2022 midterms: What to watch in Nebraska, West Virginia


              FILE - Rep. Alexander Mooney, R-W.Va., left, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, right, appear at a news conference on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, July 29, 2021. A Republican primary in West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District between two incumbents, Rep. David McKinley and Mooney, could hang on support for President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure law in the GOP-leaning state. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
            
              FILE - Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., center, speaks with the media outside the federal courthouse in Los Angeles, March 24, 2022. Fortenberry was convicted of charges that he lied to federal authorities about an illegal $30,000 contribution to his campaign from a foreign billionaire at a 2016 Los Angeles fundraiser. (AP Photo/Brian Melley, File)
            
              FILE - Republican Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Jim Pillen speaks during a candidate forum, Feb. 3, 2022, in Lincoln, Neb. Pillen, a former college football player and veterinarian who owns a hog farm operation and swine breeding-stock company. Pillen has won support from high-profile conservatives, including Gov. Pete Ricketts, former Gov. Kay Orr, the influential Nebraska Farm Bureau and former Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne. (Justin Wan/Lincoln Journal Star via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Nebraska Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster, left, shakes hands with former President Donald Trump during a campaign rally for Herbster, May 1, 2022, in Greenwood, Neb. In Nebraska's Republican primary for governor, Trump has endorsed Herbster, a wealthy agribusinessman and cattle breeder who has positioned himself as a political outsider. (Kenneth Ferriera/Lincoln Journal Star via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Nebraska Republican gubernatorial candidates Brett Lindstrom, left, and Jim Pillen attend a candidate forum Feb. 3, 2022, in Lincoln, Neb. The top race in Tuesday’s primary elections in Nebraska and West Virginia is a heavily contested Republican primary. (Justin Wan/Lincoln Journal Star via AP, File)
            FILE - Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Sept. 15, 2021. A Republican primary in West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District between two incumbents, McKinley and Rep. Alex Mooney, could hang on support for President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure law in the GOP-leaning state. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)