Manchin’s side deal on brink as GOP seeks his 2024 ouster
Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) side deal with Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to enact permitting reform before the end of the year is on life support as Republicans look to deprive the lawmaker of a major victory that could aid his potential 2024 reelection. Manchin is in discussions with GOP colleagues about striking a…news.yahoo.com
'BIG NEWS COMING': West Virginia AG Morrisey hints at 2024 Senate run, points to likely 'new position in 2025'
West Virginia GOP Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, said Tuesday that he is likely “ready” for a new position in 2024, adding to speculation that he will challenge Sen. Joe Manchin.foxnews.com
Biden says coal plants will be replaced by cheaper solar and wind power. Joe Manchin says he owes coal workers 'an immediate and public apology.'
Joe Manchin called Biden's comments on the future of the coal industry as laid out in the Inflation Reduction Act "offensive and disgusting."news.yahoo.com
Manchin calls for deal on Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid in new Congress
Centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Thursday called for a broad bipartisan deal to protect the solvency of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, popular programs that face serious funding issues over the next few decades. “You’re going to get your financial house in order. We cannot live with this crippling debt,” Manchin, whose pivotal vote…news.yahoo.com
More action on climate change wanted by most Americans, new poll suggests
Nearly two-thirds of Americans think the federal government is not doing enough to fight climate change, according to a new poll that shows limited public awareness about a sweeping new law that commits the U.S. to its largest ever investment to combat global warming.chicagotribune.com
Mich. governor hopefuls take questions in Detroit
The race for Michigan governor made a stop in Detroit. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Democratic incumbent, and her Republican opponent, Tudor Dixon, answered questions during a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club.The race for Michigan governor made a stop in Detroit. (Oct. 21) (AP video: Mike Householder)news.yahoo.com
President Biden asked why he wants 53 senators after the midterms: "I'm just getting greedy."
President Biden was asked why he stated he wants to have 53 Democratic Senators after the Midterms. The reporter asked if he was referring to Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema, from Arizona, and Joe Manchin, from West Virginia. Although they are both technically in the Democratic Party, they act as Moderates and will sometimes vote with the Republican Party.news.yahoo.com
Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan
Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday railed against what he called “revenge politics″ being used against him, as liberals in the House and Senate team up with Republicans to oppose his plan to speed permits for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects.
‘Shocked and disheartened’: How coal country is reacting to Manchin’s climate deal
Coal country is still reeling from Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) decision to back a sweeping climate and energy package that will accelerate the nation’s transition away from coal. In the Mountain State, the once-burgeoning coal industry says it feels betrayed, displaced coal workers are celebrating the bill’s black lung benefits and Republicans seeking Manchin’s seat…news.yahoo.com
Surprise Senate vote would overturn Biden environmental rule
In a surprise victory for Republicans, the Senate on Thursday voted to overturn a Biden administration rule requiring rigorous environmental review of major infrastructure projects such as highways, pipelines and oil wells — a victory enabled in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia.