In West Virginia, the clean-energy transition rests on Joe Manchin

In West Virginia, the clean-energy transition rests on Joe Manchin

This post was originally published on this siteWest Virginians’ skepticism about a clean-energy shift — whether from Sen. Joe Manchin III or even those working on a new wind farm — complicates President Biden’s climate push.

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4 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia

4 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia

This post was originally published on this siteA mixed night for Trump-endorsed candidates, with fresh evidence of an urban-rural divide within the G.O.P.

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The 4 most interesting kinds of House primaries in 2022

The 4 most interesting kinds of House primaries in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteFewer competitive House districts means that some of 2022’s most consequential congressional elections are happening well before November. The real action in many districts is this spring and summer as Republican and Democratic candidates jockey for their parties’ nominations.

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5 things to watch in the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries

5 things to watch in the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries

This post was originally published on this siteAnother primary day, another test of the force of former President Donald Trump’s grip on the Republican Party.

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3 primary contests to watch Tuesday in West Virginia and Nebraska

3 primary contests to watch Tuesday in West Virginia and Nebraska

This post was originally published on this site Former President Donald Trump has endorsed candidates in competitive primaries in both states, making Tuesday another evaluation of his influence over the GOP. (Image credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP)

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U.S. House race in West Virginia pits the clout of Trump against the importance of infrastructure

U.S. House race in West Virginia pits the clout of Trump against the importance of infrastructure

This post was originally published on this siteHow Reps. David McKinley and Alex Mooney voted on the bipartisan infrastructure bill could keep one of them in Washington and send one of them home.     

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America is finally cleaning up its abandoned, leaking oil wells

America is finally cleaning up its abandoned, leaking oil wells

This post was originally published on this site Bill Suan bought his family’s cattle farm in the mountains of West Virginia a decade-and-a-half ago with little thought for the two gas wells drilled on the property — but then they started leaking oil onto his fields and sickening his cows....

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Manchin On Build Back Better Bill: ‘It’s Dead’

Manchin On Build Back Better Bill: ‘It’s Dead’

This post was originally published on this site “What Build Back Better bill?” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said incredulously when asked by reporters Tuesday about progress on the legislation.

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W.Va. governor ‘extremely unwell’ after positive COVID-19 test

W.Va. governor ‘extremely unwell’ after positive COVID-19 test

This post was originally published on this siteWest Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) announced on Tuesday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was feeling “extremely unwell.”According to press release, Justice, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, got tested after experiencing a “sudden onset of…

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West Virginians Give Manchin a Lump of Coal for Christmas

West Virginians Give Manchin a Lump of Coal for Christmas

This post was originally published on this siteJohn Nichols Manchin claims his constituents are happy with his abandonment of Build Back Better. Miners and other residents say that just isn’t so. The post West Virginians Give Manchin a Lump of Coal for Christmas appeared first on The Nation.

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