This Tuesday, July 5, 2009, file photo shows Carte Goodwin, who was West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin's General Council, at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., Tuesday, July 5, 2005. Mr. Goodwin will be the governor's temporary appointee to the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd's seat. (AP Photo/Bob Bird, File)

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This Tuesday, July 5, 2009, file photo shows Carte Goodwin, who was West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin's General Council, at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., Tuesday, July 5, 2005. Mr. Goodwin will be the governor's temporary appointee to the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd's seat. (AP Photo/Bob Bird, File)