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W. Va. Man Charged With Threatening Sen. Manchin

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The complaint says Major identified himself in the calls and threatened Manchin and his wife and children.

An FBI news release says Major faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. It wasn't immediately known whether Major has an attorney. The complaint did not list a motive.

Manchin, a Democrat, won a 2010 special election after the death of Robert C. Byrd. He was elected to a full six-year term in 2012.

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