Sinema received over $47,000 in campaign donations following her "no" vote against her party's minimum wage increase.
"The reality is, this is a crisis and the federal government must do more to address this surge of migrants," the Arizona Democrat said.
When comparing Arizona's two influential moderate Democratic senators, Latino activists say only Mark Kelly gives Hispanic community members the time of day, but the history is more complicated than that.
The San Francisco-based firm said it would make donations to the campaign until the end of the month.
The senators weren't on the invite list for the National Restaurant Association conference—until they voted to kill the $15 minimum wage.
The Arizona Democrat was criticized by members of her party after posting a picture of herself with the ring.
Border town mayors in Arizona applaud their senators for speaking up for them amid the surge of migrants.
Progressives continue to push for $15 an hour, despite their failure to get the raise included in the recently passed American Rescue Plan.
The Arizona Democrat is opposed to abolishing the filibuster amid debate about scrapping or reforming the Senate procedural rule.
"There's no way that I would vote to prevent the minority from having input into the process in the Senate," Manchin 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.
The Arizona senator's thumbs-down gesture when she voted against raising the federal minimum wage has opened a debate about feminism.
"A full-time minimum-wage earner makes less than $16k a year. This one's a no-brainer. Tell Congress to #RaiseTheWage!" Sinema wrote in 2014, when she served in the House.
While a majority (60 percent) of voters approve of the increase to $15 per hour, 71 percent support a more modest hike to $11.
Moderate Democrats oppose eliminating the Senate's controversial legislative rule, but there are less drastic options lawmakers could consider.
The two Democratic senators had previously indicated that they did not think the minimum wage increase was able to be pushed through in the reconciliation process.
Publicly and privately Latino groups have wrestled with the vote to withhold stimulus aid from undocumented immigrants by Kelly, fellow Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema, and the other six Democrats that joined them, which they say sent the wrong message so early in the fight for immigration reform.
A vote against Biden's nominee from the Arizona senator would prevent Tanden's confirmation as head of the Office of Management and Budget.
Activists questioned whether the Democrat would "stand in the way" of the proposed minimum wage hike.
The Poor People's Campaign's co-chair said the group planned to protest in Arizona next week.
The last time the U.S. raised its federal minimum wage was 2009 to its current level of $7.25, although many states have a higher rate.
"The current minimum wage can't support a family. You can't make ends meet," Kelly said on Friday during a break in impeachment proceedings.
"The minimum wage provision is not appropriate for the reconciliation process. It is not a budget item. And it shouldn't be in there," said Sinema, a Democratic senator from Arizona.
Budget reconciliation will require every Democrat to be on board and Manchin, Sinema and Kelly have all been vocal advocates for pursuing a bipartisan path.
The No Excuses PAC argues the two Democratic senators are moving the party away from "real solutions to half measures" in the name of bipartisanship.
Eliminating the controversial Senate rule would greatly help push the Biden administration's agenda forward.
Some Democrats worry that Republicans will use the filibuster to stop President Joe Biden's progressive legislative goals.
Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly also leads GOP Senator Martha McSally by a significant margin in the southwestern state.
Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona wore a bright pink bob wig on her first day back to Congress.
Sinema has sided with the president on more than 50 percent of votes held in the Senate.