The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

In West Virginia, No Gubernatorial Bids for Capito, Raese


Don’t hold your breath while waiting for two of West Virginia’s more well-known Republicans to throw their hats in the ring for the state’s upcoming governor’s race: “Betty Ireland, a former secretary of state, said she spoke with [Rep. Shelley Moore] Capito, R-2nd, and with John Raese, who lost the special election in November to the U.S. Senate to succeed Robert C. Byrd, and both said they weren’t running for governor in 2012.”

Tags: Betty Ireland , John Raese , Shelley Moore Capito


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