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  1. Manchin won't back Dem effort in support of marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    The lone Democrat in the U.S. Senate to oppose same-sex marriage is sticking to his views despite efforts among members of Congress in his party to convince the Supreme Court to find a constitutional right to marriage rights for gay couples. Sen. Joe Manchin signaled Monday he won't sign a friend-of-the-court brief being prepared by congressional Democrats in favor of same-sex marriage.


  2. TPA waiting game continues - Shaheen drafting Ex-Im bill - Ex-EU...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Politico

    TPA WAITING GAME CONTINUES: Talks aimed at reaching a bipartisan deal on trade promotion authority legislation are expected to continue this week, with negotiators trying to strike a balance between giving Congress more power to "turn off" fast track procedures if certains conditions aren't met and preserving a key purpose of the legislation: giving countries the confidence that any deal they reach with the United States will get a speedy up-or-down vote without any amendments. Last week, the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch abruptly called off a trade policy hearing in order to continue talks with Sen. Ron Wyden, the panel's ranking Democrat, who is pushing for changes to increase congressional oversight of trade pacts.


  3. Russ Feingold, Joe Sestak and The Improbable Senate Race RematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    The Senate is filled with members who lost previous races. But Democrats Joe Sestak and Russ Feingold are trying to pull off a rare electoral feat: defeating the person who defeated them six years prior.


  4. W.Va. Senate OKs election bill for potential Manchin gov bidRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News

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  5. Labor flexes muscle during sessionRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Bills of interest to several traditionally powerful interest groups are being dealt with in the West Virginia Legislature. But only one group - organized labor - seems to have had much impact.


  6. W.Va. Senate OKs Election Bill for Potential Manchin Gov. BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    The West Virginia Senate has approved legislation aimed at blocking U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin from handpicking his successor if he runs for governor in 2016. The measure approved Sunday on an 18-14 vote would require special elections, not appointments, in cases like Manchin's.


  7. Wellsburg couple endows WVU dentistry scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Weirton Daily Times

    Dr. David G. Edwards, a Wellsburg dentist and 1973 graduate of the West Virginia University, and his wife, Linda, have endowed WVU with funds to establish a scholarship for students in the university's dental surgery program.


  8. NH Gop - Flip Flop: Shaheen Blocks Stand Alone Legislation to Stop Obama Immigration Executive OrdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | NH Insider

    Senator Jeanne Shaheen today flip-flopped on her promise to oppose President Obama's unconstitutional executive orders on immigration by voting to block a stand-alone bill to unravel them. During her 2014 campaign, Shaheen said she "would not support" President Obama's executive orders and voted with Ted Cruz to block them.


  9. After Passing Clean DHS Bill, Senate DemsBlock Bill To Roll Back Executive AmnestyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 |

    Senate Democrats blocked consideration of a bill that would have prevented funding for President Obama's most recent executive amnesty. By a vote of 57-42, Democrats blocked Sen. Susan Collins' bill from coming to the floor for debate.


  10. Manchin urges Navy to name ship after decorated W.Va. vetRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Inter-Mountain

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is urging the Navy to name a ship after Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams.


  11. Senate passes 'clean' DHS funding bill through Sept. 30, all eyes on House GOP's 'amateur hour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Kos

    Senate Democrats and Republicans voted 68-31 to pass a "clean" bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of September. The anti-immigrant riders were stripped out of the bill.


  12. US Senate panel moves Keystone bill forward, despite White House veto threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., left, GOP sponsor of the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline bill, is joined by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., right, as he makes his case at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a markup to advance a bill to the floor, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., left, GOP sponsor of the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline bill, is joined by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., right, as he makes his case at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a markup to advance a bill to the floor, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington.


  13. US-Israel diplomatic meltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Washington Examiner

    During a closed-door meeting with a select group of Jewish leaders in 2009, President Obama called for more distance between American and Israeli policies. The president seems to have succeeded in that goal, creating awkward tensions between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Democratic party.


  14. Jockeying over Export-Import Bank's fate picks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Washington Examiner

    Congressional jockeying over the fate of the Export-Import Bank is picking up, with four months left before the bank's charter expires. House Democrats on Thursday celebrated that the bank appeared to have gained enough support for a long-term reauthorization, with more than 160 members supporting a Democratic seven-year measure and 58 Republicans signed on to a five-year extension.


  15. Inhofe Introduces Pilot's Bill Of Rights 2Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Aero-News Network

    U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe , a member of the Senate General Aviation Caucus and certified flight instructor with more than 11,000 flight hours, today introduced S. 571, the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 , legislation to expand the 3rd class medical exemption for recreational pilots and broaden the protections provided in the original Pilot's Bill of Rights authored by Inhofe and signed into law in 2012. Original co-sponsors of PBOR 2 include Sens. Joe Manchin , John Boozman , Jeanne Shaheen , Steve Daines , Bob Casey, Jr. , Roger Wicker , Heidi Heitkamp , Jerry Moran , Jon Tester , Pat Roberts , Angus King and John Barrasso .


  16. Override Obama Veto on PipelineRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Intelligencer

    President Barack Obama can provide no scientifically based specific reason for vetoing a bill to allow construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline - but he has killed the measure anyway. It is not that Obama has not used the full power of the federal government in an attempt to justify his opposition to the pipeline.


  17. Overnight Energy: What does a snowball and terrorism have in common?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Hill

    "Do you know what this is? It's a snowball. And it's just from outside here. So it's very, very cold out.


  18. Second 'Pilot's Bill of Rights' Pushes Long-awaited Aeromedical Reform ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

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  19. Second 'Pilot's Bill of Rights' Pushes Long-awaited...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | PRWeb

    EAA applauds bipartisan "Pilot's Bill of Rights II" legislation that has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. It would put EAA-supported aeromedical reform into effect along with a number of other protections for pilots and other airmen.


  20. Growing Support for Slowing Afghanistan Troop WithdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Roll Call

    New Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter has already made news a couple times for suggesting a possible slowdown of the Afghanistan troop withdrawal timeline. That notion is getting some backing from Capitol Hill Democrats.