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Joe Manchin's balancing act on full display during Sessions controversy

Mar 3, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Thursday's news cycle, which put Attorney General Jeff Sessions through the wringer, could have also been tough for Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.).

Generally seen to be the most at-risk of the Democrats up for reelection next year, Manchin has voted for most of President Trump's Cabinet nominees - and he was the one Democrat who voted to confirm Sessions. And early in the morning, progressive protesters rallied at the office of Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) to demand t

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