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4 hrs ago | The Nation

Senator Manchin Defends Law Firm Accused of Concealing Black Lung Medical Evidence

Only one day after the Center for Public Integrity's reporting series on denials of black lung benefits to coal miners was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, Senator Joe Manchin defended the controversial law firm at the center of the investigation.

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4 hrs ago | CBS News

GOP House candidate "shoots down" drone in new ad

Giving vivid illustration to his small government, anti-surveillance message, Republican House candidate Matt Rosendale launched a campaign advertisement on Monday that depicts him shooting down a government drone.

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

8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

This photo taken April 4, 2014, shows West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, right, speaking with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., left, during a tour of the National Research Center for Coal & Energy on WVU's Evansdale Campus in Morgantown, W.Va.

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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, Senator Heidi Heitkamp

8 hrs ago | ABC News

Energy State Dems in Senate Races Split From Obama

Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Tackett talks Tennant U.S. Senate fundraising numbers

Former state Adjutant General Allen Tackett says the first quarter fundraising results for Natalie Tennant, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, send a message.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, US Senate, Democrat, Senator John Rockefeller IV, John Rockefeller, Senator Jay Rockefeller

USA Today

Gabby Giffords' super PAC raises $2.5 millionGabby Giffords' super...

The political action committee created by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband to try to reduce gun violence raised more than $2.5 million in the first quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Politics, Senator Patrick Toomey, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

Engadget

Why Amazon is right to steer clear of Bitcoin

Amazon has quashed the idea that it would be accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment.

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

ABC News

W.Va. Man Accused of Threatening US Senator

Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old West Virginia man has been indicted on charges he threatened to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.

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

CBS Local

Manchin In Denver, Urges Mines To Speak Out About Coal

The Democratic senator leading the battle against the White House's strategy to fight climate change urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal's role in providing affordable, reliable electricity to the country to help combat strict new emissions rules for coal-fired power plants.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Global Warming, Ed Whitfield, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Las Vegas Sun

W.Va. man accused of threatening US senator

Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old West Virginia man has been indicted on charges he threatened to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.

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

CBS News

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu: Obama "simply wrong" on energy

Senator Mary Landrieu , D-LA, speaks during a a press conference on the Keystone XL pipeline in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, 2012 Presidential Election, Louisiana

Christian Science Monitor

How did John Boehner's opponent get his campaign ad to go viral? Humor.

State Sen. Joni Ernst, seen here during a debate for Iowa's open US Senate seat last month, has perhaps the most memorable campaign ad of the year so far, though a new one by an opponent of House Speaker John Boehner in Ohio makes the list.

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Water Online

Congress To Reduce EPA's Power Under Clean Water Act?

The Regulatory Fairness Act, S. 2156 , would prohibit the EPA "from preemptively or retroactively vetoing a permit under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act," according to the Cordova Times .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican

Roll Call

Unemployment Extension Petition Gets Manchin's Push

Keeping the unemployment insurance extension issue alive, Sen. Joe Manchin III is asking supporters to sign on to a petition urging the House to act.

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Coal Valley News

EDITORIAL: War on miners

The federal government in the form of the Department of Health and Human Services has decided to cut funding for coal miners suffering from black lung disease by 35 percent.

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Politico

GOP Senate may run purple

Much like the last four years of Majority Leader Harry Reid's tenure, when the Nevada Democrat relied on picking off swing Republicans, a GOP-led Senate would almost certainly be closely divided.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Joe Donnelly, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rob Portman

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wheeling News

Weirton Man's Documentary Takes Flight on W.Va. PBS

Weirton resident Tom Roberts has turned his passion for aviation into another documentary, titled "Ohio Valley Flight Academy Episode 2," that is slated to air on West Virginia PBS at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Flying, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Weirton, WV, Bridgeport, WV, Wheeling, WV

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Logan Banner

War on miners

The federal government in the form of the Department of Health and Human Services has decided to cut funding for coal miners suffering from black lung disease by 35 percent.

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Related Topix: Montcalm, WV, Rainelle, WV, Meadow Bridge, WV, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Marietta Times

W.Va. housing programs get nearly $1.4M in funding

Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller and Rep. Nick Rahall say the funding comes from the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance program.

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Williamson Daily News Online

The governor takes one for pro-choice coalfi...

This will be little more than a review for members of the class who have been paying attention.

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