The National Republican Senatorial Committee is targeting newly sworn-in Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) for voting today to keep Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in his position as majority leader. The NRSC painted Reid as an “anti-coal” lawmaker who “strongly supports a job-killing cap-and-trade energy tax and has repeatedly attacked West Virginia’s More…
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Here’s a quick recap of the midterm results from last night that have implications for energy/climate/environmental policy.
It was mostly bad news for House Democrats who voted for the chamber’s cap-and-trade bill. The two most stinging defeats were Rep. Rick Boucher More… (D-Va.), who worked furiously
Two other big results for the energy/climate crowd.
First, Gov. Joe Manchin (D) is projected to beat Republican John Raese in the West Virginia Senate race. Manchin campaigned heavily against cap-and-trade. In fact, in a now-infamous campaign ad More…, he actually shot the House climate bill.
Second, projections indicate that
With all the public barbs being traded back and forth between the Chamber of Commerce and the Obama administration, it’s easy to forget that the Chamber is backing at least one Democrat this year in a pretty public way. In today’s Charleston Gazette, Chamber president Thomas Donohue explained once again More…
With the Senate race in West Virginia between sitting Gov. Joe Manchin (D) and businessman John Raese in a virtual dead heat going into the final week, Manchin’s camp is touting an article More… in Sunday’s Charleston Gazette which calculates that Raese’s corporation, Greer Industries, benefited from about $32 million in
During the U.S. Senate debate in Morgantown, W.Va., last night, Republican John Raese’s campaign kept me faithfully updated with emails pairing Gov. Joe Manchin’s (D) latest “rhetoric” with the “reality” of his past stances on various issues.
The emails told me that last night Manchin said “[Obama] is dead wrong More…
The local media in West Virginia are having a hard time stomaching the campaign ads (and national news coverage) of the suddenly competitive Senate race More… in their home state. Governor Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) might be a lot of things, they argue, but he’s no enemy of the coal industry —