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October 03, 2011

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SC Guy

Obama has been expediting in West Virginia what's been happening in the entire South: Democratic collapse. When it comes to social issues and Obama disapproval, West Virginia is possibly the most conservative state in the Union and Dems are highly unlikely to hold onto absolute power in WV state politics much longer. Additionally, I seriously doubt that Dems will be able to hold onto both US Senate seats in the state for much longer.
The Democratic Party's future in the state is actually very dire. The state is 93% white and just 3.4% black and 1.2% Hispanic and most of the long-term trends are highly unfavorable for the Dems.

Zornorph

This would explain why the GOP dumped a bunch of money in the DC media market over the weekend. They are hoping to push up GOP turnout in eastern panhandle.

joel

I live in Md and they have been running non stop anti Tomlin ads totally tying him to Obama and Obama care.Manchin may save him though. Maloney is running a campaign against Obama not Tomlin.

Neal Sears

A vote for the democrat is a vote for the failed policies of Obummer.

Maloney wins!

Glenn Koons, LB, Ca.

What is so appalling about WVA, is that Dems and Obama are under the table trying to make a legal entity like the coal industry look evil and they are trying to make it ....just fade away as if thousands of companies , workers, towns are not still interested in a huge energy source which can be made CLEAN and give electricity to many many people. Bama is so sold on the green tripe that he would kill an entire state, lie about it and try to get Dems re-elected or elected just to keep the myth going that the DNC is pro-Southern . Yikes.

Dustin Ingalls

"Obama has been expediting in West Virginia what's been happening in the entire South"

...except North Carolina, Virginia, and Florida. The former two are moving toward the Democrats, not away, as their populations grow.

Sherlock

Those I talk with want Obama out of office. And many of the people who voted for him say never again. We can only hope this attitude spreads across the nation. If democrats in this state were liberal, their chances of winning would be near impossible. Obama has a 28% approval rating, but I know of no one who vote for for him. Not even the democrat party leaders here want him re-elected.

Obama 2012

This probably doesn't mean much nationally - but it's still nice to see the Democrats win this race. I'm hoping it's a sign that Tea Party insanity is on the wane.

George

Congratulations on getting the numbers right!

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