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W.Va. Governor Joe Manchin: 'I Am Totally Behind Health Care Reform'

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West Virginia businessman and GOP nominee for U.S. Senate John Raese may have just gotten some new fodder.

Raese, who trails West Virginia Gov Joe Manchin by only 6 points in the latest Rasmussen survey, is already on the air with a two-week, statewide ad buy, telling voters that, "Joe Manchin has been supporting Barack Obama's liberal agenda for years. Manchin supports Obama's government-run health care."

Now, a video from 2009 has surfaced on the conservative blog, West Virginia Red, which shows Manchin saying, "I am totally behind health care reform."

As of June 28, President Obama had a 35 percent approval rating in the state.

How much do you want to bet that line ends up in a Raese TV ad?

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I would like you look at the Mountain Pary's U.S.Senate candidate, Jesse Johnson and give him some of your "free" press. The comic, located to the right of this comment box says it all as well as I what I wanted to say. That is, that the two apposing parties that seem to be "in" with the press actually are "wind ups" being dictated to by the national party platforms. They really are not paying much attention to the WV issues that are so in need of attention. If you would, look at the website We would appreciate a little "All American" representation. And if Jesse is good enough to have Ken Hechler endorse him... I think he should be looked at and reported on!

September 09 2010 at 9:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I'm totally for health care reform too. Just not the way our government went about it. They made it worse. We want affordable care! What about medication prices? I can buy med's from Canada for much less than in the US. What about fixing the crooked system we already have. Start with the ripoff artists then move on with ending the freebies for illegals. The list goes on and on but our government is not listening....

September 08 2010 at 8:43 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

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