West Virginia has trended increasingly Republican in recent national elections, with George W. Bush carrying the state twice and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) winning easily there in 2008. But Democrats still dominate politics at the state and local levels.
This should be a fun race to watch, especially since it remains to be seen just how deep into his own pocket Raese is willing to dip to fuel his bid.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.