Three House Republicans, Running Strong in 2014 Senate Races
What a mess! The government is shut down, the polling numbers for Republicans are terrible, half the party is at the throats of the other half#…#the hopes for retaking the Senate in 2014 must be lost, right?
In a quartet …
Club for Growth: Capito Is the Wrong Candidate in West Virginia
That didn’t take long; this morning the news broke that Representative Shelley Moore Capito, a West Virginia Republican, was preparing to run for Senate in 2014; hours later, the Club for Growth issues a statement that is distinctly unwelcoming her …
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 …
In the First West Virginia Poll, Shelley Moore Capito Clears a Very Low Bar
Rasmussen takes a look at the possible West Virginia Senate race, and finds that
popular Democratic Governor Joe Manchin is the early leader in hypothetical matchups with two of his possible Republican opponents. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of …
GOP Begins Push for Special West Virginia Senate Election
Looks like West Virginia Republicans are starting a new push for a special Senate election this year. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito released the following statement today, regarding an election to fill the remainder of the U.S. Senate term left …
Rockefeller Out; Senate Conservatives Fund Seeks New Option
Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat of West Virginia, says he won’t run for another term.
For the Republicans, Representative Shelley Moore Capito had already announced her intent to run for the seat in 2014; the Club for Growth turned its collective …
GOP’s Capito to Run for Senate in 2014
West Virginia has proven a tough nut to crack for Republicans in statewide races in recent cycles — a disappointing 43 percent in a special Senate election in 2010, garnering 47 percent in a special gubernatorial election in 2011, finishing with 45 percent in 2012′s …
West Virginia Republicans Need a Senate Candidate, Fast
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Republican, is expected to announce shortly that she will not be running in her state’s special Senate election.
Capito was the best-known option for Republicans in the state, but her candidacy might have …
Assessing That Potential West Virginia Race . . .
If, indeed, West Virginia has a special Senate election this November, and the competitors turn out to be Gov. Joe Manchin on the Democratic side and Rep. Shelley Moore Capito on the Republican side, the GOP has to feel pretty …