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West Virginia's Manchin skips key Senate votes

New Sen. Joe Manchin, the Democrat elected to replace the late Robert C. Byrd, chose to attend a family event over a pair of key votes Saturday that are signature pieces of his party's agenda. Full story

Year in Review: Newsmaker Farewells 2010

  From Sen. Robert Byrd (pictured) to Merlin Olsen, remembering newsmakers, sports stars and other intriguing personalities who died in the past year.

W.Va. gov in tough Senate race sues Obama administration

Gov. Joe Manchin's aides filed suit Wednesday against Obama administration coal mining policies as the West Virginia Democrat wages a fierce Senate race against a Republican who paints him as a rubber stamp for the president. Full story

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Senator Byrd Memorial Service
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epa02234315 (L-R) US West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin, US President Barack Obama, US Vice President Joe Biden, and former US President Bill Clinton sing the National Anthem during a celebration of the life of Sen. Robert C. Byrd at the Capitol in Charleston, West Virginia USA, on 02 July 2010. Sen

File photo shows Senator Byrd doffing his hat for reporters as he arrives at the Capitol in Washington
File photo shows Senator Byrd doffing his hat for reporters as he arrives at the Capitol in Washington

U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) doffs his hat for reporters as he arrives at the Capitol in Washington, in this February 26, 2009 file photograph. Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress, is "seriously ill" and has been hospitalized, a spokesman for the West Virgi