Mitch McConnell-linked group invests $1 million in West Virginia to urge Joe Manchin fidelity to filibuster

Mitch McConnell-linked group invests $1 million in West Virginia to urge Joe Manchin fidelity to filibuster


The political nonprofit organization aligned with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is spending $1 million in West Virginia to encourage Sen. Joe Manchin to resist pressure from Democratic leaders to dismantle the filibuster.

The advertisements from One Nation are running statewide on television, radio, and digital platforms as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other top Democrats squeeze Manchin to walk back his commitment to preserve the 60-vote threshold for clearing legislation through the Senate. The Democrats are leaning on Manchin in a bid to pass a major overhaul of federal election law, with the bill having zero chance under current Senate rules because Republicans are unanimously opposed.

“West Virginians know Senator Manchin as a man of his word

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