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

Senator (2nd full term)



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; Labor-HHS-Education; Military Construction-VA; Transportation-HUD); Armed Services (Airland; Cybersecurity - Chairman; Strategic Forces); Energy & Natural Resources; Veterans' Affairs; Multiemployer Pension Plans
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House Seniority: 30th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 353,478 followers

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