Article from McClatchy DC by Lesley Clark.

Sen. Rand Paul is inserting himself in a West Virginia Republican Senate primary Thursday because he wants to elect more senators like him.

His Kentucky counterpart, Mitch McConnell, is also involved in the West Virginia primary, but not in a way that he wants.

He’s become smeared as “Cocaine Mitch” by a candidate whose assertions McConnell has emphatically called “ridiculous.”

Paul will be in Huntington on Thursday, attending a get-out-the-vote rally with state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, whose campaign says it considers the Kentucky senator “one of the nation’s leading advocates for liberty and constitutional principles.”

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