Manuel Quiñones

E&E Daily Deputy Editor


Before becoming deputy editor, Manuel wrote about coal and mining issues, and also covered campaigns and the Keystone XL pipeline debate. Prior to E&E, he covered Congress for several public radio stations around the country as part of the Capitol News Connection bureau. He started his journalism career in television news, covering the Missouri General Assembly for KMIZ-TV and the Virginia General Assembly for WSET-TV. He graduated from American University with a degree in journalism and a minor in international relations. He has a master's degree in political science from the University of Missouri.

Latest Stories


Faison group taps new lobbyist

The ClearPath Foundation, the conservative clean energy group founded by businessman Jay Faison, has selected a well-known Capitol Hill aide to be its director of government affairs.


Spat over miner benefits a preview of future campaign fights

Congress narrowly averted a government shutdown over the weekend when President Obama signed into law stopgap funding legislation, despite complaints from coal-state lawmakers that it failed to adequately help retired coal miners. The spat, which will likely resurface early next year, is part of a broader fight between Democrats and Republicans over political control of communities attached to coal mining.