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Joe Manchin Won't Run for President
Joe Manchin Won't
Run for President

Joe Manchin Won't Run for President

West Virginia Democrat had been teasing a third-party run

(Newser) - Take Joe Manchin off the list of potential third-party presidential candidates: The West Virginia Democratic senator said Friday that he's out of the running. "I will not be seeking a third-party run," he said at West Virginia University, per the Hill . "I will not be involved...

Police Chase Led to Crash That Injured Joe Manchin's Wife

Suspect faces charges in connection with Alabama crash

(Newser) - A man fleeing police caused the Alabama car crash that injured Gayle Manchin, head of an economic development partnership of the federal government and 13 state governments and the wife of US Sen. Joe Manchin, authorities said Wednesday. Police in Homewood, a Birmingham suburb, said the man faces charges of...

Manchin: Another Trump Win Could Destroy Democracy

Senator says he'd 'absolutely' consider a presidential run

(Newser) - Joe Manchin made his latest comments on the 2024 presidential election Wednesday on NBC News' Meet the Press , though as usual, he qualified them quite a bit. "I will do anything I can to help my country, and you're saying, 'Does that mean you would consider it?'...

A Manchin Run for the WH Could Pull In the 'Double Haters'
As Manchin
Exits the Senate,
WH Buzz Begins

As Manchin Exits the Senate, WH Buzz Begins

Conservative Dem could draw 'double haters' of Biden, Trump if he runs for president

(Newser) - Joe Manchin's announcement Thursday that he won't be running for reelection next year to represent West Virginia in the US Senate has Democrats now sweating over the loss of one of their own seats, putting the party's razor-thin 51-49 majority in peril. Now, new buzz is swirling...

Joe Manchin Won't Seek Reelection to Senate

It's bad news for Democrats, who will likely lose the seat to a Republican

(Newser) - Joe Manchin just delivered bad news to Senate Democrats: The West Virginia senator announced Thursday that he will not run for reelection in 2024, reports Politico . The decision means his Democratic seat will almost certainly go to a Republican in the deep-red state, according to both Politico and the Hill...

As 2024 Looms, Schwarzenegger Reveals Who 'Stands Out'
Here's Who Should
Run for President

Schwarzenegger: Here's Who Should Run for President

His pick for the White House is not a presidential candidate at the moment

(Newser) - Who is Arnold Schwarzenegger currently liking as the next US president? Someone who's not actually running for president, though he's left the door open for that to change. "Joe Manchin is one of them that I think stands out because he's kind of like a center...

Biden Drilling Deal Pleases Few
Biden Drilling Deal Pleases Few

Biden Drilling Deal Pleases Few

Interior to allow three offshore oil lease sales through 2029, a sharp reduction

(Newser) - The Biden administration is steering a middle path on offshore oil lease sales, a decision that displeases the industry and its Republican supporters as well as environmental advocates who say the president is breaking a campaign promise. The Interior Department on Friday announced three offshore oil lease sales through 2029,...

Manchin Wants His Senate Dress Code Back
Manchin Gets His
Senate Dress Code Back

Manchin Gets His Senate Dress Code Back

Bipartisan bill formalizing dress code passes unanimously

(Newser) - The Senate dress code has now come full circle, from an unwritten expectation to completely nonexistent to a formal rule. Following Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's controversial decision to tell the Senate's Sergeant at Arms to stop enforcing the then-informal dress code, Sens. Joe Manchin and Mitt Romney...

Manchin Thinking 'Very Seriously' About Switching Party Affiliation

He 'absolutely' might become an independent, senator says

(Newser) - All eyes turned to Sen. Joe Manchin last year after his fellow centrist in the congressional body, Arizona's Kyrsten Sinema, switched her party affiliation from Democrat to independent. At the time, Manchin said he had no plans to make a change , but time has passed since then and the...

Manchin, at No Labels Event, Won't Rule Out Third-Party 2024 Bid

If he does run, senator says, he won't be a 'spoiler'

(Newser) - Joe Manchin, speaking at an event for the No Labels nonprofit Monday in New Hampshire, offered up the latest fodder for the will-he-or-won't-he discussion around the senator and the 2024 presidential race. No Labels, which is starting to worry Democrats who think it could hand the election to Donald...

