Many similarities, but some differences between Cole, Justice

Many similarities, but some differences between Cole, Justice

Both promise to bring back vanishing coal jobs, despite scant evidence that it’s possible.

Kanawha prosecutor files response to Wells’ appeal

Kanawha prosecutor files response to Wells’ appeal

The Kanawha County prosecutor called Erik Wells’ attempt to get on November’s general election ballot as an independent candidate for county clerk, even though he’s a democrat, a “statutory scheme.”

Panel hears arguments in Logan judge election case

Panel hears arguments in Logan judge election case

LOGAN — Mary Craddock’s voice got louder and louder the longer she explained her reasons for coming to the Logan County Courthouse on Tuesday.

Former WV senator claims constitutional right in Supreme Court appeal

Former WV senator claims constitutional right in Supreme Court appeal

Former state senator Erik Wells, a Democrat, has a constitutional right to appear on November’s general election ballot as an independent candidate for county clerk, according to his appeal of a lower court’s ruling finding him...

Kessler endorses Justice for WV governor; Goodwin undecided

Kessler endorses Justice for WV governor; Goodwin undecided

Jim Justice has the support of one of the two men he defeated in the Democratic primary for West Virginia’s governor; the other is holding off.

Judge: Erik Wells can’t be on ballot for Kanawha County clerk

Judge: Erik Wells can’t be on ballot for Kanawha County clerk

A Kanawha County judge has determined that former state senator Erik Wells, a Democrat, cannot appear on November’s general election ballot as an independent candidate for county clerk.

Jeb Bush stumps for GOP governor hopeful in pro-Trump WV

Jeb Bush stumps for GOP governor hopeful in pro-Trump WV

MORGANTOWN — Jeb Bush hit the campaign trail Tuesday for West Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Cole, a Donald Trump supporter in heavily pro-Trump coal country.

Hunt calls on Mooney to stop using taxpayer money on fliers

Hunt calls on Mooney to stop using taxpayer money on fliers

Democratic congressional candidate Mark Hunt on Monday called on Congressman Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., to “stop campaigning on the taxpayers’ dime,” after Mooney sent out three franked fliers in the past three weeks.

Commissioners approve solution for Kanawha precinct problem

Commissioners approve solution for Kanawha precinct problem

Kanawha County commissioners approved several new precincts at a special meeting Wednesday, moving 407 voters into new state delegate and Senate districts in the process.

Kanawha prosecutor asks for ruling on county clerk candidate

Kanawha prosecutor asks for ruling on county clerk candidate

Kanawha County’s prosecuting attorney asked a circuit judge today to determine if former state senator Erik Wells can run as an independent candidate for Kanawha County clerk in November’s election.

Arguments set in judge’s attempt to overturn election

Arguments set in judge’s attempt to overturn election

Arguments have been set for later this month in an attempt by a Logan County Circuit judge to overturn election results and remain on the bench.

Wells’ Kanawha County clerk candidacy likely headed to court

Wells’ Kanawha County clerk candidacy likely headed to court

The next stop in resolving a dispute over Erik Wells’ eligibility to run as an independent candidate for Kanawha County clerk in the Nov. 8 general election is likely to be a hearing before a circuit judge.

Kanawha clerk questions former WV senator’s candidacy

Kanawha clerk questions former WV senator’s candidacy

Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick is raising several issues about Erik Wells’ effort to oppose her in the general election, including questioning whether he can run as independent candidate while registered as a Democrat.

Ethics panel OKs delegate’s re-election card

Ethics panel OKs delegate’s re-election card

A state delegate’s re-election campaign can buy cards that replicate the delegate’s official legislative business card on one side, the state Ethics Commission ruled Thursday, despite objections from one commissioner.

Retired magistrate admonished for endorsing judicial candidate

Retired magistrate admonished for endorsing judicial candidate

A retired Greenbrier County magistrate, who still serves in a senior-status capacity, violated ethics rules by endorsing a candidate for circuit judge, according to a filing by the state Judicial Investigation Commission.

After Trump attacks fallen soldier’s parents, no criticism from WV GOP

After Trump attacks fallen soldier’s parents, no criticism from WV GOP

After Donald Trump spent the past four days attacking the parents of a U.S. Army captain who was killed in Iraq, criticism from West Virginia Republican leaders, all of whom want Trump to be the next president, has been scant to...

Ethics charges filed against Nicholas County judge-elect

Ethics charges filed against Nicholas County judge-elect

Ethics charges have been filed against a Summersville lawyer claiming he used shady tactics while campaigning for the May election, in which he narrowly defeated a longtime Nicholas County Circuit judge.

Clinton accuses Trump of ‘degrading comments about Muslims’

Clinton accuses Trump of ‘degrading comments about Muslims’

ASHLAND, Ohio — Hillary Clinton said Sunday that Donald Trump repaid the “ultimate sacrifice” of a U.S. Army captain killed in Iraq with insults and degrading comments about Muslims, as the soldier’s bereaved father...

WV delegation at DNC votes for Clinton over Sanders by 1

WV delegation at DNC votes for Clinton over Sanders by 1

Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in the state of West Virginia handily.

After party turmoil, Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama thrill convention

After party turmoil, Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama thrill convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was time for...

Capito ties support for Trump to WV economy, ‘pessimism’

Capito ties support for Trump to WV economy, ‘pessimism’

Unlike Donald Trump, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., does not think we should ban all Muslims from entering the country.

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.


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