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(10,982 posts)
3. Because Manchin (and Sinema) wouldn't be the deciding votes
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 12:31 PM
Apr 2021

With 2 more Democratic Senators they lose their power.


(68,513 posts)
10. Do you understand, there is a real possibility with what is going on in Georgia that
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 12:38 PM
Apr 2021

Sen. Warnock may lose? And the Senatorial seats we are going after are in moderate to conservative States. We have a chance but it is dicey. I wish Breyer would retire ASAP. And the House is at grave risk...and if we lose the House...it is the same as in 10 for Obama...nothing gets done.



(15,325 posts)
2. No. It means the Republican Party can go F themselves
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 12:31 PM
Apr 2021

Manchin's home-state power trip will be moved to irrelevant.


(16,754 posts)
9. Joe Manchin has to put up an opposition to DC statehood.
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 12:38 PM
Apr 2021

I doubt he can raise an objectionable reason as to why this should not happen. For DC pays MORE in Federal taxes than does West Virginia and WV gets back MORE in Federal aid than DC does.

So there. Joe Manchin.


Drunken Irishman

(34,857 posts)
6. It's not going to happen, unfortunately. They don't have the votes to overcome the filibuster.
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 12:34 PM
Apr 2021

And Manchin has already said he's not going to vote to scrap the Holiday.


(24,722 posts)
8. Well,
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 12:37 PM
Apr 2021

hope springs eternal.

I'm not mainline religious.but I will send up pagan humanist PRAYERS for this!!!!


(17,162 posts)
11. Will West Virginia Joe vote to diminish his vise-like grip on the gonads?
Thu Apr 22, 2021, 12:40 PM
Apr 2021

Unfortunately, I think I know the answer:

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