The only Democratic figure from West Virginia is now Senator Joe Manchin III. If he loses his seat in 2018, which is possible. Democrats will have 0 positions in West Virginia. Fourthly, the Democratic Party has been essentially disgraced by the fact that it practically elected a Republican to the seat. The man is a rich coal and Agriculture magnate. His business have a history of not paying taxes and having safety violations. When both senators are corrupt; or both senators are honest, they usually get along with each other fine.
When one is corrupt and one is honest, the problems arise. Suprisingly, differences in ideology are usually not the problem. Ths is true of congressmen from different parties also. A campaign donor to CongX wants a favor in turn for his donation. But CongB sits on the committee that controls that favor. One, Pennsylvania and Virginia have different histories. Look them up on Wikipedia if you want. Two, Maryland is between them. Three, geographically northern Virginia belongs to the South while Pennsylvania belongs to the Mid-Atlantic states.
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