Joe Manchin

The latest on Joe Manchin. A Democrat, Manchin was elected to represent West Virginia in the United States Senate in 2010. Manchin previously served as governor of West Virginia from 2005 to 2010. A conservative to moderate Democrat, Manchin is often at odds with his own party and is known in Congress for his bipartisanship. 

Dear Sen. Sinema: We Love You—Your Pals, the Hedge Fund Bros

The good news for Democrats, and the Earth, is that the party's two chief obstructionists in the Senate, Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, have signed off on a huge climate, energy and tax package. The bad news is that, as always, Sinema put the interests of her lobbyist paymasters over those of the country by forcing Democrats to abandon a tax increase on hedge fund managers and private equity wizards.