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Swing Vote Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Will Not Dump Filibuster For Gun Control

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2021
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Democrats appear ready to jettison the Senate filibuster in pursuit of stricter federal gun control legislation, but at least one key swing vote, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), says he will not vote to end the filibuster in order to pass two House-drafted anti-gun bills.

CNN’s Manu Raju spoke to Manchin Wednesday morning and it appears the moderate Democrat — and the one legislator Democrats truly need to pass gun control, with or without the filibuster — is not interested in making the change.

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