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 529 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 2020 with an average of 11,957 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: 481 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Chair, Democratic Governors Association Videos: 6 c. January 14, 2013 - Present Co-Chair, No Labels Videos: 1 c. July 20, 2009 - Present Vice Chair, National Governors Association Videos: 4 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

  • Deputy Energy Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Deputy Energy Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a confirmation hearing for President Trump’s deputy energy secretary nominee,…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate for a second time fell short of the 60 votes needed to advance consideration of a “phase three” economic stimulus…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate met to work on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    In a 90-8 vote, the Senate approved a House-passed coronavirus economic aid package. It includes two weeks of paid leave for…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate worked on a bill reauthorizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) law, which expired at the end of…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed James Danly to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the remainder of the…

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District Map Ideology Rankings Past Elections

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