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May 28, 2011

6 months on Capitol Hill: Manchin makes name as bipartisan in U.S. Senate | Charleston Gazette

by Lawrence Messina

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Six months into his new job on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has busily pursued a brand of consensus-building that helped him twice win the Governor's Mansion and continues to keep him in view of West Virginia voters as the 2012 election nears. The 63-year-old Democrat has called for preserving the bulk of the federal health-care overhaul, while helping lead the charge to scrap some of its more unpopular provisions. He has agreed with congressional Republicans who … Continue Reading

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