Joe Manchin

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Dems Spent Half of 2021 Blocked by Filibusters of Voting Rights Bills

Democracy activists are calling on the Biden White House to join talks about how the Senate can pass the Freedom to Vote Act this year.

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Republican Billionaires Are Donating to Manchin and Sinema

Some GOP megadonors made their first and only Democratic donations as the two senators worked to undermine the reconciliation bill.

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Senators Cling to Fossil Fuel Stocks as World Heats Up

More than one in four senators is invested in the fossil fuel industry as the Senate strips major climate programs from the reconciliation bill.

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Manchin Got Big Donations From Son-In-Law’s Oil & Gas Employer

As he stripped major climate programs, Sen. Joe Manchin received large donations from Enterprise Products, the energy giant where his son-in-law is a senior employee and whose lobbying groups are fighting the reconciliation bill.

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Manchin Got $400k From Fossil Fuel Donors Before Axing Climate Plan

Joe Manchin raised $1.6 million in the third quarter, including donations from many fossil fuel industry PACs as he announces he is strongly opposed to the major climate program in the reconciliation bill.

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Four Waste Coal Provisions Manchin Put in the Infrastructure Bill

A review of legislative text shows that several provisions in a section drafted by Manchin’s committee would benefit companies involved in waste coal, which happens to be what the Manchin family coal brokerage specializes in.

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Criticizing Joe Manchin’s Coal Conflicts is ‘Outrageous,’ Says Heitkamp

The former senator now works with multiple front groups, including one run by a fossil fuel lobbying firm.

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Manchin Poised to Profit From Mine Reclamation Funding He Championed

Enersystems, Joe Manchin's family coal company, has contracts with the only power plant in West Virginia that burns coal from reclaimed mine projects.

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Manchin Removes Ethics Provisions From Democratic Reform Bill

Senate Democrats' Freedom to Vote Act would no longer strengthen conflict of interest rules that prevent members of Congress from working on legislation primarily for their own financial interests.