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Some thoughts on tonight's Manchin-Morrisey debate

A summary of Republican Patrick Morrisey's answers: Hillary Clinton. That's no exaggeration, I think he said her name at least 50 times. Joe Manchin's best response all night was when he pointed out that "Hillary Clinton is not on the ballot."

A summary of incumbent Democrat Joe Manchin's answers: . . .

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November 01, 2018

Manchin's lead reaches double-digits in new poll

Democrat Joe Manchin's lead on Republican Patrick Morrisey has moved to 16% according to a poll just released by WSAZ-Gray television:

The poll indicates that Manchin leads Morrisey by 16 percentage points, 52-36. That's double the margin of a WSAZ poll released on Oct. 1. The previous poll showed Manchin leading 46-38.

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October 22, 2018

That Maxine Waters reference is not very subtle, Patrick

Trailing in the polls and with nothing positive to offer, the Morrisey campaign is beginning to show its desperation

I’ve noted previously how Republican candidate Patrick Morrisey’s campaign essentially consists of two elements: his total embrace of President Trump and the connecting of his opponent, Joe Manchin, with Democratic politicians that he believes are hated by West Virginians. While Morrisey's campaign website does have an issues section, we’ . . .

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September 21, 2018

News on West Virginia’s senatorial race

The debates: candidates Morrisey and Manchin will meet twice

You may have already seen this but the first debate is October 14 in Wheeling and the second will be November 1 in the MetroNews studios in Morgantown. It appears that Hoppy Kercheval will moderate the Morgantown debate, but I could not find a moderator listed for the . . .

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September 07, 2018

WV politics just got more interesting

Don Blankenship takes his argument for inclusion on the November ballot to the West Virginia Supreme Court

From the Charleston Gazette-Mail:

Don Blankenship is taking his battle to run for U.S. Senate to the West Virginia Supreme Court.

According to a petition for writ of mandamus filed with the state’s high court Thursday, Blankenship and the Constitution Party are challenging West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner’s . . .

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August 09, 2018

News from WV's senate race

Later today: Donald Trump, Jr., Sean Spicer and Jason Miller to attend Morrisey fundraiser

According to The Hill:

Donald [Trump, Jr.] will host a fundraiser on Monday for West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R), who is challenging incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), a top target for Republicans this cycle. . . .

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July 23, 2018

WV's senate candidates can't get close enough to Trump and his family

Don Jr. in Charleston to support Morrisey

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(photo credit - Charleston Gazette-Mail)

From this morning's Charleston Gazette-Mail:

Donald Trump Jr. joined the West Virginia attorney general on the campaign trail Tuesday in an effort to hitch the latter’s U.S. Senate bid to economic success reported under . . .

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June 06, 2018

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