Yes, the ink is not yet completely dry on the newspaper copy (a reference soon to be not understood by the coming generation) of the 2012 election results when we now have the start of the 2014 Congressional campaign. In
Virginia a leading Republican has just announced
she will seek the Senate seat of the expected-to-be-retiring Jay
|Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)|
Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito of
will announce a bid for the Senate on Monday, taking aim at Democratic Sen. Jay
Rockefeller, Roll Call has confirmed. West Virginia
Rockefeller, 75, and a West Virginia institution first elected to the Senate in 1984, is considered a top potential Senate retirement.
And in a visit to the
had this reaction. land of Un-Reality Democrats
Capito’s announcement means the 2nd District seat she currently represents will become open.
National Democrats on Sunday night were already eying the seat.
“Game on,” a national Democratic operative emailed.
If Senator Rockefeller does retire than Democrats can expect to lose the seat, unless of course the Republican nominee says or does something stupid. Uh ok, so maybe the seat is not lost to Democrats.