Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Rejects Filibuster Rule Change To Pass Voting Rights Bill

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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) will not side with her party to vote to change filibuster rules to pass the Democrat’s sweeping voting rights legislation. Sinema, along with fellow centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) stated they could not support a “short-sighted” rules change. “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,” Sinema said on Thursday. “This week’s harried discussions about Senate rules are but a poor substi…

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