Tag: Joe Manchin

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NRA Ad Urges Senators to Confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

The National Rifle Association on Tuesday took the next step in its nationwide campaign to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, highlighting the stakes for the Second Amendment and 100 million American gun owners.

In this Jan. 22, 2018 file photo, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., leaves a meeting with fellow Democrats at the Capitol in Washington. In places like Boston and Los Angeles, Democrats are blasting the new tax law as a boon to the rich and a corporate giveaway. In North Dakota, Sen. …

Red State Dem Heidi Heitkamp to Meet Kavanaugh

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) announced plans Wednesday to meet Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, ending speculation she might join fellow Democrats in denying Kavanaugh that traditional courtesy.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 28: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks during a Senate Energy Subcommittee hearing discussing cybersecurity threats to the U.S. electrical grid and technology advancements to maximize such threats on Capitol Hill on March 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

WV Senate Watch: Joe Manchin Internal Poll Claims Lead over Morrisey

Internal polling released by West Virginia Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin Wednesday says the incumbent lawmaker is leading Republican rival state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, in what is shaping up to be one of the most competitive races of the 2018 midterm election. 

CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senate Intelligence Panel Approves Gina Haspel as CIA Director

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday voted 10-5 to advance the nomination of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s pick for Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director, to the Senate floor in a bipartisan vote celebrated by both leaders of the committee.

Trump and Feinstein (Alex Wong / Getty)

Trump Guns for NRA in White House Meeting on Gun Policy

President Donald Trump took on the National Rifle Association (NRA) — and politicians who support it — in a free-wheeling, bipartisan, televised discussion on gun laws with members of Congress at the White House Wednesday.

US Senator Joe Manchin speaks during a public town hall meeting on President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court in the Ceremonial Courtroom of the W. Kent Carper Justice & Public Safety Complex in Charleston, WV on Thursday March 24, 2016. Manchin, a Democrat whose …

Manchin: I Thought the State of the Union ‘Was Good’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) praised President Trump’s State of the Union Address. Manchin said, “I thought it was good. I mean, you know, I’m an optimist. So, I’m looking at everything I can