Justice Breyer’s announcement was met with trepidation from some Democrats, who worry his successor may be the next party priority blocked by Sens. Manchin and Sinema.
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Democratic voters are not as pleased with the senior senator from Arizona.
Brown and Turner’s first showdown during a special election last year split the Democrats along increasingly familiar ideological lines.
“Rep. Newman likely was motivated to enter the agreement to avoid competing against Mr. Chehade in the next Democratic primary,” the Office of Congressional Ethics report said.
Progressives watched the size of Biden’s social spending agenda shrink and now are being told by their leadership it’s about to carved up beyond recognition.
Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) remain opposed to a filibuster carveout for voting rights. Left-wing groups are done backing them.
A high-profile rematch and newly drawn districts in the Austin area are giving progressives hope their message will win come March 1.