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  1. Sanders under rising pressure to form thir...Read the original story

    36 min ago | Washington Times

    Democratic Party insiders say efforts to draft Sen. Bernard Sanders to launch a political party are foolish, doomed to fail and could do more to hurt than help the progressive cause. The pressure on Mr. Sanders to strike out on his own is intensifying now that former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee , overcoming a stiff challenge from Rep. Keith Ellison and progressive activists who say the party 's primary race last year was rigged against the Vermont independent.

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  2. the Democrats Who Don't Dare Face Voters at Town Halls:...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Instapundit

    Recent weeks have seen a flood of media reports on Republicans facing angry constituents at town-hall meetings, so it's nice to see the Associated Press point out that many Democrats have been dodging town halls altogether. Specifically, AP's Steve Peoples notes that Senate Democrats up for re-election in states that President Trump carried on Election Day just don't want to show up.

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  3. Democrat Joe Manchin gets in with BreitbartRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Memeorandum

    Democrat Joe Manchin gets in with Breitbart - On Wednesday Feb 8, West Virginia's Democratic Senator Joe Manchin welcomed the Breitbart News editorial team to his Capitol Hill office for an hourlong off-the-record "get to know you" session.

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  4. Supreme Court fight in the Senate could kill off last of anti-abortion DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Joe Donnelly belongs to a rare political breed. Not only is he a blue congressman in a red state, Donnelly is one of the last remaining anti-abortion senators in the Democratic Party.

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  5. Schumer Touts Manchin Plan Tying Trade Rep to Miner PensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Sen. Joe Manchin III is making yet another pitch to get certainty regarding pension benefits for retired coal miners, with the backing of Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer . Schumer said the West Virginia Democrat has a plan for dealing with coal miners' pensions and health care that he would be releasing this week if he hasn't already.

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  6. Big Greens Are Mad at Bernie For All the Wrong ReasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | In These Times

    Reading through the League of Conservation Voters' most recent scorecard of U.S. lawmakers might leave you with a strange impression: That coal-loving Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, and Dakota Access Pipeline backer Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat from North Dakota, are bigger environmental champions than Bernie Sanders. Neither Manchin or Heitkemp received especially high rankings - 47 and 53 out of 100, respectively - but their scores trounce Sanders' score, which was just 6 percent.

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  7. Senators Weigh in on Billfish Conservation ActRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Florida Sportsman

    Conservationists and anglers are praising a bill filed Wednesday by U.S. Senators Bill Nelson , Marco Rubio , Joe Manchin and Jerry Moran that seeks to clear the way for full implementation of a landmark law to raise protections for billfish. The Billfish Conservation Act was lauded when it was signed into law in 2012, but a slight ambiguity in the wording of the original legislation prevented it from being implemented as intended by the federal government.

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  8. Meeting sought with West Virginia leaders from CongressRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    Demonstrators at the Capitol in Charleston are calling on the state's congressional delegation to hear their concerns about the Affordable Care Act. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports more than 200 people gathered on Saturday to invite the representatives to an April 19 town hall event inside the state Culture Center.

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  9. Dem 2020 hopefuls lead pack in opposing Trump Cabinet picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Hill

    Kirsten Gillibrand Dem 2020 hopefuls lead pack in opposing Trump Cabinet picks Sanders, not Trump, is the real working-class hero Dem senator predicts Gorsuch will be confirmed MORE is at the top. The New York senator has voted against 12 of Trump's Cabinet picks and is the only Democrat to vote against Gen.

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  10. The Democrats who don't dare face voters at town halls 0:0Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New York Post

    Recent weeks have seen a flood of media reports on Republicans facing angry constituents at town-hall meetings, so it's nice to see the Associated Press point out that many Democrats have been dodging town halls altogether. Specifically, AP's Steve Peoples notes that Senate Democrats up for re-election in states that President Trump carried on Election Day just don't want to show up. 4 comments

  11. This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 37Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 25 | The Sietch Blog

    Trump is continuing his war on the media , because he thinks that fascism is cool , and that being a tin pot dictator is "winning." You can't just ban the media outlets that are investigating you.

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  12. Democrats in Trump-turf states avoid public forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | NWAonline

    From Montana to West Virginia, the nation's most vulnerable Senate Democrats are avoiding public meetings as their Republican counterparts get pummeled by an energized electorate frustrated with President Donald Trump's early agenda. In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.

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  13. Pruitt's Right For EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Daily News-Record

    Never perhaps has a federal bureacuracy more needed a tough manager than the Environmental Protection Agency needs Scott Pruitt . If ever a swamp - of "mission creep," that is - existed, this agency is it.

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  14. Democrats edgy amid an outcry over town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Albany Times Union

    Senator Charles Schumer answers questions from members of the media at Hudson Valley Community College on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Troy, N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer answers questions from members of the media at Hudson Valley Community College on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Troy, N.Y. FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  15. Manchin schools Sanders supporters: Bernie 'not even a Democrat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Joe Manchin reminded supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders in West Virginia that the former presidential candidate is not a Democrat, according to a report. During a 15-minute phone conversation the Democratic lawmaker spoke with Sanders supporters, who he challenged to devise a primary challenge to his candidacy.

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  16. Hillary Clinton suggests Senator Heitkamp should "Get out of Congress"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Valley News Live

    Earlier this week Hillary Clinton tweeted this out about members of Congress that are not willing to do town halls with their constituents. Today, the Associated Press had an article titled, Vulnerable Dems lay low as town hall angst rages.

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  17. Progressive Groups to Schumer: Stand for the Resistance and Ditch ManchinRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Common Dreams

    Sen. Joe Manchin , seen here in Nov. 2016, should not be part of the Democratic leadership, a group of progressive organizations said Thursday. A group of progressive organizations is calling on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to boot Joe Manchin from his party leadership position, saying the West Virginia senator's recent record proves he's unfit to be among those spearheading resistance to the Trump administration's right-wing agenda .

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  18. Democratic Senators Chicken Out From Town HallsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | National Review Online

    The current narrative on town halls pushed by the Democrats, and finding its way into a lot of media coverage, is that 2017 is the mirror image of 2009, when grassroots Tea Party protests at town halls were a sign of mounting public anger over Obamacare that spilled into a GOP landslide in the 2010 elections. You will notice that this is very different from the old Democratic narrative of what happened in 2009, and you will also recall that Democrats went ahead and passed Obamacare anyway.

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  19. Joe Manchin: a Senate Republicrat to Dispute and ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Counterpunch

    ... pushovers. Part of this progressive effort means keeping an eye on certain Democratic policy-makers. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) is definitely one of them. Manchin has recently been under fire for voting to confirm controversial Attorney General Jeff ...

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  20. Nicholas County gets $1.9 Million grant for flood recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WOAY

    West Virginia's U.S. senators say the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing a $1.9 million grant to the state.

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