7:33 PM, Nov 4, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Shelley Moore Capito is projected to win the Senate race in West Virginia. This marks the first Republican Senate pick-up of the 2014 election.
"A rout?"11:01 AM, Aug 22, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican Shelley Moore Capito leads her Democratic opponent Natalie Tennant by 17 points, according to a new poll of the West Virginia Senate race from Rasmussen Reports. An even 50 percent say they support Capito, the congresswoman and daughter of former governor Arch Moore, while just 33 percent say they support Tennant, the secretary of state.
8:58 PM, May 13, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The next senator from West Virginia will be a woman, a first for the state. Republican congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito and Democratic secretary of state Natalie Tennant are projected to win their parties' respective primaries.
In the GOP quest for the Senate, West Virginia looks like a done deal. May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32 • By MICHAEL WARREN
"I bet this guy’s a hunter.” Shelley Moore Capito, the Republican congresswoman who gives every sign of winning her race for the Senate, points at a worker in the front row with a youthfully cherubic face underneath a camouflage cap. He looks up at her.
“Are you a hunter?” Capito asks.
11:54 AM, Nov 26, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican House member Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia will challenge Democrat Jay Rockefeller for the U.S. Senate. At 59, Capito, who has served in the House of Representatives since 2001 and is the daughter of former West Virginia governor Arch Moore, will be facing a 75-year-old Rockefeller, who was first elected to the Senate in 1984.
1:27 PM, Jul 21, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
Via Robert Costa, Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito won't run for the West Virginia Senate seat recently held by Robert Byrd. Here's Capito's statement:
11:39 AM, Jul 20, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Kyle Trygstad reports:
West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin is running to become the state's next senator, he announced this morning. The news came just hours after Manchin signed a bill late last night that created an Aug. 28 primary and Nov. 2 general election to fill the remaining two years of the late Robert Byrd's Senate term.
12:44 PM, Jul 16, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
The AP reports that Democratic West Virginia governor Joe Manchin "is tapping his former chief counsel and a member of a prominent West Virginia family, Carte Goodwin, to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd."
12:55 PM, Jul 9, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Jonathan Martin reports:
West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin (D) said in an interview with POLITICO Friday that he would declare his intentions about a Senate run Monday and called it “highly likely” that he would seek the seat previously held by the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
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