Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., unknowingly switched parties on Wednesday, at least briefly on CNN.
Sinema made headlines for her speech on the Senate floor reaffirming her support of the filibuster, striking a fatal blow to the Democrat-backed voting bills she herself also supports but bucked her party’s demands to carve an exception to the 60-vote threshold so the liberal overhaul of elections can be passed by a simple majority.
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During Wednesday night’s installment of “Anderson Cooper: 360,” an on-air graphic showed an “R” next to her name instead of a “D.”
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, however, did correctly identify her and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin as Democrats at the beginning of the segment while covering their meeting with President Biden.
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Liberal critics have long accused Sinema and Manchin of being Republicans for not backing Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar social spending bill.
CNN isn’t the only media outlet to mistakenly switch the party of the two moderate-leaning senators.
Earlier in January, Axios issued a correction in an article after it identified Manchin as a Republican.