WV-GOV: Manchin Wins
The Charleston Gazette reports that West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, has won reelection. Manchin is exactly the type of Democrat that wins in ...
The Charleston Gazette reports that West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, has won reelection. Manchin is exactly the type of Democrat that wins in West Virginia: socially conservative and in touch with the economic anxieties of his state's residents.
Republicans have big problems in West Virginia -- except at the presidential level. They've really struggled to build a group of young stars to win elections statewide.
Question to ponder: Which will happen first, Republicans gain in West Virginia in state politics or Democrats figure out how to win the state at the presidential level again?
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Obamacare Signups Lower in Rural Areas2 hours ago
2014 Governors Races: The Year of the Tossup1 hour ago
The Biggest Push Yet to Make Health-Care Prices Public1 hour ago
The West, without Water7 minutes ago
Louisiana May Determine Control of the U.S. Senate7 minutes ago
Lawsuits Accuse Alabama Jailers of Letting Prisoners Die from Easily Treatable Illnesses37 minutes ago