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Shelley Moore Capito, here with husband Charlie Capito, was one of the female Republicans who made history in a year when the Democrats' "war on women" campaign fizzled. She is the first woman from West Virginia to be elected to the U.S. Senate. (Associated Press)

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West Virginia Republican Senate candidate Rep. Shelley Moore Capito applauds and sings "I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas after winning the Senate seat,Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at Embassy Suites in Charleston W.Va. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

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Shelley Moore Capito speaks during a campaign rally in Beckley, W.Va., as state Sen. Evan Jenkins and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney look on. West Virginia has been trending Republican for more than a decade and voted Republican in every presidential election since 2000, but both of its U.S. senators were Democrats before Ms. Capito's victory in the midterm elections. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

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Republican Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. and candidate for U.S. Senate, heads to her polling place to vote Tuesday Nov. 4, 2014 in the South Hills neighborhood of Charleston, W.Va., accompanied by her husband, Charlie Capito, left. She is running against Democrat Natalie Tennant. (AP Photo/Charleston Daily Mail, Tom Hindman)

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Republican U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito hopes to settle the Medicaid issue in her state by trumpeting Rep. Paul Ryan's voucher-style plan.

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West Virginia Rep. Shelley Moore Capito wins the Republican primary for US Senate seat and speaks to the media at the Kanawha County Clerks Voter Registrain Office in Charleston W.Va. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

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West Virginia Rep. Shelley Moore Capito wins the Republican primary for US Senate seat and speaks to the media at the Kanawha County Clerks Voter Registrain Office in Charleston W.Va. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

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West Virginia Rep. Shelley Moore Capito celebrates her win of the Republican primary for US Senate seat in the Kanawha County Clerks Voter Registrain Office in Charleston W.Va. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

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West Virginia Rep. Shelley Moore Capito wins the Republican primary for US Senate seat and speaks to the media at the Kanawha County Clerks Voter Registrain Office in Charleston W.Va. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

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FILE - In this June 26, 2013 file photo, Rep. Shelly Moore Capito, R-W.Va. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Moore Capito is running in the May 13 primary for the seat being vacated by retiring Democratic Sen. Jay Rockefeller. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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FILE - In this June 26, 2013 file photo, Rep. Shelly Moore Capito, R-W.Va. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Moore Capito is running in the May 13 primary for the seat being vacated by retiring Democratic Sen. Jay Rockefeller. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., left, talks with Conway Freight driver Joe Stanley on Friday, March 7, 2014, in Winfield, W.Va. Stanley took Capito on a truck tour of a two-lane section of U.S. Route 35 in Putnam and Mason counties. Capito is looking at ways to get federal funding to help finish a project to widen the 14.6-mile section of highway to four lanes. (AP Photo/John Raby)

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Rep. Shelly Moore Capito, R-W.Va. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, before the Senate subcommittee on Water and Wildlife hearing to examine the safety and security of drinking water supplies following the Central West Virginia drinking water crisis. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)