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Two Days Before Election Day, Morrisey Calls Out Blankenship for ‘Ongoing’ Legal Issues

Updated: May 6, 2018 at 8:20 p.m. One GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in West Virginia says one of his opponents should be ineligible for Tuesday’s primary. With former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship seeming to gain momentum as Election Day nears, state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey held a news […]

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On Twitter, Trump Urges West Virginians to Reject Blankenship in GOP U.S. Senate Primary

Updated: Monday, May 7, 2018 at 9:42 a.m. Just a day before West Virginia’s primary election, President Donald Trump has weighed in on the GOP Primary. With Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship gaining widespread attention in the lead-up to Tuesday, Trump tweeted early Monday morning — urging West Virginians to […]

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Did Evan Jenkins Once Say His Philosophy Was ‘Progressive Mainstream’?

The accusations flew fast and furious in a Fox News-sponsored debate between three Republican Senate contenders in West Virginia. We’re checking several claims from the May 1 debate, which featured former coal CEO Don Blankenship, U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. Each is running for the […]

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