W.Va. governor urges bipartisanship
CHARLESTON, W.Va. The governor of West Virginia says this "is not a time for rhetoric or fighting."In the Democrats' weekly radio address, Joe Manchin (MAN'-chin) says the leaders in Congress should do what many Democratic governors do -- work with lawmakers to get things done.
He says Democratic governors have successfully worked with their lawmakers to enact historic laws with bipartisan support. He says that's happened a lot in West Virginia, where Democrats control both houses of the Legislature.
Manchin says with America facing war, mounting gas prices and skyrocketing health care costs, it's "a time for leadership and action."
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