Conservative group targets Shelley Moore Capito in 2014

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“Shelley Moore Capito: Too Liberal for West Virginia” was launched this week.

The group’s Facebook page reads “Pro-abortion, pro-bailout and pro-debt: Shelley Moore Capito is just too liberal for WV.” More than 100 people had “liked” the page as of Friday.

Moore Capito is running for the seat of Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), who’s retiring next year. She’s been elected to the House for seven terms.

In July, the National Republican Liberty Caucus, which has endorsed Tea Party candidates in the past, endorsed another Republican challenger in the race. It backed Pat McGeehan over Moore Capito.

Secretary of State Natalie Tennant has been rumored as a candidate for the Democratic ticket.

A recent poll found that if Tennant were to enter the race, Capito would receive 45 percent support and Tennant would get 40 percent.  

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