Latest Joe Manchin News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 19, 2024 19:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La.; Sen. Joe Manchin, I-W.Va.; Rep. Ro Khanna; D-Calif. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of British Open golf tournament. ___ CBS’...

An English bulldog named Babydog makes a surprise appearance in a mural on West Virginia history

Jun. 30, 2024 08:40 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The English bulldog had never been featured prominently in West Virginia history. It has now. Gov. Jim Justice's 4-year-old pure breed Babydog joined the ranks of Abraham Lincoln, Civil War soldiers and odes to Appalachian folk music in new murals under...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jun. 27, 2024 14:46 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 25 The Philadelphia Inquirer on the war in Gaza and the Houthis As hopes for a cease-fire in the war in Gaza continue to dim, it’s important to underline that the United States is...

A signature Biden law aimed to boost renewable energy. It also helped a solar company reap billions

Jun. 26, 2024 07:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he campaigned for the presidency, Joe Biden promised to spend billions of dollars to “save the world” from climate change. One of the largest players in the solar industry was ready. Executives, officials and major investors in First Solar, the largest...

Senate confirms new energy regulators, extending Biden's grip on panel that backs renewable energy

Jun. 13, 2024 12:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's grip on a key federal energy commission will last beyond his first term, giving a boost to the Democrat's push for renewable energy regardless of the election results in November. The Senate ensured that political reality as lawmakers...

Operations of the hotly contested East Coast natural gas pipeline can begin, regulators say

Jun. 11, 2024 23:44 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A hotly contested East Coast natural gas pipeline was given the go-ahead Tuesday to start operating, six years after construction began at more than double its original estimated cost. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the 303-mile...

Joe Manchin isn't a candidate 5 months before the election. But he still has time to change his mind

Jun. 07, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Every election cycle, it seems, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia tries to find the best fit for himself, dragging both sides of the political aisle — and an entire home-state electorate — along for a wobbly ride. Five months before the general...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jun. 06, 2024 07:17 AM EDT

Gazette-Mail. June 4, 2024. Editorial: Manchin’s switch to independent gets a shrug Sen. Joe Manchin announced Friday that he left the Democratic Party, switching his affiliation to independent, to very little public reaction or fanfare. Perhaps...

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia registers as independent, citing 'partisan extremism'

May. 31, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced Friday he has switched his registration to independent, raising questions about his political plans since the move could help his chances should he seek elected office again in a state that has turned heavily Republican. ...

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin leaves the Democratic Party and registers as an independent

May. 31, 2024 10:42 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin leaves the Democratic Party and registers as an independent.