FILE In this Feb. 11, 2016, file photo Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of... more 
FILE In this Feb. 11, 2016, file photo Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of retired miners, pointing to President Harry S. Truman’s promise 70 years ago guaranteeing a lifetime of coverage. The stopgap spending bill contains a short-term fix and the issue will be revisited next spring. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alex Brandon
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 5:12 PM EST