Joe Manchin

'Glock The Vote': Daily Show Pans Wingnuts' Extreme Campaign Ads
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and Jason Jones had a bit of fun with the wingnuts out there who are determined to outdo Sen. Joe Manchin's NRA pandering campaign ad, where he shot up a copy of the cap and trade bill.
Sorry Joe Manchin, But The Problem Is The Republicans
As our friend Steve Benen reminded us this week, "there's a limit to the power of presidential schmoozing." Read more...
Manchin Complains That Obama Doesn't 'Pal Around' With Senators
West Virginia's junior senator thinks that maybe if President Obama was more accomodating, he'd get more accomplished in the Senate. Read more...
Rand Paul is becoming another mouthpiece for an industry that has no problem throwing hundreds of thousands of dollars into political campaigns. Read more...
The man clearly has a gift <a href="http://thehill.com/video/senate/298115-manchin-says-hes-frustrated-with-the-nra">for understatement.</a> Read more...

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Texas Sen. John Cornyn (R) on Sunday said that he opposed a bill to close the so-called gun show loophole and expand background checks to Internet gun sales because only better mental health laws will ensure that the Newtown mass shooting victims "did not die in vain." Read more...
Saturday Night Live took a shot at President Obama and the Senate and whether there's going to be any meaningful gun control legislation passed any time soon. Sadly, their parody wasn't that far from reality on whether we're going to see anything will make a real difference make its way through this Congress controlled by the NRA any time soon. Read more...
A bipartisan duo of senators with A ratings from the National Rifle Associated have reached a deal to expand background checks to private gun purchases at gun shows. Read more...
Great news, via Mother Jones! It looks like Elizabeth Warren has secured a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, subject to final approval by the caucus as a whole. Andy Kroll: The Huffington Post, citing four sources "familiar with the Read more...
Conventional wisdom is that this is going to be a tough election. Of course, it doesn't help if members of your own party are openly saying they are thinking about voting for the other guy. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he's unsure whether Read more...