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Jennifer Bendery

Pro-Gun Senator Opposes NRA-Backed Bill On Concealed Guns

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is a self-described "law-abiding gun owner, hunter, card-carrying life member of the National Rifle Associati...

Manchin And Toomey Team Up Again On Background Checks

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) have teamed up once again to introduce legislation involving background checks. But the bill they'r...

'Big Brother Is Truly Watching You'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

West Virginia Senator Joe Machin (D) addressed NSA's controversial surveillance program on Sunday. On CNN's "State Of The Union," Machin said that,...

Ryan Grim

'Why Are We So Tolerant Toward Violence?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Tuesday that he will revisit the idea of passing gun safety legislation in the wake of Monday's mass sho...

Bloomberg Giving Big Boost To Unusual Ally

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will host a fundraiser at his Manhattan home for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), according to BuzzFeed. Tickets f...

Dem Senator Still Bothered By Senate Failure

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

Nearly a month removed from watching his background checks legislation fall flat on the Senate floor, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) revealed Thursday wha...

Manchin 'Frustrated' With NRA After Senate Failure

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) said Tuesday that he is "frustrated" with the National Rifle Association, charging the gun lobbying group with spreading mis...

Dem Senator: Gun Control Bill Is Far From Over

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Nearly two weeks removed from a difficult defeat on gun control, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) stands at the forefront of Democrats who have yet to give ...

Amanda Terkel

National Gun Registry Creation Carries 15-Year Sentence Under Manchin-Toomey Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The background check compromise set to be introduced on Thursday will explicitly bar public officials from creating a national gun regis...

Two Senators Hold Keys To Strong Obama Hopes

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

* West Virginia's Manchin, Pennsylvania's Toomey negotiating * Democrats' recruiting of gun-rights candidates complicates Obama's prop...

Dem Senator Blasts 'Bunch Of Crap' In Pro-Gun Attacks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin's pro-gun critics are making up "crap" about his current role in gun control discussions, the Democrat charged in a vid...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Colin Powell Shows Support For Gun Control Measures, Including Assault Weapons Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With gun control at the forefront of the national debate after last month's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., Colin Powell weighed in on ...

WATCH: Pro-Gun Democrat Prepared For Backlash

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) doesn't care if he faces backlash for his new stance on gun control. "The easiest vote to take in Washington is a no vo...

Gun Control Debate Simmers After Sandy Hook Massacre

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prominent gun-rights advocates in Congress are now calling for a national discussion about restrictions to curb gun violence, signa...

Amanda Terkel

Pro-Gun Senator Open To Gun Control Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), one of the strongest backers of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in the Democratic Party, said it is tim...