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Running for Manchin's Seat

Manchin has not yet announced whether he will run for reelection

(Newser) - West Virginia Republican Gov. Jim Justice announced Thursday that he is running for Democrat Joe Manchin’s US Senate seat in 2024, setting up what could be a hard-fought campaign between two of the state’s most prominent politicians, the AP reports. Justice, an ultrawealthy businessman who is barred from...

Manchin Opposition Jeopardizes a Biden Pick
A Biden
Is Looking

A Biden Nomination Is Looking Shaky

Joe Manchin opposition jeopardizes Julie Su's nomination to be labor secretary

(Newser) - President Biden's choice to be the next labor secretary is running up against some tough math. All 49 Republicans plan to oppose Julie Su, reports Axios . And now Democrat Joe Manchin has told the White House he has strong concerns, per the Washington Post . That means Biden can't...

Manchin Passes on Chance to Endorse Biden

Senator also isn't ruling out a 2024 run himself

(Newser) - Last weekend, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin declined to say whether he identified as a Democrat. This weekend, he declined to endorse President Biden, at least for now. "Let's see who all the players are," he responded when asked the question on CBS' Face the Nation . And apparently,...

'Do You Still Identify as a Democrat?' Manchin Dodges

'I identify as an American,' the West Virginia Democrat says instead

(Newser) - It was a simple enough question. But Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin's response—or non-response—during an appearance over the weekend on Fox News is raising some eyebrows. The exchange, per Rolling Stone :
  • Fox's Maria Bartiromo: "Do you still identify as a Democrat?"
  • Manchin: "I identify as

Democrats May Have to Deal With GOP on Debt Ceiling

Manchin says he has no interest in going with Republicans on Social Security cut

(Newser) - The White House hasn't budged on negotiating with congressional Republicans over the debt ceiling—it's a "no"—but political professionals in both parties suggest talks will take place anyway. "Like the president has said many times, raising the debt ceiling is not a negotiation; it...

After Sinema Defection, All Eyes Turn to Joe Manchin

West Virginia Senator says he's staying a Democrat for 'right now'

(Newser) - After Kyrsten Sinema announced she's leaving the Democratic Party, some wondered whether her fellow centrist senator, Joe Manchin, had any similar plans. And while the West Virginia lawmaker won't say never, he did tell reporters Monday, "I'll look at all of these things. I've always looked all...

Democrats Push Back at Manchin's Energy Deal
Manchin Drops Changes
on Energy Permitting

Manchin Drops Changes on Energy Permitting

Schumer says the proposal could come up again

(Newser) - Update: Facing opposition from both parties, Sen. Joe Manchin abandoned his provision to streamline and speed up the permitting process for energy projects. With that wording dropped, a stopgap spending bill to keep the federal government operating was moved along by the Senate on Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reports....

Sinema Put Manchin in Role of Protecting Bill

Differences on taxes were resolved, allowing passage, though it wasn't easy

(Newser) - Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer negotiated for months on the climate change, health care, and tax legislation that passed the Senate on Sunday. When they finally reached an agreement, they still weren't finished. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema had been left out of the talks, and she...

Sinema Won't Block GOP Changes to Climate Bill

Democrats, including Manchin, worry about winning Arizona senator's vote

(Newser) - Sen. Joe Manchin isn't sure that his frequent fellow Democratic holdout, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, will support the legislative agreement he struck with their majority leader last week, either. Sinema has made no promises, Axios reports, which has her party worried. Democrats need all of their 50 Senate votes to...

After Manchin Surprise, All Eyes on Sinema

Arizona senator is still mum on potential breakthrough for Democrats

(Newser) - Joe Manchin stunned DC Wednesday by announcing that he had reversed himself and would back Democrats' sweeping spending plan after all. The surprise deal the West Virginia senator struck with Sen. Chuck Schumer has provided Democrats with their "best news" in weeks, notes Politico , because it means the party...

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