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Joe Manchin To Be The Top Democrat On Senate Energy Committee

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Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia secured the top Democratic spot on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Tuesday, despite environmental activists lobbying against him. The environmental wing of the Democrat Party has been critical of Manchin over his support for fossil fuels, and Manchin as ranking Democrat on the Senate energy committee may be an added hurdle to ...

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Joe Manchin Surprises Everyone By Coming Out Against Trump’s Energy Regulator Pick

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West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin has withdrawn his support for a federal energy regulator nominee as he faces immense scrutiny from his party’s environmental base. A Senate procedural vote Wednesday to confirm Robert McNamee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) fell along party lines, 50-49. Despite being a Democrat, Manchin’s vote again McNamee was unexpected. The West Virginia lawmaker ...

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President Donald Trump to hold MAGA rally in Charleston, WV this month

President Donald Trump will hold one of his legendary Make America Great Again rallies in Charleston, West Virginia August 21, 2018. [Live Stream] The rally will lend support for Republican Senatorial nominee Patrick Morrisey who is challenging Democratic party incumbent Joe Manchin for that Senate seat. Current polls range between Morrisey up 2 points to Manchin holding a 10 point lead. The ...

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West Virgnia Senator Joe Manchin extremely vulnerable in 2018

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West Virginia  Incumbent: Joe Manchin (D-WV) Republicans look poised to pick off a Democratic Senate seat come 2018 in West Virginia. Trump carried West Virginia with 68% of the vote in 2016. Jim Justice, the state’s governor changed his party registration from the Democratic Party to the GOP at a Trump rally in Huntington, West Virginia back in early August. ...

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Senate Filibuster on Gun Control Fails

Today the filibuster attempt by conservatives on the floor of the U.S. Senate failed. The roll-call on a cloture vote that will permit debate on S.649, commonly titled Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013, included “Yeas” from the following Republicans (those up for re-election or retirement in 2014 are noted.) Alexander (R-TN)*Re-election in 2014 Ayotte (R-NH) Burr (R-NC) Chambliss ...

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