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House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Chairman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) listens to testimony during a hearing on the Dodd-Frank Act and the definition of Systemically Important Financial Institutions on Capitol Hill May 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republicans Pick Up Senate Seat As Capito Becomes First GOP Senator From W.Va. In Nearly 55 Years

Republican Shelley Moore Capito soundly defeated Democrat Natalie Tennant to win West Virginia’s open U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, a key victory in Republicans’ push to seize a majority from Democrats.

11/04/2014

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.

08/29/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pledges To Make New Health Care Law Work

President Barack Obama is pledging to do everything he can to make sure the new health care law works the way he intended.

08/17/2013

File photo of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Raps Dems For IRS Union Cash

Seeking maximum political gain from the string of controversies swirling around the White House, Republicans are on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who accepted donations from the union that represents Internal Revenue Service employees.

05/17/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

GOP Faces Senate Recruitment Woes In Key States

Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim the majority in Washington.

04/27/2013

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