Joe Manchin

(Joseph Anthony Manchin III)

Joe Manchin
Joe Manchin
  • Born: August 24, 1947
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

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Joseph Anthony Manchin III is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from West Virginia, a seat he has held since 2010. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 34th governor of West Virginia from 2005 to 2010 and the 27th secretary of state of West Virginia from 2001 to 2005.

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Almost every politician running for office comes out with a set of plans so that they can demonstrate how serious they are about fixing the state’s problems. But once the election is over and the candidate takes his or her oath, you rarely here a peep about those plans again. They end up on a shelf somewhere gathering dust. Management & Managing Government
Every child should be taught to be a caring adult and be given an opportunity to serve their communities. Families, Children & Parenting
Every problem we have in this country we created and we can fix it. Reform, Change, Transformation & Reformers
Every single Federal mine safety initiative has been written with the blood of miners. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Just like children must be taught to read in order to be successful, they must also be taught the skills that will help them stay healthy throughout their entire life. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
The last time we made a significant change in the American Tax Code, we din't have cell phones. Taxes ;Reform, Change, Transformation & Reformers
A child's geographic location, race or parent's income level should not predetermine their life's course and it's up to us to see that they don't. Life
Come to West Virginia and we'll show you how to live... how to treat people. We're open for business. West Virginia is truly on the move. Business, Commerce & Finance
Economic development is what's going to make mountaintop removal palatable.
Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Families, Children & Parenting
Every child should have a safe place in their life. Life
I am very proud of the critical role West Virginians play in providing energy to our nation.
I believe in health care reform. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I can assure you that my wife and I - every penny of income we've ever had, our taxes were paid in West Virginia.
I don't know anybody that doesn't own a gun.
I don't know anyone in the hunting or sporting arena that goes out with an assault rifle. Sports & Athletics
I fully expect to be able to complete one more campaign goal - and that is to proudly report that signs have been erected as you enter our great state that say 'Welcome to Wild, Wonderful West Virginia: Open for Business!' Business, Commerce & Finance
I just think, you know, when we talk about a politician, I think a person has to be themselves. Let the voters see the real you.
I know firsthand how agonizing waiting can be.
I strongly believe that every American should always be rooting for our president to do well, no matter which political party that he or she might belong to.
I strongly believe the DREAM Act should require the completion of a degree.
I think it's time to rebuild America. Time
I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights. I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense. So, together, let us grab the reins of history. History
I would never abdicate, nor would I expect any other governor to abdicate, the responsibility to protect the people of my state.
I'm a defender of the Second Amendment to the Constitution.
I'm a sportsman. You know, I go out clay shooting and put three shells in.
In West Virginia, the most vulnerable people we have are people who get up every morning and go to work. Morning ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Millions and millions of people are proud gun owners, and they do it responsibly and by the law.
My grandmother had a great saying. It always stuck with me: 'People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.' They've got to see it and feel it. And it's for real. And that's all. Be who you are.
'Obamacare,' as it's been called, is far too reaching. It's overreaching. It needs to have a lot of it repealed.
Our workers comp debt is the Achilles heel of our state's economy, and I firmly believe that in order to create more good jobs in West Virginia this system must be fixed and it must be fixed now. We cannot afford to wait even one more minute.
The work completed during the special session was just the beginning. During those six days we lit a spark that will positively impact the lives of our children and grandchildren, but the full fire is yet to come. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
There's a lot of Democrats, myself included, who have supported right-to-life.
We have reduced sales tax on food. Now we want it eliminated. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
We have to change the culture of mass violence we have.
We shouldn't accept mediocrity as the best a politician can do.
Well, you know, first of all, let me just say that I am a proud member of the NRA and have been, and I'm a lifetime member and will always be.
Wherever there is one job on the verge of being lost, I will fight to save it. Wherever there is one company looking to grow in West Virginia, I will fight to make that growth a reality.
Whoever is president, my first priority is the same - as always. I look for what's best for West Virginia and the nation as a whole.
Why would anybody not own a gun?

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