Congressmen's reactions vary

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All three Democratic lawmakers, who are also coalfield icons, have since expressed grief and outrage. But they have differed in their approach to laying blame. (Post Photo)

News & Analysis

Obama to give eulogy

The president will travel to Beckley, W.Va. He'll by joined by Vice President Joe Biden.

Independent review of MSHA

The Labor Dept. is creating a team of experts to evaluate the Mine Safety and Health Administration's internal review of Upper Big Branch mine.

Your Take

Share your thoughts

Who do you think should be held most responsible for the Upper Big Branch tragedy? Massey Energy, the company that controls the mine? Federal regulators? State government? Weigh in.

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