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West Virginia Election 2018: Morrisey fighting to unseat Manchin in U.S. Senate race

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of two stories profiling candidates for the U.S. Senate seat in West Virginia. Today’s profile is on Republican Patrick Morrisey, who is challenging Democrat Joe Manchin in West Virginia’s closely watched U.S. Senate race.

By CHARLES BOOTHE

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Patrick Morrisey, a Republican and West Virginia’s current attorney general, is fully committed to working with President Donald Trump to help strengthen West Virginia.
(Bluefield Daily Telegraph photo by Jessica Nuzzo)

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Patrick Morrisey believes there is a clear difference between his policies and those of Joe Manchin.

Morrisey, a Republican and West Virginia’s current attorney general, is fully committed to working with President Donald Trump to help strengthen West Virginia. He argues that Manchin, the incumbent Democrat, will instead work with Washington liberals to obstruct Trump’s policies and harm West Virginia.

“I have far stronger West Virginia conservative values than my opponent could ever possibly have,” Morrisey said during a far-ranging interview last week with members of the Daily Telegraph’s editorial board.

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