, according to a source familiar with the matter. Democrats have worked for years... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's calls for Congress to pass a gas tax holiday were being met with skepticism Wednesday from both sides of the aisle. In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said he had several concerns... Read More.
(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and NBA icon Jerry West joined three fellow sports personalities native to West Virginia to pen a letter to Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., urging him to help push voting rights legislation in the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As President Joe Biden headed to Capitol Hill on Thursday in an attempt to persuade Democratic lawmakers to back a major change to the Senate's rules that would allow voting rights legislation to move forward, two key Democratic senators again rejected the... Read More.