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Joe Manchin


'No Time to Waste': New Nationwide March For Our Lives Protests Set for June 11

"Together, we rose up four years ago. One million of us demanded change. We built a movement. We voted for new leaders. And the gun deaths increased. Now is the moment we march again."

Brett Wilkins ·


Arizona, West Virginia Residents Risk Arrest to Demand End to Filibuster

"Our democracy is on life support," said campaigners. "There's no time to ask nicely."

Julia Conley ·


Bezos Praises Manchin for Blocking Biden's Corporate Tax Hike

"Biden's plan was to make billionaires and corporations pay their fair share in taxes, and use that money to help families," said one critic. "Of course a billionaire owner of a $1.1 trillion corporation doesn't like that."

Julia Conley ·


Sanders: Manchin and Sinema 'Sabotaged' Biden Agenda Because They Lack 'Guts'

"Why don't you have the guts to take on the drug companies and the insurance companies and the fossil fuel industry?" the Vermont senator asked.

Jake Johnson ·


Reproductive Rights Coalition Tells Dems to 'Stop Defending the Filibuster in Our Name'

"While the filibuster has prevented passage of anti-abortion legislation in the past, we are under no illusion that clinging to the filibuster will protect us now."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Beyond Shameful': Manchin Joins Senate GOP—Again—to Block Abortion Rights

"Any politician who is not speaking up and voting to protect our rights in this moment is complicit in what comes next—the suffering and panic that will ensue if Roe falls."

Jessica Corbett ·


"We're Not Going Back—Never": Warren Has Plan to Defend Rights Enshrined in Roe

"The Supreme Court does not get the last word," the Massachusetts progressive asserted. "The American people—through their leaders in Congress—can and must take action."

Brett Wilkins ·


Nonviolent Direct Actions to Target Manchin and Sinema Over 'Corrupt Obstruction'

"Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin are protecting an abused, outdated Senate rule—the filibuster—and the profits of their corporate donors over our people, our democracy, and our planet."

Jake Johnson ·


Manchin Only Dem to Join GOP to Reroute Billions in Climate Funds to Pentagon

"This is who Joe Manchin is," said one critic.

Julia Conley ·


Where the Hell Is the Green New Deal?

Build Back Better is on the ropes. But other parts of a just transition are moving forward.

John Feffer ·

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