Sinema and Manchin say they won't support eliminating the filibuster

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Thursday were quick to throw water on their fellow Democrats' plan to pass voting rights legislation.

Both Sinema and Manchin said they do not support eliminating the filibuster, the Senate's 60-vote supermajority rule. On Tuesday, President Biden delivered fiery remarks about voting rights during an address in Georgia, and endorsed changing the filibuster in order to get the legislation through.

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