THE HILL: Manchin Exit Deals Blow to Senate Compromise
Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) planned exit from the Senate is delivering a blow to the eroding dealmaking sector of the upper chamber, as compromise becomes devalued and partisanship wins out at the ballot box.
The West Virginia centrist has played among the most prominent roles in numerous bipartisan legislative efforts, including President Biden’s signature infrastructure law in 2021, negotiations on firearm background checks and on energy policy.
John LaBombard, SVP at ROKK Solutions and former top aide to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.) and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), shared his insights with The Hill about what departures by senators like Manchin means for bipartisanship moving forward. Read the full article here.