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West Virginia Metro
Will Manchin run for governor again?
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he's "leaving all his options open" for 2016. That is when voters will elect West Virginia's next governor and, Manchin has said this week, he's not ruling out a return to the Mountain State for another run.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail
W.Va. could get more federal black lung money
While state lawmakers have lamented a type of funding cap for federal black lung grants, the state could actually receive more money for the clinics next year.
WCHS To Host Town Hall Meeting On Lessons Learned From Water Crisis
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is set to join WCHS for a town hall meeting on Tuesday to discuss moving forward after the West Virginia water crisis.
Senator Manchin Defends Law Firm Accused of Concealing Black Lung Medical Evidence
Only one day after the Center for Public Integrity's reporting series on denials of black lung benefits to coal miners was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, Senator Joe Manchin defended the controversial law firm at the center of the investigation.
Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama
Natalie Tennant is scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic, even as the state moves sharply to the right.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
W.Va. Man Accused of Threatening US Senator
Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old West Virginia man has been indicted on charges he threatened to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.
Manchin In Denver, Urges Mines To Speak Out About Coal
The Democratic senator leading the battle against the White House's strategy to fight climate change urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal's role in providing affordable, reliable electricity to the country to help combat strict new emissions rules for coal-fired power plants.
Unemployment Extension Petition Gets Manchin's Push
Keeping the unemployment insurance extension issue alive, Sen. Joe Manchin III is asking supporters to sign on to a petition urging the House to act.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Elections Morning Digest: Angus King threatens to reduce the GOP's magic number by one
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Senate majority leader Harry Reid angers fellow Democrats with his mouth
Harry Reid says plans announced by the Koch brothers to run ads against him sound like an April Fool's joke, and and they're foolish to attack him becaise he is not afraid.
Blankenship Hand-Delivers Letters On Upper Big Branch To Manchin's Office,Tomblin's Reception Room
Former Massey Energy chief executive officer Don Blankenship is continuing his campaign to share what he calls the real source of the Upper Big Branch disaster that killed 29 men.
Where Sebelius Celebrated -- Sylvia Mathews Burwell heads for solid...
SPOTTED, dining with one-on-one Valerie Jarrett last night at the Blue Duck Tavern in Georgetown: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, celebrating five years and 7.5 million insured.
Manchin Statement on Sylvia Mathews Burwell Nomination to be Next Health and Human Services Secretary
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin on Thursday, April 10, 2014, issued the following statement on the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be the next U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Manchin addresses problems of illegal drug epidemic
There were more concerns than answers Friday, March 27, when United States Senator Joe Manchin and Circuit Judge William Thompson led a public meeting concerning drug problems in Southern West Virginia.
Joe Manchin: Koch Brothers 'Not Breaking the Law'
Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W. Va., sounds like no fan of the top Senate Democrat's attacks on the Koch brothers.
Manchin to Reid: Lay off the Koch brothers
This may be one reason why Republicans could woo Joe Manchin to the GOP after the midterms.
Keystone XL Pipeline Deadline Sought by 11 Senate Democrats
Democratic senators who favor completing the Keystone XL pipeline, including some of the party's most vulnerable senators up for re-election, are once again prodding the White House to make up its mind.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Washington Post
Toomey and Manchin back together on background checks
This week marks one year since Sens. Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey formed their unlikely alliance to strengthen background check laws on gun sales.
Gender wage gap shouldna t be political issue, Sen. Joe Manchin says
Sen. Joe Manchin, West Virginia Democrat, said Wednesday that the issue of the wage gap between men and women - something that he says should be common sense - has been overly politicized.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail
Editorial: The state can handle chemical spill regulation
In government, for each and every adverse action, there is an over-reaction. Sadly, a good case in point is Freedom Industries leaking thousands of gallons of water into the Elk River on Jan. 9. This leak shut down the water supply of 300,000 people for five days or longer.