West Virginia and Rhode Island use the most drugs. They have very little else in common.

Politically or otherwise.

Recent history suggests West Virginia a tough Democratic hold

Over the last decade, Republicans have won 18 of 21 races for conservative-leaning Southern seats that were vacated by a Democrat.

The end of the Rockefeller political dynasty?

A Rockefeller has been in major office since 1974. That streak is likely to be broken come 2015.

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito will run for Senate

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will announce Monday that she will run for Senate in 2014, according to a source with knowledge of her plans.