West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin has announced that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat. The primary for the Byrd seat will be held on August 28th and the general election is on November 2nd. Shelley Moore Capito is the likely Republican candidate and it should be a very competitive race. The West Virginia election gives the Republicans a better chance to pick up enough seats to regain control of the Senate.
To read a related Wall Street Journal article, please click here: