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Romney to Stump for GOP Hopefuls in West Virginia

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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will campaign in West Virginia for U.S. Senate and House hopefuls.

On Aug. 19, the former Massachusetts governor will attend a Charleston fundraiser and Beckley rally for Shelley Moore Capito, Alex Mooney and Evan Jenkins.

Capito's campaign announced the events Monday in a news release.

Congresswoman Capito faces Democratic West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant in a high-profile Senate race.

Jenkins is challenging longtime Democratic Congressman Nick Rahall in the 3rd District. Mooney and Democrat Nick Casey are seeking the 2nd Congressional District seat Capito will vacate.

Romney's former vice presidential nominee, Congressman Paul Ryan, campaigned for Capito in Charleston last month.

Romney won all 55 counties in West Virginia in 2012 against President Barack Obama.


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