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Progressive Marine veteran seeks to reshape West Virginia politics

Progressive Marine veteran seeks to reshape West Virginia politics

In a bid to challenge the coal industry's grip on West Virginia, Zach Shrewsbury, a Marine Corps veteran and community organizer, has launched his U.S. Senate campaign.

Dan Kaufman reports for The New Yorker.

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Q&A: What a Joe Manchin presidential run could mean for the 2024 election—and the climate

In a recent swing through New Hampshire, the West Virginia Senator—who has pressed for more “energy security” in the U.S.—suggested that it’s up to Asian countries to reduce fossil fuel reliance.
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The coming Senate energy, environment committee shuffle

There are two top candidates to lead Democrats on both Energy and Natural Resources and Environment and Public Works.
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Manchin's energy legacy leaves WV environmentalists frustrated, fossil fuel industry pleased

Before he numbered his days in the U.S. Senate last week, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spent the morning chairing a hearing on abandoned coal mine land reclamation economic revitalization programs.

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Sen. Manchin is the last in a line of formidable West Virginia Democrats who promoted coal interests

Joe Manchin’s impending departure from the Senate marks the end of an era for powerful West Virginia Democrats who wielded considerable power as advocates for the state's coal interests.
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Sizing up Manchin’s legacy on energy, climate policy

“Whether you love him or you hate him, he has a lasting imprint and legacy," a former top Senate aide said.
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Fear and anger follow the path of Joe Manchin’s Mountain Valley Pipeline

After years of protests and lawsuits, the natural gas pipeline is almost finished. For local residents in West Virginia and Virginia, this is how the project will affect daily life in ways large and small.