U.S. Senate Candidate Natalie Tennant Holds Political Rally


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - It has become a race that has gained a lot of national attention.

U.S. Senator, Elizabeth Warren joined U.S. Senate candidate and current West Virginia Secretary of State, Natalie Tennant to rally supporters on Monday at the Clarion Hotel.

Tennant grew up on a farm in North Central West Virginia with being the youngest of seven children.

"I have used my values as growing up on a farm doing more with less to help businesses as Secretary of State, to lower fees and to save $3 million for the taxpayers, and give it back to the citizens and the taxpayers of West Virginia," said Tennant.

Tennant said she wants to stand up for the middle class and not for big businesses.

Tennant added, "When we talk about workers and the middle class, it's about equal pay for equal work for women.  It's about increasing the minimum wage because two-thirds of those who work on minimum wage jobs are women who are the breadwinners in our families."

Senator Warren recently led an effort to lower interest rates on student loans but that legislation was blocked. Tennant wants to take over to make sure the bill gets passed this time.

"This is about making sure that when students go to college, and they're not burdened with so much student debt when they graduate. That's why I'm running for the U.S. Senate because I stand up for West Virginia values," said Tennant.

Tennant is running against her opponent, Republican representative, Shelley Moore Capito.

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