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GOP-backed super PAC attacks West Virginia GOP Senate candidate

Politico is reporting the Republican establishment has launched an effort to stop Don Blankenship from securing the GOP nomination in the West Virginia Senate primary. What you need to know is that Blankenship spent a year in jail after a deadly … Continue reading

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How did Democrat Joe Manchin ever get to be a senator from West Virginia?

A new Morning Consult poll shows West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin with an almost equal approval/disapproval rating (43 percent approval,  44 percent disapproval rating with a 2 percent margin of error). According to West Virginia Metro News: This is the … Continue reading

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Campaign Headlines

Washington Post: DNC invests earlier in state parties, voter persuasion Washington Times: Patrick Morrisey announces U.S. Senate bid in West Virginia Lancaster Online: Democrat Christina Hartman aims for rematch against U.S. Rep. Smucker in 2018 (PA-16th CD) The Gazzette: Thomas … Continue reading

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New GOP super PAC is preparing to take Sen. Manchin down in West Virginia. Bet they can’t do it

Incumbent Democratic Senator Joe Manchin is up for reelection in West Virginia in 2018.  He first won the seat in a special election in 2010, so this will be his second shot at a full term. Manchin is a Democrat, but … Continue reading

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