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Sanders returns to WV to discuss poverty, economic issues
CHRISTIAN TYLER RANDOLPH | Gazette-Mail
Sanders returns to WV to discuss poverty, economic issues

KIMBALL, W.Va. — Erica Lucas broke into tears as she told Sen. Bernie Sanders about the stress that comes with being poor.

Political rallies likely to affect traffic in, around Charleston
Political rallies likely to affect traffic in, around Charleston

With hours to prepare for crowds reaching 14,000 people, the Civic Center and surrounding areas likely will be congested before and during Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's rally today.

Kasich to end bid for the White House
Kasich to end bid for the White House

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party’s nomination.

Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign
Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Donald Trump is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton – a stunning political triumph for a first-time...

Trump coming to Charleston Thursday
Trump coming to Charleston Thursday

Donald Trump is coming to Charleston.

After months of hinting at a visit, the businessman and frontrunner for the Republican nomination for president will speak at the Charleston Civic Center at 7 p.m. on Thursday

Trump to visit Charleston, Sanders returns to WV
Trump to visit Charleston, Sanders returns to WV

Thursday will be a big day for politics in the Kanawha Valley.

Poll shows Trump, Sanders, Justice with leads
Poll shows Trump, Sanders, Justice with leads

Donald Trump holds an overwhelming lead in West Virginia’s Republican presidential primary, while Bernie Sanders has a smaller lead in the state’s Democratic primary, according to a new poll released Tuesday.

Hillary Clinton blasts Blankenship for his appearance at WV protest
Hillary Clinton blasts Blankenship for his appearance at WV protest

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Tuesday harshly and repeatedly criticized Don Blankenship after the former Massey Energy Co. CEO showed up a day earlier ...

Franklin Graham to bring Decision America tour to Charleston
Franklin Graham to bring Decision America tour to Charleston

Franklin Graham, the son of legendary Christian evangelist Billy Graham, is bringing his Decision America 2016 tour to Charleston on Thursday, a 50-state swing that he has called a “campaign for God.”

Democrats meet about state budget, but await Republican action
Democrats meet about state budget, but await Republican action

Senate Democrats met in caucus Monday evening to get an update on the state budget impasse, but Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, said Tuesday that Democrats remain in a “holding pattern” awaiting word on how Republican...

In WV, Clinton hears about opioid abuse
In WV, Clinton hears about opioid abuse

Chelsea Carter and her friend graduated from Boone County drug court together.

Kanawha, Cabell clerks sued for not taking online voter registrations
Kanawha, Cabell clerks sued for not taking online voter registrations

The county clerks of Kanawha and Cabell counties have been sued after they refused to accept online voter registrations from the Secretary of State’s office.

WV governor candidate Bill Cole endorses Trump
WV governor candidate Bill Cole endorses Trump

West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole, the Republican candidate for governor, endorsed Donald Trump for president Tuesday, while Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler reiterated his support for Sen. Bernie Sanders and the two...

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