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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Sixth U.S. House
Gov. Joe Manchin III, a centrist and popular Democrat known for his handling of a coal mine disaster that killed 29 in April, declared Tuesday that he will run for the Senate seat vacated by the death of long-serving Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
West Virginia lawmakers reached a legislative compromise Monday night over a measure that would allow the state to hold a special November election to fill the seat of the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd.