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Byrd Senate Replacement

Carte Goodwin Sworn In To Fill Robert Byrd's Senate Seat

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Joe Manchin, a centrist and popular Democrat known for his calm, compassionate handling of a coal mine disaster that ki...

Carte Goodwin Appointed To Fill Robert Byrd's West Virginia Senate Seat (VIDEO)

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Joe Manchin has chosen former chief counsel Carte Goodwin, a member of a prominent West Virginia family, to succeed the late ...

Joe Manchin 'Highly Likely' To Run To Fill Robert Byrd's Senate Seat (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin says he is "highly likely" to run for Senate to fill the seat held by the late Sen. Robert Byrd for fifty-one years...

West Virginia Senate: Joe Manchin Gets Go-Ahead For November Special Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) -West Virginia's attorney general says Gov. Joe Manchin can put the late Robert C. Byrd's Senate seat on the ballot this November. Manchin reque...

West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin Says He's Considering Running For Robert Byrd's Senate Seat

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin said he'd consider running for the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd's seat and asked the state's...

West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin Urged By AFL-CIO To Fill Robert Byrd's Seat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia chapter of the AFL-CIO is asking Gov. Joe Manchin to appoint himself to fill the Senate seat left empty by...

Joe Manchin Senate Run? Speculation About W.V. Governor's Plans For Robert Byrd's Seat

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W. Va.) death on Monday morning, speculation is already to swirling over the prospect of West Virginia Governor Joe...

Robert Byrd Senate Replacement: What Happens With Robert Byrd's Senate Seat?

Hotline On Call | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WV law gives Gov. Joe Manchin (D) the power to appoint Byrd's replacement. If a vacancy occurs within 2 and a half years of the beginning of the next ...