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1 hr ago | Hot Air

Democrats fumbling their way to turnout debacle?

It wasn't supposed to work this way. The Democrats looked long and hard for viable challengers to Senate Republicans, and hoped to turn at least one major Republican challenger into the Todd Akin of 2014 as a means to paint the entire party as crazy, radical, incompetent, or all three.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin

5 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Howey: New approach to the social safety net

Howey: New approach to the social safety net U.S. Rep. Todd Young suggests social impact bonds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Todd Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Larry Bucshon, US Senate, Democrat, Representative John Delaney, Medicine, Nursing, Opinion

7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Democrats run away from Obama, but it's too late

"President Obama's new EPA rule is more proof that Washington isn't working for Kentucky."

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Senators spent $1 million on charter flights lasta

Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year Rules allow senators to take taxpayer-funded charter flights when necessary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, John Warner, us Travel, Travel

9 hrs ago | JD Supra

Senate Confirmed Norman Bay, the incumbent FERC Enforcement Chief, as ...

Norman Bay will head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , and to those supporting his appointment, it has been a long time coming.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, Barack Obama, Lisa Murkowski

13 hrs ago | Politico

In Iowa, corn country clash over ethanol - EPA continues hearings...

CORN COUNTRY CLASH: Rep. Bruce Braley is betting the farm on corn - and Democrats' hold on the Senate may be in danger if he's wrong.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, US Senate, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Senate to consider bill to keep Export-Import Bank open

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill to keep the Export-Import Bank open for another five years on Wednesday, although the export lender's future remains uncertain given a conservative campaign to close it down.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Representative Joe Donnelly

Independent Herald

Senator hosts showing of 'Hollowa

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin hosted more than 250 guests in the United State Capitol Building for a special viewing of the award-winning "Hollow" documentary with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, McDowell County, WV

The Intelligencer

Manchin Right About Ex-Im Bank

At one time - during the 1920s and 1930s when progressives pushed hard for rural electrification - American liberals understood the importance of reasonably priced power to quality of life.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

In the Loop: Clock is ticking on nominees

We're now into serious nail-biting time for about 150 nominees to see whether they'll be confirmed by the Senate before the lawmakers slither out of town for a five-week recess.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Washington Post

Can Sarah Palin count votes?

Radio host Michael Medved has done some enterprise reporting. Rather than merely dismiss Sarah Palin's notion about impeaching President Obama, he looked at the numbers, which he put in front of Palin herself on his radio show.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Coal Valley News

Additonal water testing to take place, officials announce11:09 am

Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced the coordination between federal and state agencies to conduct additional scientific testing of the chemicals spilled from the Freedom Industries plant on January 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Joe Manchin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Institute, WV

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Joe Manchin Sued by Brother Over Loan

The West Virginia Democrat was sued earlier this month in Marion County Circuit Court in West Virginia by one of his brothers for allegedly failing to repay $1.7 million loaned several decades ago to keep a family business out of bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Fairmont, WV

Politico

Border Crisis Bill Big Test for House Gop - Va reform deal reached...

BORDER CRISIS BILL A BIG TEST FOR HOUSE GOP It'll be a long summer if Republicans can't pass a bill to deal with the influx of migrant children at the Southern border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, 2012 Presidential Election, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

Yahoo!

No Labels? No results? No problem.

How a bipartisan group that hoped to make Washington more functional became yet another cog in the D.C. money-making machine - and infuriated Democrats No Labels, a group of Republican and Democrat Congressmen, gather to call for a solution to end the U.S. Government shut down on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Mark Begich

Common Dreams

Lack of Oversight, Damaged Tankers Caused West Virginia Chemical Spill

Freedom Industries' storage facility on the Elk River in West Virginia In a little-publicized report released last week, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board determined that an egregious lack of oversight at chemical storage company Freedom Industries, which used tankers damaged by corrosion to hold toxic materials, caused the disastrous chemical spill ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Boat Disaster, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Liberal Political News

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Dem Proposes Saving Ex-Im Bank with Even More Cronyism

It's probably safe to say Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia's political future may depend on how well he is able to tamp down the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory "war on coal," at least in his home state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt

The Hill

W.Va. Democrat turns off lights on White House

West Virginia Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant literally shuts the lights off on the White House in her newest ad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Politico

Export-Import Bank in danger zone

Conservatives may be headlining the opposition to the Export-Import Bank, but the efforts of coal-friendly Democrats to change the little-known agency's rules could further jeopardize its future.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Barbara Boxer, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Senator Roy Blunt

Williamson Daily News Online

Two senators call for rollback of funding halt3:10 pm

The Obama administration took a giant step forward on clean energy last year when it ordered the Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants abroad.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Opinion

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