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Stephen Smith at a United Mine Workers Labor Day picnic (Kenny Kemp/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP Images)

The New Uprising on a Country Road

Stephen Smith has brought an organizer’s mentality to his campaign for governor of West Virginia. He’s not just trying to win an election, but build a movement.

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