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Our Republican senatorial candidates are running against someone who doesn’t even hold office

Hey, fellas, even the Wheeling Intelligencer has cut back on its anti-Hillary attacks

From Raw Story earlier today:

West Virginia Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Patrick Morrisey on Wednesday told Fox News that he was the best choice because he held the right positions “on all the issues that matter” like Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

Huh? Hillary is an issue that matters? He elaborated:

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May 02, 2018

As Ogden's coverage of McKinley and Manchin demonstrate: it's not about incumbency, it's about party affiliation

The Ogden papers have dropped all pretense of fairness and objectivity

Yesterday, I once again documented how the Wheeling “newspapers” have totally ignored congressman David McKinley’s opponents in the upcoming elections. Today, let’s compare Ogden's coverage of Republican incumbent McKinley with Democratic incumbent Joe Manchin.

Earlier this week, the locals featured a story about a public debate . . .

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April 08, 2018

New Patrick Morrisey ad “blows up” Washington

An instant classic!

As Splinter describes it:

Then it gets really . . .

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April 06, 2018

Trump in West Virginia

Thursday, April 5

Manchin gets his reward for cozying to Trump

From CNBC:

President Donald Trump quickly turned a tax reform event in West Virginia into a broad political venting session Thursday, including repeated swipes at the state's vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin.

Flanked by Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.V., and West . . .

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April 05, 2018

Republican Deathmatch 4 (A recurring series that chronicles WV's Republican senatorial primary)*

Yesterday, Roll Call published the results of a senatorial poll of 500 Republican voters.

West Virginia Rep. Evan Jenkins led the primary field for the Republican nomination for Senate in an automated poll conducted earlier this month for his campaign.

Jenkins was ahead of his closest opponent, state Attorney General Patrick . . .

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February 10, 2018

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