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Sen. Joe Manchin Says His Social Media Accounts Were Hacked

Manchin's office revealed the information hours before his midterm debate with Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
Posted at 10:24 PM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-01 22:24:43-04

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said Thursday his social media accounts had been hacked. The news comes just days before the midterms. 

A statement from Manchin's office says, "The accounts have since been secured." 

His office didn't release details about who may have been responsible for the hack. 

Manchin is hoping to be re-elected to the Senate for his second full term. He's facing West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. 

Additional reporting by Newsy affiliate CNN.