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PPP Poll: Republican Raese Leads Manchin by 3 in W.V. Senate Race

11:54 AM, Sep 21, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Another interesting new Senate poll out today: PPP shows that Republican John Raese is leading Democratic governor Joe Manchin 46 percent to 43 percent.

Manchin is popular (59 percent approve of the job he's doing as governor), but Obama is not--his approval rating is 30 percent with 64 percent disapproving.

To Raese's advantage, West Virginia voters want a GOP Congress (54 percent to 37 percent) and overwhelmingly oppose "President Obama’s health care plan"--63 percent to 27 percent.

Raese has been hammering Manchin for supporting Obamacare:

Manchin said just days before the final version of Obamacare passed Congress that he would have voted for it. This is a race to keep an eye on.

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