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The Last of the Blue Dogs

Joe Manchin, Democrat of West Virginia

In the end, it wasn’t his policy positions, party affiliation, or experience that made for Joe Manchin’s strongest argument to remain the senior senator from West Virginia.

It was familiarity.

“I don’t think Patrick’s lying,” Joe intoned with almost an ah-shucks delivery during his debate with West…

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Andrew Donaldson

Andrew Donaldson

Writer. Mountaineer diaspora. Veteran. Managing Editor @ordinarytimemag on culture & politics, food writing @yonderandhome, Host @heardtellshow & other media