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Republicans say energy nominee out of 'mainstream'

...Republicans said they were troubled by Binz's comment that natural gas may be a "dead end" fuel. Republicans and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., also criticized Binz's support of a Colorado clean-air law that they said resulted in the closure...
Canceled policies could be a plus for new markets

...individuals to purchase insurance or pay a penalty. Under the measure, backed by Sens. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., the requirement would take effect on Jan. 1, 2015.___Associated Press writers David Espo in...
Nominee for energy regulatory post withdraws

...Binz denied he is anti-coal, but the perception that he is hostile to coal and other fossil fuels persisted. Sen. Joe Manchin, a pro-coal Democrat from West Virginia, sharply questioned Binz at the Sept. 17 hearing and announced his opposition...
Obama birth control policy divides Democrats

...the administration was scrambling for a way out."This is not only unacceptable, it is un-American," says Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a Catholic who faces re-election in November in a state where Wednesday nights are reserved for church...
Sandy Hook exposes NRA myths as well as tipping points

...they appear to be taking themselves out of the current national debate. Several pro-gun lawmakers, including Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) Sen. Joe signaled they would support measures like an assault weapons ban. Even prominent Republican...
Gun measures put moderate Senate Dems in bind

...farther than anyone has suggested," said Chris Kofinis, a Democratic strategist and former chief of staff to Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. But he said efforts to curb gun violence were aided by the emotional toll of the Sandy Hook shootings...
McCain targets cash for Essential Air Service for rural communities

...worse." The letter was also signed by Sens. Benjamin Nelson (D-Neb.), Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-Pa.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). McCain quoted the letter yet did not identify the senators behind it. He responded, "I believe...
Right: What was the key to Tuesday's midterm elections?

...two-to-one margin, tipping the scale against Democrats in many competitive districts. West Virginia's Democratic Gov. Joe Manchin withdrew his endorsement of the legislation in his attempt to rescue his Senate campaign, saying, "Reaching as far...
Sen. Murkowski supports gay marriage

...Forty-nine Democratic senators and two independents senators also back gay marriage. Two Democratic senators, Joe Manchin, of West Virginia and Mark Pryor of Arkansas, remain opposed.Murkowski cited the looming Supreme Court ruling as...
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Bloomberg pressures donors over gun control votes

...his constituents wanted.Marquez-Green was among eight relatives of Newtown victims who met Wednesday with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., who co-sponsored the bill to expand background checks that was defeated in April.Asked about Bloomberg's...
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