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8 hrs ago | Chickasha Daily Express

Brother sues W.Va. senator over business loan

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III faces a $1.7 million civil suit filed by a brother over a lifeline to save a family carpet business.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Independent

Manchin being sued by brother for $1.7M

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III faces a $1.7 million civil suit filed by a brother over a lifeline to save a family carpet business in the late 1980s.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

Joe Lieberman Has A New Gig

He'll teach an undergraduate course and give three public lectures on topics ranging from Judaism and public service to the Middle East.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Al Gore, 9, US Senate, Democrat, Daniel Inouye, Edward Kennedy

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Race, Bigotry, and Liberal Selective Indignation

In the 2000s, the Democratic Senate leader and former KKK Kleagle Robert Byrd , dropped the n-word twice in national news interview.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Examiner.com

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is a fraud

Should it surprise anyone that West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin , coming from an increasing conservative-voting and Republican-leaning state, that he would pull the old campaign sounding conservative during the election season and go to Washington D.C. and vote like a liberal routine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Healthcare Law, Law, Abortion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabamians pushing for President Joe Manchin. Wait. Who?: Today in state politics

Manchin is the former governor of West Virginia who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010 during a special election following the death of Democrat U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Alabama, Hillary Clinton, Country

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Slate

Partisans Haven't Figured Out How to Hate Elizabeth Warren Yet

Yesterday was fairly busy and historic at Slate , so I didn't get to join the caravan of reporters covering Elizabeth Warren's drop-in to West Virginia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Cybergrass

Jake Krack and the Bing Brothers Debut at Carter Fold Saturday

Saturday, July 19th, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Jake Krack and the Bing Brothers Old Time Band.

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Related Topix: Folk, Jake Krack, Hiltons, VA, Berea College, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, University of Chicago, Galax, VA

Switched

Laura Ingraham Endorses Lamar Alexander's GOP Primary Challenger

The conservative radio host who helped Dave Brat defeat Rep. Eric Cantor , had harsh words for Sen. Lamar Alexander on her show Monday morning, endorsing the two-term senator's primary challenger.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Daniel Inouye, Edward Kennedy

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Mountaintop Removal, the perfect symbol for America

When future historians study our time, they really should focus on mountaintop removal strip mining in Appalachia.

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Related Topix: Appalachia, VA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Robert F. Jakubowicz: Constitutional duty to govern

The 4th of July holiday, which commemorates the Declaration of Inde- pendence, has become, what John Adams in 1776 hoped its celebration would be, namely, "the most memorable day in the History of AmericaSsolemnized with Pomp and Parade with S Games, Sports S and illuminations."

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

What you need to know about Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom Restoration Act

This week's Hobby Lobby decision has brought the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law that most people never knew existed, into the spotlight.

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

Lexington Herald-Leader

Grimes focuses on miner safety in retooled pro-coal platform

With signs pointing to a potentially rocky road ahead in coal country, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes sought to retool her coal message this week, injecting a populist strain into her pro-coal platform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Hyden, KY, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, George Bush

Deseret News

Dan Liljenquist: President Obama has become a constitutional squatter

During his administration, President Obama has aggressively and unabashedly taken possession of legislative powers by refusing to enforce laws he disagrees with, by legislating through executive fiat and by rewriting laws through agency regulations.

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Wall Street Journal

50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act -- The Numbers

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act into law 50 years ago Wednesday, ending decades of racial discrimination in public places including schools.

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Harpers Ferry National Park Turns 70

Seventy years ago today, June 30, 1944, Harpers Ferry National Park was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt.

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

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