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Manchin calls for ‘commonsense’ gun limits, resists filibuster reform

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Sen. Joe Manchin says scrapping the filibuster is "the only thing that prevents us from total insanity" It comes only hours after a deadly elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Republicans have relied on it to block Democrats from enacting many of their major priorities.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Manchin calls for ‘commonsense’ gun limits, resists filibuster reform

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Tuesday lamented the lack of Senate support for tougher gun laws following a mass shooting in Texas hours earlier but rejected the notion of eliminating the filibuster…

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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HuffPost

Joe Manchin Says He'd Do 'Anything' For Gun Control ― Except Eliminate Filibuster

The West Virginia Democrat reiterated his opposition to doing away with the Senate rule after the elementary school shooting in Ulvade, Texas.

1 month ago·United States
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The Daily Caller

Manchin Resists Calls To Scrap Filibuster To Push Through Gun Control, Says He’s Open To Reform

Sen. Joe Manchin resisted calls to scrap the filibuster amid calls for tighter gun control following Tuesday's mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Business Insider

Joe Manchin won't budge on the Senate filibuster after at least 19 children were killed in a Texas school shooting

"The filibuster is the only thing that prevents us from total insanity," he said. Congress hasn't passed a bill to address gun violence in years.

1 month ago·United States
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Alternet

Joe Manchin vows to do 'anything' he can to pass 'common sense' gun control legislation — except eliminate the filibuster

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has vowed to do “anything" he can to help pass "common sense" legislation after a gunman opened fire and claimed the lives of more than 20 victims at a Uvalde, Texas elementary school. “It makes no sense at all why we can’t do common sense things and try to prevent some o...

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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