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McCain says he won’t vote for new health care bill; It’s now in jeopardy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John McCain says he won’t vote for the Republican bill repealing the Obama health care law. His statement likely deals a fatal blow...

Manchin hosting town hall via Facebook Live Monday evening

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE) – On Monday, September 25th U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) will host a town hall via Facebook Live to take questions from West Virginians...

CNN: Trump’s approval again reaches 40% after positive reaction to hurricane response

WASHINGTON (CNN) – resident Donald Trump’s approval rating has once again reached 40%, while earning high marks for his handling of the government’s...

Does Republican Governor Justice support Democratic Senator Manchin?

CHARLESTON, WV (BY: BRAD MCELHINNY, WV METRONEWS) — Gov. Jim Justice, who switched parties to become a Republican in early August, told a crowd of Republican...

Pelosi gets shouted down at own news conference

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has been shouted down at a San Francisco event by young immigrants protesting her conversations with...

AG leads 37 states, territories in fight against opioid incentives

CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led a coalition of 37 states and territories urging health insurance companies to...

West Virginia Supreme Court throws out injunction blocking right-to-work law

CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has thrown out a preliminary injunction that was blocking implementation of the right-to-work law in the...

Ex-coal CEO asks court to toss conviction in mine explosion

.CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Attorneys for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship have made a last pitch to the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out his conviction...

Trump goes on tweet storm after London bombing

WASHINGTON (ABC NEWS) – President Donald Trump called on British police to be “proactive” in light of today’s terror attack in London....

Jenkins votes to cut mine saftey funds

WASHINGTON (BY: KEN WARD JR., CHARLESTON GAZETTE-MAIL) – As coal mining deaths in West Virginia increase this year, all three of the state’s U.S. House members...