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Manchin 'didn't expect' Republicans to join Bernie Sanders in opposition to energy permitting bill

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West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is trying to bridge the Democrat-Republican divide on energy. His bill would speed renewable energy development while increasing fossil fuel production. The legislation is to be included in a larger spending bill to keep keep the government operating. But it's unclear Manchin has the votes.
Published 4 months ago

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U.S. Senate Republican leader opposes Manchin energy permitting proposal included in stop-gap spending bill

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said an energy permitting proposal by Democratic Senator Joe Manchin is a "poison pill" in a stop-gap spending package to keep federal government funding running past Friday. McConnell urged fellow Republican lawmakers to vote 'no' in a procedural vote on the spending measure scheduled for Tuesday. (Reporting by David Morgan;

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Manchin paints Sanders as extremist threat over energy impasse as spending deadline looms

Sen. Joe Manchin III continues to name-check Democratic colleague Sen. Bernard Sanders as part of his quest to convince enough skeptics to support his energy permitting legislation ahead of a spending deadline this week.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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U.S. Senate Republican leader opposes Manchin energy permitting proposal included in stop-gap spending bill

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said an energy permitting proposal by Democratic Senator Joe Manchin is a "poison pill" in a stop-gap spending package to keep federal government funding running past Friday. Read More

4 months ago·Canada
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Joe Manchin Blasts Bernie Sanders’ ‘Oblivious’ Opposition To Energy Deal Amid Threat Of Government Shutdown

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin called out opposition to his energy permitting proposal as "toxic" in a Sunday Wall Street Journal op-ed.

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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Manchin's permitting bill finds opposition from Democrats and Republicans alike

Sen. Joe Manchin's plan to speed up federal environmental reviews of pipelines, transmission lines and other large energy projects is meeting increasingly entrenched opposition from Republicans and Democrats.

4 months ago·Houston, United States
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Manchin pulls plug on plan to include permitting reform proposal in stopgap spending measure

Sen. Joe Manchin scrapped plans to include his energy project permitting reform proposal in a stopgap funding bill Tuesday, acknowledging the heavily scrutinized plan lacked the votes needed to pass.

4 months ago
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