Joe Manchin

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Name: Joe Manchin
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Senate Rejects Last-Ditch Effort to Roll Back Immigration Reform

On Thursday, the Senate rejected a last-minute Republican effort led by Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) to scuttle President Obama's current and future efforts at immigration reform.Read more of our coverage about the Obama administration ... [Published RHRealityCheck - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

5 Reasons Senate Control May Not Be Decided on Election Day

|2:52 pmThink the Senate will be decided on Election Day, Nov. 4?There are all sorts of reasons why you shouldn't, unless in the next seven weeks one side or the other — probably the Republicans — starts opening up a clear lead in enough races to give ... [Published Christian Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Let's Make Some War

The Congress on increased United States involvement in the whatever-the-hell-it-is against ISIS-or-ISIL-or-OASIS-or-whatever the hell it is. It took a vote. The Senate passed the bill to "arm and train" the Syrian rebels vetted personally by John McCain, ... [Published Esquire - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Grimes embraces Manchin endorsement, distances herself from Buffett

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- With 48 days until the eleciton, Kentucky's U.S Senate candidates are borrowing from each other's playbook.While the McConnell campaign has stressed Alison Grimes' links to critics of coal, West Virginia Democratic Senator ... [Published WHAS 11 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Senate OKs training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC (CBS) - The Obama administration can move forward with its plan to use Syrian rebels to help combat ISIS fighters.The president now has Congressional approval to arm and train Syrian rebels to help fight ISIS militants.The Senate approved ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Senate Passes Bill to Arm Syrian Rebels to Fight Islamic State

WASHINGTON--The Senate on Thursday voted to authorize President Barack Obama to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State extremists, despite concerns on both sides of the aisle about the scope of the administration's plan in Syria.The authorization ... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Begich draws the short straw on amnesty

( )The Senate divided 50-50 today on whether to vote on an amendment by Sen. Jeff Sessions to block the executive amnesty President Obama intends to grant many illegal immigrants after the election. The amendment thus failed.To block Sessions’ amendment ... [Published Power Line - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A big decision looms for Senate on ISIS

09/18/2014 Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV, and former Governor Howard Dean, D-Vt., discuss the fierce debate over whether or not the U.S. should arm moderate Syrian rebels to fight the ISIS terror organization. ... [Published MSNBC - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

ISIS vote moves to U.S. Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Senate was expected to vote Thursday evening on President Barack Obama’s request to authorize the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian opposition forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also called ... [Published WVMetroNews - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Manchin on target over ISIS

When Washington tries to impose its will on the Middle East, calamity can occur.The Reagan White House secretly sent the CIA to arm fanatical Muslim “freedom fighters” to drive Russians out of Afghanistan in the 1980s — and that resistance eventually ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Manchin Won’t Back Action

WHEELING - Sen. Joe Manchin said Wednesday he will not support President Barack Obama's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting against Islamic State terrorists, even if it means voting down legislation to keep the government funded through Dece ... [Published Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Manchin warns against being drawn in to Syria

09/17/2014 As the Senate prepares to vote tomorrow, the political debate in Washington continues to revolve around the question of combat troops in Iraq. Chris Hayes talks with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin. ... [Published MSNBC - Sep 18 2014]

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This viewpoint is also shared by U S Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) who said that he has "seen no evidence that the syrian rebels we plan to train and arm will remain committed to american goals or interests. further, the opposition fighters that we will train care more about overthrowing assad than they do about defeating isis. assad is evil, but he is not a threat to america."

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Hechler turns 100 [Published Charleston Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Congress Votes On Arming Syrian Rebels [Published Examiner.com - 7 hours ago]
Senate Rejects Last-Ditch Effort to Roll Back I... [Published RHRealityCheck - 8 hours ago]
Funding a Foolish Military Plan In Syria [Published Christian Post - 8 hours ago]
Congress moves step closer to simplifying balla... [Published Professional Mariner - 9 hours ago]
Senators, Energy Chief Executive Officers Call ... [Published HighBeam Research - 10 hours ago]
5 Reasons Senate Control May Not Be Decided on ... [Published Christian Post - 11 hours ago]
Gusher of Cash Follows Chemical Spill [Published Capital Eye - 12 hours ago]
War Votes Bring Back Complex Risks for Members ... [Published WNYC - 13 hours ago]
Let's Make Some War [Published Esquire - 14 hours ago]
Islamic State: France joins US air campaign in ... [Published Yahoo! News - 17 hours ago]
Wonkbook: What Congress got done, just before g... [Published Ezra Klein - 17 hours ago]
Senate OKs training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS... [Published Live 5 WCSC - 23 hours ago]
Congress Syria-Rebel Aid Vote Sets Up Fight Ove... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
Funding bill becomes immigration battle - Seung... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
The 22 who said 'no' [Published MSNBC - Sep 19 2014]
Begich draws the short straw on amnesty [Published Power Line - Sep 19 2014]
Begich draws the short straw on amnesty [Published Power Line - Sep 19 2014]
Why Senate vote on training Syrian rebels was a... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 19 2014]
Senate Passes Bill to Arm Syrian Rebels to Figh... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 19 2014]
Senate approves Obama's plan to arm and train S... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
Congress Passes Bill To Arm Syrian Rebels And A... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 19 2014]
Senate falls short in bid to halt Obama immigra... [Published Washington Times - Sep 19 2014]
Senate Dems Vote to Authorize Obama Exec Amnest... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions Fail To Force Vote On B... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 18 2014]
Congress Passes Syria Rebel Aid, Avoids Federal... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 18 2014]
Senate approves Obama's Syria plan in funding bill [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Sep 18 2014]
Senate votes to arm Syrian rebels [Published MSNBC - Sep 18 2014]
Senate Democrats Protect Obama’s Post-Election ... [Published National Review - Sep 18 2014]
Americans are ready for a change [Published Human Events Online - Sep 18 2014]
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Gusher of Cash Follows Chemical Spill [Published Capital Eye - 12 hours ago]
A storage tank on the Elk River leaked coal-washing agents in January. Current bills to toughen regulation of chemical tanks near water supplies are being heavily lobbied by chemical companies. ( Flickr/West Virginia Conference of the United Methodist ...
Wonkbook: What Congress got done, just before g... [Published Ezra Klein - 17 hours ago]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
Begich draws the short straw on amnesty [Published Power Line - Sep 19 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) The Senate divided 50-50 today on whether to vote on an amendment by Sen. Jeff Sessions to block the executive amnesty President Obama intends to grant many illegal immigrants after the election. The amendment thus failed. To block ...
Senate Dems Vote to Authorize Obama Exec Amnest... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
On Thursday, 50 Senators in the Democrat caucus ensured that history will remember them for casting the decisive votes that enabled President Barack to enact his executive amnesty after the midterm elections, putting the interests of the pro-amnesty ...
Kay Hagan May Have Skipped Classified ISIL Hear... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 18 2014]
Records indicate that Sen. Kay Hagan (D., N.C.) did not attend a classified hearing that focused on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) due to a fundraiser that was held for her in New York City. The issue of ISIL has been thrust ...
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United States Senator Joe Manchin to Ring The N... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 02 2014]
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