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.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.