Democrats’ Hopes for Voting Reform Fade
Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema remain opposed to making changes to the filibuster that would pave the way for a simple majority vote to pass the legislation.
Good afternoon from Capitol Hill.
For nearly seven hours yesterday as Senate Democrats tried to figure out the chamber’s schedule for next week, leaders held open a vote to impose sanctions on those involved with a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. The GOP bill ultimately fell short of the 60 votes ne…