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Tag Archives: Joe Manchin

Democrats Reach Deal On Unemployment Benefits; Vote-a-rama Begins

Senate Democrats struck a deal Friday evening to extend unemployment insurance in President Biden‘s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package after deliberating and halting other action for roughly nine hours. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) finally supported Democrat’s proposal for emergency jobless benefits after hesitating to support an earlier version. Democrats will now …

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Manchin To Vote Against Biden OMB Nominee Neera Tanden

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has announced that he will vote against Neera Tanden, President Biden‘s nominee for the director of the Office of Management and Budget. Manchin released a brief statement on Friday saying that Tanden’s past comments on Twitter about colleagues on both sides of the aisle had …

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