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September 24, 2010

Manchin Facing Worsening Scandal?

This is a read between the lines sort of deal. The scandal concerns a road connecting Manchin's hometown with a highway-- so far, just typical pork for the hometown.

But...

Larry Puccio, Manchinís former chief of staff and current chair of the Democratic Party in West Virginia, also runs a real estate business in Fairmont. Sources believe Puccio could be part of the probe.

The governor says he cannot comment on the investigation and says he doesnít know if Puccio is a target.

ďItís a process,Ē Manchin says, referring to the investigation. ďThatís all I can tell you; itís a process.Ē

Money gets made in these situations, doesn't it? Some land suddenly gets more valuable? I've seen it in Westerns so I know it's true.


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