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Bitcoin processing company Bitpay is getting $30 million from a venture capital group that includes Richard Branson and Jerry Yang. (Photo: George Frey/Getty Images)

Virgin, Yahoo Founders Plunge $30-Million Into Bitcoin

Bitcoin processing company Bitpay gets $30 million in venture-capital funding from group that includes Richard Branson and Jerry Yang.

05/13/2014

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talks to members of the media at the Capitol Building on Oct. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Manchin Keeping ‘All Options Open’ On Whether To Run For Governor In 2016

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he’s keeping “all options open” on whether to seek the governor’s office in 2016 or remain in the Senate, where he has expressed frustration with partisanship and gridlock.

05/05/2014

Just one day after a mass shooting left 13 dead in the nation’s capital, federal gun legislation is likely to stay stalled in Congress.   (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Reid: ‘We Don’t Have The Votes’ To Pass Gun Legislation

Just one day after a mass shooting left 13 dead in the nation’s capital, federal gun legislation is likely to stay stalled in Congress.

09/17/2013

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Study: Gun Background Checks’ Biggest Loophole Online, Not Gun Shows

An analysis of online gun sales in 10 states over the past two months finds that 15,000 guns – one-third of which were semi-automatic – were being sold without background checks at any given time.

08/05/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a press conference after meeting with fellow Democratic Senators, on Capitol Hill, on July 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

NRA Stepping Up Attack On Manchin Over Gun Background Check Measure

The National Rifle Association plans to mail 200,000 letters to West Virginians this week, stepping up its attack on U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin over the gun purchase background check measure he’s co-sponsored.

07/10/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., honorary co-chair of No Labels, is interviewed on the launch of "No Labels Radio" at SiriusXM studios on May 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

NRA Launches Attack Ad Against Sen. Manchin Over Background Check Bill

After years of showering U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin with stellar ratings and campaign endorsements, the National Rifle Association targeted the West Virginia Democrat with a TV ad launched Wednesday over his continuing push for broader gun buyer background checks.

06/13/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to members of the media after a vote on the Senate floor on April 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Manchin: Gun Background Check Bill ‘Expands The Second Amendment’

One of the principal sponsors of defeated gun background check legislation says he isn’t giving up on getting a bill passed.

05/07/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to members of the media after a vote on the Senate floor on April 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Manchin Can No Longer Rely On Backing Of NRA

He famously fired a gun in a TV ad while boasting of an endorsement from the National Rifle Association, but U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin can no longer rely on the backing of that powerful lobby.

04/22/2013

Former President Bill Clinton says he's disappointed the Senate fell short of the votes needed to expand background checks for gun purchases. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Newsmakers)

Clinton ‘Disappointed’ In Gun Law Failure But Impressed By Bipartisan Effort

Clinton tells The Associated Press that passing the measure, in his words, “would save a lot of kids’ lives in a lot of places.”

04/19/2013

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., left, and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speak about the ''No Budget No Pay'' legislation during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on Jan. 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Gun Background Check Measure ‘Could Lead To Creation Of National Gun Registry’

The Senate set a long-awaited vote for Wednesday on a bipartisan plan for expanding background checks to more firearms buyers, with supporters facing a steeply uphill path to victory.

04/17/2013

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