Democratic chair resigning after hacked emails suggested favoritism

Democratic chair resigning after hacked emails suggested favoritism

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Debbie Wasserman Schultz is resigning under pressure as Democratic Party chairwoman, a stunning leadership shakeup as party officials gather in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton.

Cruz to Trump: It’s personal, stands by no endorsement

Cruz to Trump: It’s personal, stands by no endorsement

CLEVELAND (AP) – A day after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz remained defiant about not endorsing Donald Trump, insisting he is not a “servile puppy dog” who would back anyone who...

GOP incumbents outraise Dem challengers in WV congressional races

GOP incumbents outraise Dem challengers in WV congressional races

West Virginia’s three incumbent Republican congressmen have massive financial advantages in their re-election efforts, with campaign chests that currently dwarf their Democratic challengers.

Capito attacks coal regulations, Clinton’s emails at RNC

Capito attacks coal regulations, Clinton’s emails at RNC

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito assailed the environmental regulations of President Barack Obama and the email practices of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in urging the Republican National Convention to “turn the tide” to elect a...

Trump is GOP nominee, completing stunning climb

Trump is GOP nominee, completing stunning climb

CLEVELAND — United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman’s stunning takeover of the GOP and propelling him into a...

WV’s Capito one of few elected officials speaking in primetime at RNC

WV’s Capito one of few elected officials speaking in primetime at RNC

When Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., addresses the Republican National Convention today, sometime after 10 p.m., her speech will be carried live on at least four cable news channels and also by CBS, NBC, ABC and PBS.

Former WV senator Wells files to run for Kanawha County Clerk

Former WV senator Wells files to run for Kanawha County Clerk

Erik Wells officially filed to run for Kanawha County Clerk, Monday.

Malden voters cast ballots in wrong Senate district

Malden voters cast ballots in wrong Senate district

Delegate Larry Rowe, D-Kanawha, has a tradition with his family — they walk to Malden Elementary School on Election Day to cast their ballots.

WV delegate calls for Clinton to be executed

WV delegate calls for Clinton to be executed

The employer of a West Virginia lawmaker says it’s investigating after he said on social media that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should be publicly executed.

Putnam officials consider new voting machines

Putnam officials consider new voting machines

Putnam County officials are exploring the possibility of using new equipment to count ballots on Election Day.

Capito to speak at next week’s Republican convention

Capito to speak at next week’s Republican convention

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., will speak on the second night of the Republican National Convention next week, the event that will officially launch Donald Trump’s general election campaign for the presidency....

Clinton receives long-awaited endorsement from Sanders

Clinton receives long-awaited endorsement from Sanders

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) – Bernie Sanders, whose calls for a “political revolution” energized millions of voters across the nation, offered a long-awaited endorsement of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton Tuesday, calling for unity ...

Former WV senator to challenge Kanawha clerk in election

Former WV senator to challenge Kanawha clerk in election

Erik Wells, the husband of Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, has decided to challenge Vera McCormick for Kanawha county clerk.

Candidate for WV ag commissioner involved in wreck

Candidate for WV ag commissioner involved in wreck

Kent Leonhardt, the Republican candidate for state agriculture commissioner, and his wife were involved in a head-on car crash over the weekend.

Kanawha County debates whether to fix voting precinct problem

Kanawha County debates whether to fix voting precinct problem

Since the West Virginia House of Delegates redrew the district lines in 2011, about 130 people in Kanawha County have been firmly planted in two delegate districts, county officials announced Tuesday.

Justice pauses campaign to help flood victims

Justice pauses campaign to help flood victims

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Jim Justice, the Democratic nominee for governor of West Virginia, says he will pause his campaign for at least two weeks so that he can concentrate on helping flood victims.

Trump heading to West Virginia for fundraiser with coal exec

Trump heading to West Virginia for fundraiser with coal exec

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Donald Trump is heading to Wheeling for an invitation-only fundraiser with coal magnate Robert Murray.

Kanawha candidates frustrated by voting mistakes

Kanawha candidates frustrated by voting mistakes

Benjamin Adams, a Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates in District 35, has heard from a lot of confused voters since May 10. Adams said he has talked to people who went to vote for him, only to find that his name wasn’t on their...

Third candidate enters Putnam commission race

Third candidate enters Putnam commission race

There will be one more candidate in the race for Putnam County Commission in the upcoming election, according to documents from the Putnam County Clerk’s office.

Ex-Richwood mayor Baber wins election by one vote

Ex-Richwood mayor Baber wins election by one vote

Next time the naysayers tell you your vote doesn’t mean anything, point to the Richwood mayoral election.

West Virginia delegates don’t want to dump Trump

West Virginia delegates don’t want to dump Trump

In the past three weeks, Donald Trump has faced accusations of racism for saying that the judge in his Trump University case was biased because of...

Kanawha clerk finds more voters cast ballots in wrong districts

Kanawha clerk finds more voters cast ballots in wrong districts

An additional 513 registered voters may have voted the wrong delegate district in Kanawha County, and those voters may have been voting in the wrong district since 2012, said Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick.

Montgomery elects Ingram, former city recorder, as mayor

Montgomery elects Ingram, former city recorder, as mayor

The town of Montgomery wants Greg Ingram to guide it through the departure of West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

Richwood mayor’s race too close to call

Richwood mayor’s race too close to call

Richwood’s 10-person mayoral election is too close to call.


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