Congresswoman Shelly Moore Capito (R/WVa) 2014 news….(from FNC Carl Cameron)

Fox news has learned Capito, who just won her 7th House term, will announce Monday her candidacy for the US
senate seat  occupied by democrat Jay Rockefeller since 1985.
Capito is a prochoice republican and as a woman her candidacy is attracting attention as a potential  test of  the GOP’s ability to expand it’s appeal to more voters, particularly women.
She will announce her candidacy at a 10am news conference.
Republican officials close to Capito confirm the announcement will take place in  WV’s capital city of Charleston.

Carl Cameron