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WEST VIRGINIA: Blankenship Finishes In Last Place

CNN reports: Ex-convict and coal baron Don Blankenship has lost his bid for the Republican Senate nomination in West Virginia, CNN projects. CNN projects he will place third, behind Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Rep. Evan Jenkins, in the race to take on Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin in the fall. The political world was watching to see how Blankenship would …

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WEST VIRGINIA: Attorney General Files To Defend State Against Marriage Suit

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today filed a motion to intervene in the federal marriage equality lawsuit filed last month by three gay couples. Morrisey’s filing reads in part: “The State intervenes…for the sole and limited purpose of defending the constitutionality of the statutes in question.” One of the three statutes that Morrisey references reads: “Every application for a …

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