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Sen. Joe Manchin

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., left, and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speak to the press about background checks for gun purchases, in the U.S. Capitol building on April 10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Manchin: Newtown Families Say Gun Background Check Measure Would Not Have Prevented Shooting

Sen. Joe Manchin reveals that Newtown families told him that the gun background check measure that he co-sponsored with Sen. Pat Toomey would not have prevented the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


File photo of Sen. Joe Manchin. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Manchin: Politicians Face ‘Guilt By Conversation’

There’s a lot of political currency these days in being labeled a “problem-solver,” a title that has become highly sought-after following a polarizing election and protracted fight in Congress over raising taxes and curbing spending.


Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to reporters after voting against a procedural vote on an authorization bill on Capitol Hill on Dec. 9, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Dem Senator Doesn’t Know If He Will Vote For Obama

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says he’s unsure whether he’ll vote for President Barack Obama or likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney.