The jockeying for Senate races in 2014 has already begun. West Virginia GOP congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito will announce today her plans to challenge 75-year-old Democratic incumbent Jay Rockefeller. The early move is clearly an attempt to nudge into retirement a liberal Democrat who is increasingly out of step with his state. West Virginia, once solidly Democratic at the presidential level, gave President Obam a only 35 percent of the vote this year, down from 43 percent in 2008. The West Virginia Poll taken last August shows just how vulnerable Rockefeller is to a Republican challenge.
Comments: I have read that Jay Rockefeller is one of the duller knives in the Senate drawer.
John D. Rockefeller IV, Dunce from WV, appeared on Fox Sunday, shortly after the vote to allow President George W. Bush to invade Iraq, and the dunce spoke in support of the invasion. Rockefeller , a couple of years later, and in opposition to the invasion, insisted that he never supported it. And when they played back the video of him supporting the invasion, he tried to deny that he said that. He just shook his head in denial, with that stupid little rockefeller grin on his ugly face.
Jay Rockefeller is another left-wing liberal Socialist who inherited a trust fund and never had to or did work a day in his rich life. He has been on the public dole for most of his worthless life and will now, hopefully, ride off into the sunset. Problem is, we will still have to keep on paying into his wealthy cofers for the rest of his worthless life. What a bore!
I never understood why West Virginia kept electing this moron. Probably the same mind set that kept Robert Byrd the KKK wizzard in office till he croaked. As far as I´m concerned, the people of West Virginia voted to kill off the coal industry with those votes. Breaking for Romney was a few days late and a fortune short. Hear that West Virginia?
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Ida Lou Pino, 11/26/2012 11:50:53 AM (No. 9034343)
Amazing ain´t it - - that the "anti-rich" demonrats keep electing people named Rockefeller, Kennedy, Kohl, Dayton, Feinstein, Spitzer, Kerry-Heinz - - and assorted other dilettantes who inherited great wealth which they never worked a minute to earn.
Shelley, I admire your spirit, but remember the last Dem Senator they had; he carried out in a bag, decades after he should have been defeated at the ballot box. Not to mention all the "Byrd droppings", naming every road, bridge, rest stop, sewage treatment plant, etc, after KKK Byrd himself.
Cappito will run and lose against Oliver Luck (D), West Va university´s athletic director. Rocky will retire. No way Cappito can defeat a Democratic Male ex NFL Football player ( Houston Oilers ), Democrats, and football players rule the roost here in the Mountaneer State.
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