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  1. W.Va. Senate president to be Coca Cola 600 honorary starterRead the original story

    39 min ago | Washington Times

    West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole will be the honorary starter for the Coca Cola 600 NASCAR race this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina. At the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, the Mercer County Republican will be honored at a pre-race event, attend the official drivers meeting, address a crowd of nearly 100,000, participate in the pre-race spectacular and present the trophy to the winning driver.


  2. Job Cuts Are Devastating Blow for Ohio Valley Coal MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    More than 750 local coal miners lost their jobs Friday as Murray Energy Corp. either eliminated or laid off 1,829 workers across three states in response to what the firm calls "the ongoing destruction of the U.S. coal industry by President Barack Obama." When combined with the 439 job reductions made by Alpha Natural Resources in Wayne County, the Murray cuts mean West Virginia lost 1,857 coal-mining jobs Friday.


  3. Manchin, Goodwin set for drug panelRead the original story

    9 hrs ago |

    A panel discussion on drug abuse will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday in the Multipurpose Room at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Speaking will be U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Booth Goodwin, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia.


  4. WTH? GOP Senators Block Transparency of Obamatrade Bill -...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    Democrat Sens. Joe Manchin and Sen. Elizabeth Warren went to the Senate floor to push for immediate consideration of a bill that would make the Obamatrade text public - right now Congress has to go to a secured room to review the text and can't take notes out or discuss what is in it with the public. That motion failed when Sen. Orrin Hatch objected, since it required unanimous consent.


  5. Obama Admin: Senate Needs to Pass NSA Reform Now to Avoid National Security 'Uncertainty'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Government Executive

    With the House out for Memorial Day, it's up to the Senate to handle the coming expiration of key provisions of the Patriot Act. Longtime public servant Al Tarasiuk's career in the IC began in 1988, with an electrical engineering job at the CIA.


  6. A fossil-fueled fantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Democrat

    Extracting coal from the ground and disposing of its toxic byproducts makes a dirty mess no matter how it's burned. But this "clean coal" ruse is conjuring up billions of dollars in government subsidies.


  7. Sen. Lee: Chris Christie's comments on PATRIOT Act are 'political pornography'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    Sen. Mike Lee said that New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie "should be ashamed of himself" for comments on the PATRIOT Act that Lee likened to "political pornography." In an interview on CNN, Lee was asked to respond to a statement from Christie in support of reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act, which is set to expire on May 31. Christie, a supporter of renewing the law, told supporters in New Hampshire that "you can't enjoy your civil liberties if you're in a coffin." 3 comments

  8. Capitol Report: Hatch blocks Elizabeth Warren on trade deal transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MarketWatch

    Elizabeth Warren's demand for public disclosure of trade deals ran into an obstacle Thursday in the form of Sen. Orrin Hatch. Hatch, the Utah Republican who leads the Senate Finance Committee, blocked legislation from Warren and fellow Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin that would have let the public see details of trade deals before they are allowed to be "fast tracked" through Congress.


  9. Senate Debate Reveals Absurd Level Of Trade Deal SecrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    A revealing conversation on the Senate floor Thursday showed precisely how secretive President Barack Obama's pending trade deals are, and the absurdity of arguments to the contrary. Sens. Joe Manchin and Elizabeth Warren sponsored a bill that would have required the administration to post a "scrubbed" copy of the trade deals well before Congress gives the president fast-track authority to jam them easily through Congress.


  10. Paul's talkathon scrambles Senate agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Rand Paul's decision on Wednesday to speak for hours against legislation to renew a federal surveillance law has scrambled an already tight Senate agenda this week. Sen. Rand Paul's decision on Wednesday to speak for hours against legislation to renew a federal surveillance law has scrambled an already tight Senate agenda this week that includes a critical trade bill and a measure to extend highway funding.


  11. Manchin on Congress: 'We Never Acknowledge We've Made a Mistake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Instapundit

    Sen. Joe Manchin , who was elected to the Senate in 2010, said he is still struggling to learn the "new math" used in Washington that leads to deficits rather than balanced budgets. "The first day I came to the Senate I said, 'What's our revenue?' Well, I was told immediately we're going to spend about $3.5 to $3.7 trillion and I said, 'OK, how much money will we have?' 'Well, we've looked every way possible and we don't think we can cut much out of the $3.5 or $3.7,'" Manchin, a former governor of West Virginia, said at a Brookings Institution event on governing from the middle.


  12. CWA e-Newsletter: May 21, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Communications Workers of America

    Want to be in next week's CWA Newsletter? Send your stories and photos to or @CWANews . Follow the latest developments at .


  13. GOP blocks Warren bill demanding trade deal transparency By Jordain CarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SF Sentinel

    Sen. Orrin Hatch blocked legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday that could have complicated ongoing trade talks by demanding public disclosure of deals before they get "fast-track" status. Warren and Sen. Joe Manchin pushed a measure that would have let the public see the details of a trade deal before lawmakers decide whether or not to designate it as fast-track, which allows for congressional approval by a simple majority vote and prohibits lawmakers from offering amendments.


  14. W.Va. senators want federal Drug Take-Back days reinstatedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News

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  15. CWA Activists' Unprecedented Efforts to Defeat Fast Track, TPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Communications Workers of America

    CWA Activists joined with labor allies, environmentalists, and grassroots activists across the country in continuing to hold lawmakers accountable for their positions on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership. Lawmakers who are opposing Fast Track continue to face pressure to cave in to the demands of Big Business.


  16. Sen. Manchin Coming to Big Sandy for Drug Addiction ForumRead the original story

    Yesterday | Huntington News

    Mayor Steve Williams will welcome U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and U.S. District Attorney Booth Goodwin to Huntington for a public town hall meeting about drug abuse Wednesday, May 27. The community meeting will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena Conference Center. During the past year, Williams has established a Mayor's Office of Drug Control Policy and has formed other local strategies utilizing law enforcement, prevention, treatment and recovery resources to combat the drug epidemic from.


  17. Sessions to Congress: - American People Don't Trust You' on ObamatradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    On the issue of fast-track trade authority for President Obama, Sessions explained that the authority would be dangerous and would suspend Congress's powers for the next six years, as Congress would only get an up or down vote on Obama's trade negotiations and would not be allowed to make any amendments. Under the fast-track procedure, the President-not Congress-writes implementing legislation for any yet-unseen global trade pact.


  18. TPP, we hate it! The Tea Party hates it. Strange bedfellows in this fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    Reading through numerous diaries about TPP here, I have seen many comments that even shock those who wrote them. Comments like "I can't believe it, but I support the tea party on this issue".


  19. Reining InRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    In a U.S. Senate where lawmakers represent the best interests of their constituents, Sen. Shelley Capito's bill to stop the war on coal and reasonably priced electricity would sail to enactment with a veto-proof majority.


  20. John M. Watson, World War II veteran, recognized as Tuskegee Airman in surprise ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Times

    A World War II veteran from West Virginia was recognized as one of the Tuskegee Airmen in a surprise ceremony on Wednesday. Sgt. John M. Watson , 96, was an aircraft crew chief for the famous group but didn't quite know how to go about obtaining official recognition for his role.