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West Virginia primary is a national nail-biter for the GOP

Clip: 05/07/2018 | 4m 57s

Republican voters in West Virginia will choose a candidate Tuesday to run against Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin in November -- one of the GOP’s best chances to pick up a U.S. Senate seat. The top two candidates in past polls, Congressman Evan Jenkins and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, are fighting off a headline-grabbing insurgent: former coal executive Don Blankenship. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 05/07/18

Rating: NR

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