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Capito, Tennant to Compete in Chamber Forum

Shelley Moore Capito, Natalie Tennant

Democrat Natalie Tennant and Republican Shelley Moore Capito will attend a U.S. Senate candidate forum next week.

State Chamber of Commerce President Steve Roberts says they’ll participate in the Aug. 28 event as part of the chamber’s annual meeting at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs.

In the 2nd Congressional District, Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney will participate in a chamber forum Aug 29. The same day, Democrat Glen Gainer and Republican Congressman David McKinley will attend a 1st District forum.

Roberts says Democratic Congressman Nick Rahall won’t join next Thursday’s 3rd District event. Republican Evan Jenkins did RSVP.

Third-party candidates won’t be involved.

Tennant and Capito will also debate Oct. 7 in Charleston. The West Virginia Press Association, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and AARP are organizing.