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  1. Gun reforms stall in SenateRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2013 | American Medical Association

    A bill that would address gun violence and safety after the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., failed to advance during a procedural vote April 17. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised to continue the reform debate after the Senate voted 54-46 in favor of measures to prevent criminals and those who are mentally ill from obtaining guns. At least 60 votes were needed to overcome a filibuster and then pass the bill.

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  2. Minnesota Concealed Carry Surges By More Than 6,000 Licensees In January AloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Breitbart.com

    ... second largest one month surge in state history. The largest surge came during the height of Senator Joe Manchin's (D-WV) gun control push in March 2013. The number of "active permit holders" added that month was 7,213. There are currently "221,712 ...

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  3. Senators side with Navy on ship cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Washington Examiner

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter wants to cut advanced, shore-hugging ships in favor of fighter jets and submarines. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus wants to grow the surface fleet.

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  4. Hunter Becomes First Female WV General OfficerRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | WOAY

    ... I think she has paved the way for many, many young women that are serving our country so gallantly," Senator Joe Manchin said. Regardless of her intentions, Hunter has certainly paved the way for more women to follow in her footsteps, and that ...

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  5. Naval ship named after MoH recipient, LegionnaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | American Legion Magazine

    More than 70 years after he stormed the beaches at Iwo Jima, Medal of Honor recipient and Legionnaire Herschel "Woody" Williams had an expeditionary support base named after him by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus. Williams, a lifelong West Virginia resident, stood at the podium during a ceremony at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston as Mabus told those in attendance, "I am honored to officially name T-ESB-4 the 'USNS Herschel 'Woody' Williams' in honor of a true Marine."

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  6. FBI: January Was Ninth Consecutive Month of Record Background ChecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Breitbart.com

    ... 2016. That breaks the previous January record of 2,495,440, which was set in 2013, during the height of Senator Joe Manchin's (D-WV) push for more gun control. It should always be noted that every purchaser who passes a background check can buy ...

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  7. AFP looking to clinch right-to-work victory in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hot Air

    Right-to-work in West Virginia is virtually guaranteed . Since this bill isn't related to the budget, or any other appropriation, Republicans just need a simple majority to override a veto from Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

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  8. Dems 'not impressed' with the FDA's plan to fight drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Hill

    A Democratic senator said he will not remove his hold on President Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration nominee even after the agency announced a sweeping plan to tackle drug abuse in an effort to sway the senator. Sen. Ed Markey said he would continue his hold on Dr. Robert Califf until the FDA agrees to an even wider review of its process of approving prescription painkillers, which are fueling an opioid epidemic in his state and many others.

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  9. Democrats don't need a purity testRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... views is what's important, not purity. I get mad when Diane Feinstein fights to keep Gitmo open and when Senator Joe Manchin criticizes the president for being the enemy of dirty coal and then was against the Iran nuclear deal. Those two senators ...

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  10. API launches tool to connect veterans with oil and gas job opportunitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | World Oil

    U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Member Joe Manchin joined the American Petroleum Institute on Wednesday to officially launch the Veterans Energy Pipeline -a new web-based tool that will help connect current members of the armed forces and veterans to civilian employment opportunities in the oil and natural gas industry. "Our goal is to build on the successes of America's energy revolution and help those serving our country, as well as veterans, transition into well-paying careers in the oil and gas industry," said API President and CEO Jack Gerard.

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  11. Daughter's Letter About Opioid-Addicted Mom Reaches Senate FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Switched

    The Food and Drug Administration's approach to painkillers and the nation's growing opioid epidemic is "horrifying," Sen. Joe Manchin charged Wednesday, humanizing that horror by reading a letter from an addict's anguished daughter on the Senate floor. Manchin, who is blocking President Barack Obama's nominee to head the FDA, accused the agency of putting business interests ahead of human beings, saying its regulators have shown their true intentions by approving opioid drugs for 11-year-olds and opposing prescription guidelines drafted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  12. Vets4Energy Promotes New Website to Connect Job-Seeking Vets and Hiring EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Capital Soup

    ... and businesses recognize this by actively seeking veterans to fill mission critical positions." U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and Co-Chair of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus, recognizes that ...

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  13. Manchin calls hearing on N&S takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Logan Banner

    Kyle Lovern/WDN Photo The Williamson yard of Norfolk-Southern is pictured above. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Tuesday that he is calling for an immediate Senate investigation into Canadian Pacific Railway's plan to acquire Norfolk ...

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  14. Murkowski and Cantwell: This is how it looks when Congress gets alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    After last year's passage of bipartisan highway and education bills, the U.S. Senate is taking up another broad piece of legislation - this time on energy - in a further sign that Republicans and Democrats can work together, even in an election year. Congress hasn't passed broad-based energy legislation since 2007.

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  15. Koch-backed W.Va. Senate leader drives anti-worker agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - By next week, both houses of the West Virginia Legislature are likely to have passed a right-to-work law and a second law eliminating prevailing wages.

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  16. This is how it looks when Congress gets alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Christian Science Monitor

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Maria Cantwell have found ways to move forward on a subject normally fraught with tension. Chairman Lisa Murkowski , right, and Sen. Maria Cantwell , ranking member, conduct a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, Jan. 8, 2015.

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  17. How two senators, opposing parties, got a bipartisan energy bill to the floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Christian Science Monitor

    GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Democrat, have led legislative efforts on a subject that can be fraught with tension . Chairman Lisa Murkowski , right, and Sen. Maria Cantwell , ranking member, conduct a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, Jan. 8, 2015.

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  18. Americans For Prosperity Looks To Seal The Deal On Right-To-Work In West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Townhall

    Right-to-work in West Virginia is virtually guaranteed . Since this bill isn't related to the budget, or any other appropriation, Republicans just need a simple majority to override a veto from Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

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  19. New bill represents a test in SenateRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Inter-Mountain

    Even Environmental Protection Agency officials backed away from a plan to establish job-killing new regulations on coal ash after U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., pointed out they were not needed.

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  20. NTSB to release documents in Phila. Amtrak crash investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Post-gazette.com

    Federal investigators will open a new window into the deadly Amtrak Train 188 derailment in Philadelphia when they release a trove of documents today, including interview transcripts with the engineer. Those interviews could provide the most detailed view yet of Brandon Bostian, the engineer running the train in May when it sped to 106 m.p.h. - more than twice the speed limit for an approaching curve - before hurtling off the tracks in Frankford Junction, killing eight and injuring more than 200.

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