Joe Manchin

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  • W.Va. Democrats unload on Obama EPA over new layoffs in coal industry

    West Virginia Democrats are "outraged" with President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency, which has now cost the jobs of nearly 150 coal miners in the state.

  • Bill Maloney

    GOP eyeing upset in West Virginia governor race

    The Republican wave that has swept into governors' mansions of neighboring states has yet to reach West Virginia, but the GOP hopes that will change when a political newcomer tries to unseat the acting Democratic governor in a special election Tuesday.

  • Obama's low profile on issues riles some

    Call it an above-the-fray strategy.

  • EDITORIAL: Obamacare R.I.P.

    Nov. 2 is the nation's referendum on Obamacare. No other issue has so polarized the public and shed light on the policy failings of the left. The midterm elections represent the last, best hope for millions of Americans who don't want to see the health care law's most onerous provisions ever take effect.

West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin announces a lawsuit Wednesday challenging EPA regulations.

    Politics charged in lawsuit vs. EPA over mining rules

    Gov. Joe Manchin's aides filed suit Wednesday against Obama administration coal-mining policies as the West Virginia Democrat wages an unexpectedly fierce Senate race against a Republican who paints him as a rubber stamp for the president.

  • Businessman John Raese, flanked by his daughters, from left, Agnes and Jane, and wife, Liz, addresses his supporters at the Hotel Morgan after being declared the Republican winner in the West Virginia primary, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 in Morgantown, W.Va. Raese, a wealthy businessman, defeated a crowded field of GOP candidates. He now becomes key to the GOP's quest to dismantle the Democratic Senate majority. Democrats are clinging to the majority as high unemployment and the slow economic recovery take a toll on their political prospects this fall. (AP Photo/Dale Sparks)

    W.Va. governor wins Democratic Senate primary

    Popular Gov. Joe Manchin won the Democratic nomination Saturday and will face GOP primary winner and wealthy businessman John Raese in the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by the late Robert C. Byrd.

  • This Tuesday, July 5, 2009, file photo shows Carte Goodwin, who was West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin's General Council, at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., Tuesday, July 5, 2005. Mr. Goodwin will be the governor's temporary appointee to the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd's seat. (AP Photo/Bob Bird, File)

    W.Va. governor picks ex-aide for Byrd seat

    Gov. Joe Manchin tapped former chief counsel Carte Goodwin, a member of a prominent West Virginia family, to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd on Friday.

  • In this July 13, 1976, file photo,  U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia plays the fiddle with clapping accompaniment by his wife and U.S. Sen. Jennings Randolph of West Virginia during reception at the American Hotel in New York. Mr. Byrd, a fiery orator versed in the classics and a hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to the state of his Depression-era upbringing, died Monday, June 28, 2010.  (AP Photo/PBR, File)

    AG: State can vote on Byrd's seat this fall

    West Virginia's attorney general ruled that the state can hold a special election this November to fill the last two years of the term of the late Democratic Sen. Robert C. Byrd.

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