“The Democratic Version of John McCain”
Like McCain, the former moonlight drinking quarterback isn’t afraid to let his co-workers know where he is on a particular day, either in the corridors of the Capitol or on cable news. Some people often publicly discuss how to deal with problems or tough votes. In allusion to his condition, he lives on a boat in DC called “Almost Heaven”.
Senators say it is just as important to follow Manchin’s appearances on cable news or in the newspapers as it is to follow comments from Senate leaders to understand where things are going.
“Joe loves being in …