Don Blankenship

In this April 9, 2019 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington.
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May 09, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican's attack by selling "Cocaine Mitch" shirts on his campaign's website. The Kentucky lawmaker's 2020 reelection campaign tweeted Wednesday that McConnell was...
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May 09, 2018 - 9:21 am
By Eric Bradner and Dan Merica, CNN (CNN) -- A night Republicans feared would end in disaster in at least one state instead produced Senate nominees that party leaders are pleased to run against three vulnerable Democratic senators in November's midterm elections. President Donald Trump welcomed...
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Don Blankenship is a Republican candidate for West Virginia's U.S. Senate
Don Blankenship campaign
May 08, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Dan Merica and Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) -- In the final days of the Republican US Senate primary in West Virginia, what was once considered improbable by the political establishment in Washington became a very real possibility: Coal baron Don Blankenship, who spent a year in prison for his...
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