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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, Patrick Morrisey speaks to reporters after a debate in Morgantown, W.Va. Attorneys generals from 18 states are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to allow construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to continue. West Virginia Attorney General Morrisey says his office will lead the coalition in the friend of the court brief scheduled to be filed Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File)

Patrick Morrisey files for 3rd term as attorney general

Jan. 21, 2020 3:50 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed for reelection Tuesday, highlighting his work on the opioid crisis, church sex abuse and opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Morrisey, a Republican, formally turned in his 2020 candidacy paperwork with a gaggle of GOP...