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Manchin: Dems feel weight of O-care

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Sunday said Democrats are feeling the weight of the botched HealthCare.gov site as they prepare for the 2014 midterms.

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Manchin, known for going against the grain of his party at times, wouldn't go so far as to say Democrats would lose control of the Senate in 2014, but did say it would be "extremely challenging" to hold on.

He added that Republicans are using the debacle surrounding the rollout of President Obama's signature healthcare reform law to their advantage for the upcoming election cycle.

"And even the Republicans who are my friends, they think that's a great advantage they have," Manchin said in a interview with CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday. "The Democrats are right now feeling the weight of it."

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