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In WV, Many Dems Vote for Convict Over Obama

You can’t make this up: with 83 percent of precinct results in, 40 percent of West Virginia Democrats voted for Keith Judd, a Texas prisoner on the ballot.

If there was ever a state that was the last holdout for the blue dogs, it’s West Virginia. Democratic senator Joe Manchin only eked out a victory after running an ad that showed him shooting a copy of Obama’s cap-and-trade bill. And now Manchin refuses to say whether he’ll vote for Obama or not.

Katrina TrinkoKatrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...


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