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Rep. Morgan Griffith

9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith is heading back to Washington, and he hopes to help reverse the recent loss of many coal-related jobs in his district. Griffith easily turned back a challenge from Democrat Derek Kitts and will serve his fourth term at the capital. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more:

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Kitts garnered less than 30% of the vote, but he tells us his campaign “did the right things for the right reasons”:

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Kitts said he hopes his unsuccessful campaign pushed Griffith to work harder on issues like infrastructure improvement and opioid abuse.

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