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Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va.

Senator (1st full term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: W.Va. House, 1983-85; W.Va. Senate, 1987-97; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 1996; W.Va. secretary of state, 2001-05; governor, 2005-10
Born: August 24, 1947; Farmington, W.Va.
Residence: Charleston
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Gayle Manchin; three children
Education: West Virginia U., B.A. 1970
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Financial Services; Homeland Security; Labor-HHS-Education; Transportation-HUD); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy - Ranking Member; Public Lands, Forests and Mining; Water & Power); Veterans' Affairs; Select Intelligence; Multiemployer Pension Plans
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Tilts Democrat
House Seniority: 30th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 153,472 followers


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