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Republican Deathmatch 3

Don Blankenship makes it a threesome

WCHS-TV (Charleston-Huntington) is reporting that former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has entered West Virginia's 2018 senatorial race:

Eyewitness News has learned that former Massey Energy chief executive officer Don Blankenship plans to run for U.S. Senate.

Blankenship filed his federal election official papers . . .

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November 29, 2017

Republican Deathmatch 2

A recurring series that will chronicle WV's Republican senatorial primary

Fresh off its win in Alabama, Bannon/Breitbart backs Morrisey's candidacy

After opposing President Trump's and Mitch McConnell's candidate and winning with the far-right Judge Roy Moore, Steve Bannon has moved on to other primary races including one in West Virginia. The Hill reports:

A source familiar with . . .

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September 29, 2017

Republican Deathmatch 1* (A recurring series that will chronicle WV's Republican senatorial primary)

And I thought that I would never see the word "liberal" used to describe "Patrick Morrisey": what I learned from visiting Republican super PACs

We are still nine months away from the West Virginia primary but the Republican race for Senate has already heated up with the super PACs supporting Morrisey and Jenkins getting very busy.

For example, the Evan Jenkins-supporting website, Morriseys millions, tells us "some things we should know" about Attorney General Patrick . . .

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August 09, 2017

Morrisey watch 22

WV Attorney General Morrisey to run for Senate

The Charleston Gazette-Mail is reporting that Patrick Morrisey will be running for senate:

Morrisey, who is scheduled to appear at a rally in Harper’s Ferry on Monday evening, said he is running to forward conservative values such as rolling back environmental protections, . . .

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July 10, 2017

Reading the weekend opinion sections

Mike Myer on marijuana and the "change everything" revolution

All of Sunday's column and half of Saturday's column is devoted to an attack upon the legislation that would permit the legalization of medical marijuana. In neither column is there any evidence. To make his case, Myer compares the growing use of medical . . .

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April 09, 2017

Missing photo found for today's Intelligencer editorial, "Invasive Species A Major Threat"

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February 01, 2017

Morrisey and Manchin

Joe keeps sounding more and more like a Republican

I wrote in the previous post that the Washington Post was listing WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey as a potential challenger for Senator Joe Manchin in 2018. Today's Politico Energy Report suggests the race is already on:

In what could be a preview of a 2018 Senate contest, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey . . .

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December 15, 2016

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