New documents show corporations bankrolled the two senators as they killed a $15 minimum wage and pushed to preserve the filibuster.
|Walker Bragman April 15, 2021 (The Daily Poster)|
Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, left, and Joe Manchin (Photo credit: Bill Clark and Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)
Democratic Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin have been generating attention for their refusal to support legislation and filibuster reforms that would further their party’s promised agenda, such as raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, creating a public health insurance option and passing much-needed climate change measures. Now, newly disclosed campaign finance records reviewed by The Daily Poster reveal the two senators’ stances have been handsomely rewarded from corporate interests that stand to benefit from their actions.
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