The Senate minority leader praised the Democrat for wanting to keep the filibuster in the upper house.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reportedly said that the Senate filibuster "certainly should be lifted for constitutional matters" during an unreleased podcast appearance, adding that "I would put election law matters at the top of that list."
Murray, the third-ranking Senate Democrat, has previously refrained from signaling support for overturning the filibuster, which typically requires a 60-vote bipartisan majority to pass legislation.
As the West Virginia senator has called for more bipartisanship on the For the People Act, he does not feel that a more progressive candidate would pose a challenge for him.
Biden has signaled that his position is softening on upholding the Senate rule that requires support from 60 senators to pass most legislation.
Both Obama and President Joe Biden defended the tactic in 2005 before later denouncing it.
Progressives continue to push for $15 an hour, despite their failure to get the raise included in the recently passed American Rescue Plan.
President Joe Biden has urged Congress to act on guns following the mass shootings in Georgia and Colorado.
The Senate minority leader said on a podcast that Democrats might find post-filibuster, GOP lawmakers wouldn't agree "even on the simplest things."
Former President Donald Trump said it would be "catastrophic" for the Republican Party if the Senate filibuster is eliminated.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said that President Joe Biden's suggestion that the Senate return to a requirement that senators speak during the entirety of a filibuster was "an idea worth discussing" on Friday.
Nuking the Senate filibuster would both undermine our political order and be politically shortsighted for Democrats.
"Imagine a world where every single task requires a physical quorum of 51 senators on the floor—and, by the way, the vice president doesn't count," the Senate Minority Leader wrote.
The South Carolina senator told Fox News that GOP lawmakers would fight any Democratic plan to "abolish the filibuster and transform America."
The president admitted he "may not get" any Republican votes.
The Arizona Democrat is opposed to abolishing the filibuster amid debate about scrapping or reforming the Senate procedural rule.
Schumer said that Democrats will soon test Senate Republicans by introducing a bill proposing background checks for firearms—an idea polls say is widely supported by American voters.
"There's no way that I would vote to prevent the minority from having input into the process in the Senate," Manchin said.
Biden has no plans to scrap the filibuster, even though the procedure could block the voting rights bill.
Democrats are split on whether to reform or abolish the procedure that allows a minority of senators to block legislation.
"If enough members in the Senate agree, we'll change the rules," the Senate Majority Whip said.
"There's things we can talk about," the West Virginia Democrat said, suggesting modifications could be made to the Senate's contentious legislative rule.
Moderate Democrats oppose eliminating the Senate's controversial legislative rule, but there are less drastic options lawmakers could consider.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Democrats "have a responsibility" to raise the minimum wage after promising voters they would.
The Democratic New York congresswoman also updated her Instagram followers on what they could expect from the latest COVID relief package.
McConnell has called the $1.9 trillion stimulus package passed by the House on Friday a "missed opportunity."