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1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

Congress puts Obama's overseas coal ban on chopping block

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., center, and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., leave the Senate chamber after voting on an energy bill, at the Capitol in Washington, earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Governors, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Illinois

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Washington Examiner

Democrats don't mind that Harry Reid is blocking some of their ideas

Democrats are largely happy with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid 's election-year strategy of limiting the number of amendment votes they face, even though it means some of their own ideas haven't gotten a chance.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, Senator Joe Manchin, US Governors, Senator Kay Hagan

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Hill

Export-Import Bank supporters aim for show of strength in Senate

Business groups are turning their firepower toward the Senate in the fight over the Export-Import Bank, hoping a strong vote this month could be enough to break down resistance in the House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Representative Tim Scott, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

W.Va. higher ed agencies name senior administrator

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education said Matt Turner will be the agencies' new executive vice chancellor for administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Marshall University, US Governors

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Reuters

U.S. Ex-Im Bank weighs loan to major India coal project

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate change strategy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. black lung clinics getting $1.2m from US

More than $1.2 million in federal funding is headed to West Virginia to support the state's eight black lung clinics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Governors

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Manchin Seeks to Split the Difference on Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization

The chairman of a Senate subcommittee that oversees the Export-Import Bank is attempting to stake out a middle ground in a firestorm over the bank's fate with legislation that would renew its charter for five years and effectively block a requirement that coal-fired plants financed by the bank use carbon-capture technology.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Man runs 77-mile Greenbrier River Trail in under 24 hours [Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) June 29--When Jim Moore decided he would attempt to run the 77-mile Greenbrier River Trail in under 24 hours, he figured few other people would notice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Marketing

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Sunday Talk: These colors don't run

Face The Nation : Sen. Joe Manchin ; Sen. John Barrasso ; Former US Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey ; : Peggy Noonan , Michael Gerson , Former Clinton White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers and Todd Purdum .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Sean Duffy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, US Governors, Darrell Issa

Reuters

Campaign trail should not extend to Senate floor: Joe Manchin

West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin tells Reuters Political Correspondent Andy Sullivan the U.S. Senate ought to make it an ethics violation to campaign against or fundraise to topple another sitting senator, saying it's almost impossible to work collaboratively with people trying to end your career.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Manchin, Rahall Mark Fourth Anniversary Of Byrd's Passing

Washington, D.C. Two members of West Virginia's Congressional delegation paid their respects Friday to U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd to mark the fourth anniversary of his death this weekend.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Byrd, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, US Governors

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Politico

Manchin hits Kochs after defense

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin blasted the Koch Brothers for being part of an "out-of-state agenda," just months after defending them for creating jobs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Healthcare Law, Law

The Daily Caller

Dem Sen: 'People Would Have Died' Without Coal Last Winter

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin slammed radical critics of coal during a Wednesday debate on the Senate floor over the role of coal in global warming.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Sheldon Whitehouse

Marietta Times

WorkForce West Virginia gets federal funds

WorkForce West Virginia is receiving more than $191,000 in federal funding to help West Virginians who are out of work find employment opportunities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, West Virginia, Democrat, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, US Governors

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Daily Kos

Senate Democrats grouse about amendments

You have to hand it to Republicans. Their obstruction in the Senate has been nothing short of diabolical in its reach.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US Senate, Cory Booker, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, US Governors

The Intelligencer

Candidate Says Joe Manchin Is Role Model

Democrat Jennifer Garrison opposes Obamacare, doesn't support the president's energy policies and looks to Sen. Joe Manchin as being her congressional role model.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Westbrook grant aimed at homeless

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced housing programs across West Virginia will receive a total of $842,303 through the Continuum of Care Program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, US Governors, West Virginia, Jackson County, WV

The Hill

Sen. Warren goes to West Virginia

Warren is slated to campaign for Democratic senatorial candidate Natalie Tennant on July 14 in W. Va.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Barack Obama, US Governors, Mary Landrieu

Sun Jun 22, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Vienna student Shah receives gold medal

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., recognized Aarthy Shah, of Vienna, for receiving the Congressional Award Gold Medal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Vienna, WV, US Governors

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Teacher of Year: Schools need community support

State Teacher of the Year Erin Sponaugle stressed that message Thursday when she spoke Thursday before approximately 100 people who'd been invited to attend "EDTalks: Connecting Education, Jobs and Our Future" - an event aimed at connecting educational, business, community and political leaders who care about strengthening area school systems.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Berkeley County, WV, Standardized Testing, Education

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