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  • May 9, 2018

    Richard Ojeda’s West Virginia primary win gives Democrats their best chance to turn coal country blue

    The teachers strike in West Virginia pushed Ojeda into the national spotlight.

  • May 9, 2018

    4 winners and 2 losers from this week’s 2018 primary elections

    Don Blankenship lost. "Cocaine Mitch" won — and so did basic human decency.

  • May 8, 2018

    Patrick Morrisey beats Don Blankenship to win West Virginia Senate GOP primary

    He’ll face Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin in one of 2018’s most closely watched races.

  • May 8, 2018

    Richard Ojeda, a champion of West Virginia’s teachers, could flip a House seat for Democrats

    Ojeda is counting on Trump voters to send a pro-labor Democrat to Congress.

  • May 8, 2018

    Live results for West Virginia’s Senate and House primary races

    Don Blankenship vs. Evan Jenkins vs. Patrick Morrisey in the Senate GOP primary to challenge Joe Manchin.

  • May 8, 2018

    Every May 8 primary election you should know about, briefly explained

    Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, and West Virginia are holding their primaries. Here are 16 races to watch.

  • May 8, 2018

    Don Blankenship’s surge in the West Virginia Senate race, explained

    Don Blankenship and Joe Manchin are headlining one of the most important 2018 Senate campaigns.

  • May 7, 2018

    Cocaine Mitch: Don Blankenship’s factually dubious attack on McConnell, explained

    Is this Roy Moore — and Donald Trump — all over again?

  • May 7, 2018

    Trump tells West Virginia to reject Don Blankenship: “Remember Alabama”

    The Republican Party doesn’t want another Roy Moore situation — losing a winnable Senate seat due to a flawed candidate — on its hands in West Virginia.

  • October 10, 2015

    Coal baron Don Blankenship is standing trial after 29 people died in his mine

    Could it improve safety conditions for workers?

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