Category: Politics

Senator Capito makes headlines unloading on Obamacare repeal plans

WASHINGTON (BY: JEFF STEIN, VOX.com) – Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) released an extraordinary attack on her own party’s plan to repeal Obamacare on Tuesday,...

Two GOP Senators Won’t Support Health Bill, Bill’s Fate in the Air

WASHINTON- Republican Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah say they will oppose the Republican health care bill, dealing a blow to GOP leaders’ hopes...

Attorney General Morrisey accuses drug manufacturers of price fixing

CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined a multistate lawsuit alleging antitrust violations involving an antibiotic, an...

Monday Is The Last Day To Comment On WV School Nutrition Proposals

The upcoming school year is just days away, and as we get closer to that date, we have an important reminder for all parents whose children are used to eating school...

McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain’s...

Mooney Hires Maryland State Senator For Key Staff Role

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia congressman has hired a Maryland state senator to be his chief of staff. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Maryland...

Manchin & Capito Announce More Than 9.9 Million Dollars For WV Head Start Programs

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced a total of $9,989,178 from the U.S Department of Health and Human...

GOP-led House Rejects Bill Pentagon From Paying For Gender Transition Surgeries and Hormone Therapy

The GOP-led House has narrowly rejected a measure that would have forbid the Pentagon from paying for gender transition surgeries and hormone therapy. The GOP-led House...

Capito Meets with FBI Director Nominee Wray

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Christopher Wray, nominee for director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), met today to...

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin Meets FBI Director Nominee

Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement regarding his meeting with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director...