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7 hrs ago | Politico

No taxes, no bonuses - Stalled U.S.-Russia tax talks could hit as...

MANCHIN TO KOSKINEN: NO TAXES, NO BONUSES. Sen. Joe Manchin is calling on IRS commissioner John Koskinen to rescind the bonuses given to the 1,100 IRS employees with tax compliance problems.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Stephen Breyer

11 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

IRS pays bonuses to employees with unpaid taxes

The Internal Revenue Service provided millions of dollars in bonuses to agency employees with "substantiated" conduct issues, including nonpayment of taxes, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Senate, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Kochs trying to suppress vote in state they already supposedly won

If Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant is such a guaranteed loser, why are the Kochs trying to suppress her support? Conventional wisdom is that Republicans are guaranteed a Senate pickup in West Virginia, where Sen. Jay Rockafeller's retirement has created an open-seat race in this reddening state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Associated Press, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

17 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

Manchin's options include 2016 run

Even though there are some heated political campaigns already underway for West Virginia's 2014 primary and general election, the most interesting campaign news last week was the word from U. S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV, that he may run for governor in 2016 when Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's second term is over.

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

21 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

New rule aims at reducing coal dust exposure

The U.S. Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced on Wednesday a new rule aimed at reducing the amount of allowable coal dust in underground coal mines in order to reduce the exposure to the potential of contracting coal workers' pneumoconiosis, better known as black lung.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall

Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

Correction: Chemical Spill-CDC story

In a story April 22 about a West Virginia chemical spill, The Associated Press reported erroneously that WV TAP developed the estimate that 108,000 people felt some health impacts from the Jan. 9 spill.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Charleston, WV, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Earl Ray Tomblin

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WHIO

Congress questions bonuses for disciplined IRS workers

Outraged by a Treasury Department report which showed the IRS paid cash bonuses and gave extra time off to more than 2,800 tax agency workers who had been cited for internal misconduct, lawmakers in both parties demanded answers and changes in how the IRS hands out employee performance awards in the future.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Roger Williams, Republican, US House of Representatives

Water Online

Senate Advances Bill Regulating Chemical Storage Tanks

The bill, the Chemical Safety and Drinking Water Protection Act of 2014 , would amend the Safe Water Drinking Act "to direct the administrator of the EPA or each state exercising primary enforcement responsibility for public water systems to carry out a state chemical storage facility source water protection program," according to the legislation.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Townhall

Independents Overwhelmingly Lean Towards anti-Obamacare Candidates, Poll Finds

"The bases have already been rallied," Sen. Joe Manchin asserted this month on the Fox News Channel before boldly repudiating Democrats' latest gambit to retain their Senate majority.

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

Roll Call

Charleston Gazette Endorsements Need a Little Perspective

The Charleston Gazette, West Virginia's largest newspaper, has endorsed both Democratic Senate hopeful Natalie Tennant and Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, a Democrat in the 3rd District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Nick II Rahall, US Senate, Democrat, Edward Kennedy

The Hill

FEC supportive of allowing bitcoins for campaigns

The Federal Election Commission on Wednesday indicated support for a request to allow campaigns to accept bitcoins ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.

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

The Inter-Mountain

Speeches could sway war on coal

It might surprise some Coloradans to learn that two-thirds of their electricity is generated in coal-fired power plants.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Eyewitness News Hosts Town Hall On Water Crisis

Eyewitness News hosted a second town hall meeting focusing on the water crisis at the historic Labelle Theater in south Charleston on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, US Senate, Democrat

The Miami Herald

WVa chemical safe level based on 2 weeks exposure

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Restaurant Management, West Virginia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Joe Manchin

Real Clear Politics

Pro-Life Democrats, Squeezed by a Partisan Issue

During the arduous debate that led to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the dwindling band of pro-life Democrats in Congress saw an opportunity to extend their influence.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Bart Stupak, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News Max

Congress Takes on Fight to Stop Sex Crimes

Members of Congress are beginning to focus on curbing sex crimes on college campuses and on child and human trafficking as they pull back from the fight to stop sexual assaults in the military.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Pat Toomey, US Governors, Joe Manchin

TwinCities

Lawmakers broaden their efforts to battle sex crimes

As the high-profile congressional fight over military sexual assault recedes, lawmakers are broadening their focus to an array of sex crimes like college campus assaults, child predators and human trafficking.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill, Senator Patrick Toomey, Republican

WCHS-TV Charleston

Eyewitness News Town Hall Tuesday To Tackle Post-Water Crisis Issues

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Join Eyewitness News for a Town Hall featuring a panel of experts who will tackle the issues in the path going forward after the West Virginia water crisis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, South Charleston, WV, Charleston, WV, Theater, Arts, Kanawha County, WV

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Manchin may come home to Charleston

Even though there are some heated political campaigns already underway for West Virginia's 2014 primary and general election, the most interesting campaign news last week was the word from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., that he may run for governor in 2016 when Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's second term is over.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Charleston, WV, Prison

Examiner.com

Democrats pressuring House GOP into passing unemployment benefits extension bill

Speaker of the House John Boehner is facing pressure from Democrats in the House, Senate and from Governors to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote in the House, April, 17, 2014 Speaker of the House John Boehner is facing pressure from Democrats in the House, Senate and from Governors to put the unemployment benefits extension ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, US Senate, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Lincoln Chafee

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