Democrats’ plan to turn the nation’s capital into a state just got a little tougher after a key swing vote signaled his opposition. On Friday, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin (D) claimed that granting Washington D.C. statehood should not be done by a partisan Congress.
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Republicans on Capitol Hill have blasted Democrats for attempting to rig the Supreme Court in their favor. While speaking to reporters on Thursday, Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) criticized efforts from the left to pack the court.