West Virginians, alienated by Washington, angrily reject their Democratic roots

2:54 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

West Virginians, alienated by Washington, angrily reject their Democratic roots

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The Washington Post breaks down West Virginia's transition from being a state that has traditionally favored Democrats to becoming more and more likely to vote Republican.
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