Joe Manchin's file:
Manchin

Democrat from West Virginia

Joe Manchin is a U.S. senator from West Virginia. The former governor of West Virginia won a special election in November 2010 to complete the balance of the late Sen. Robert Byrd’s term.

Recent statements involving Joe Manchin

"In 1999, the NRA leadership in Washington, pretty much the same people intact, were for (expanded background checks.)"

Says John Raese said he wants "1,000 laser systems put in the sky, and we need it right now."

Under the new health care law, "the first person (a) patient has to go to is a bureaucrat. That is called a panel."

John Raese's wife "is registered to vote in Florida so she can't even vote for him."

Recent stories featuring Joe Manchin

Campaign ads that mattered:

Most campaign ads this year pummeled viewers into submission -- or apathy. But a few didn't. Here are eight that changed the trajectory of their races.

Truth: Rare in Election 2010, but not entirely absent:

Occasionally candidates and other political groups told the truth this campaign season. Here are a few examples.

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