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Moostache

(9,895 posts)
1. Manchin is not a real Democrat if he is the sole "yea" vote from the caucus...
Fri Oct 5, 2018, 10:52 AM
Oct 2018

But does that really surprise anyone? The GOP is ALWAYS held to the line and votes accordingly...Democrats? Herding cats...

The_Counsel

(1,660 posts)
4. To Be Fair, the Speculation Is That Manchin...
Fri Oct 5, 2018, 10:56 AM
Oct 2018

...does not want to be the deciding vote that confirms Kavanaugh.

If that’s true, Collins and Murkowski voting “no”—-still no sure thing even now—pretty much guarantees a “no” from Manchin. Guess we’ll have to wait and see.

Me.

(35,454 posts)
6. And Perhaps We Can Finally End The Myth Of HIs Voting With DEms
Fri Oct 5, 2018, 11:17 AM
Oct 2018

most of the time. He has actually voted with Comrade Trump 61% of the time

SweetieD

(1,660 posts)
8. Manchin needs to go. I don't understand what is going on in West Virginia
Fri Oct 5, 2018, 11:25 AM
Oct 2018

And why that population is the way it is but surely a real dem who actually votes for dems could also get elected. It is maddening to always hear his name announced as a flip vote. He needs to register as an independent and stop being financed by the dem party.

And I hope this post is not against the rules. Just saying how I feel.

AmandaRuth

(3,105 posts)
10. Tom Perez better be on the phone to his office right now
Fri Oct 5, 2018, 11:34 AM
Oct 2018

if anything, just to tell him to face the music and drop the D. Also, the party better not send him one cent ever again for anything.

Azathoth

(4,607 posts)
13. That would be suicide for Manchin
Fri Oct 5, 2018, 02:49 PM
Oct 2018

Dems tolerate him because he's supposed to be our +1 vote on the vitally important calls. If he starts doing that job for the Republicans instead, then we might as well just have a Republican in his seat.

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