Joe Manchin III

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. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Joe Manchin III has 509 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2004 Convention as a Gubernatorial Candidate for West Virginia. The year with the most videos was 2019 with 65 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 10,481 views per program. Most appearances with Jennifer M. Granholm (12), James "Jim" H. Douglas (11), Brian Schweitzer (10). Most common tags: West Virginia, State Politics, Energy Policy.

Appearances by Title:November 15, 2010 - Present U.S. Senator, D-WV View Map Videos: 466 c. January 14, 2013 - Present Co-Chair, No Labels Videos: 1 c. July 20, 2009 - Present Vice Chair, National Governors Association Videos: 4 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Chair, Democratic Governors Association Videos: 1 c. November 3, 2004 - Present Governor-Elect, West Virginia
D-West Virginia
Videos: 1 c. July 28, 2004 - Present Gubernatorial Candidate, West Virginia
D-West Virginia
Videos: 2


D-West Virginia
January 17, 2005 - November 15, 2010 Videos: 34

Recent Appearances

  • Impact of Wildfires on Electric Grid

    Impact of Wildfires on Electric Grid

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine the impacts of wildfires on electric grid…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Matthews McFarland’s nomination to be a U.S. district judge for the Southern District of Ohio. Members…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate met for legislative business. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-SD) gave his maiden floor speech.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate approved several executive nominations, including Aurelia Skipwith to be director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Lawrence Vandyke’s judicial nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and also…

  • Privatized Military Housing

    Privatized Military Housing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on a government report detailing poor living conditions for military…

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