Category: Politics

Trump Jr. tweets email chain on Russia meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s son told a person promising him damaging information about Hillary Clinton: “If it’s what you say I...

AG Morrisey announces run for US Senate seat

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Republican Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat...

But Jenkins’ camp says Morrisey ‘about profit, plain and simple’

HUNTINGTON, WV (BY: CHRIS DICKERSON, WEST VIRGINIA RECORD) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is expected to announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate...

WV reliance on Obama law makes things tough for GOP senator

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito opposes the GOP health care bill that party leaders withdrew last week. She’s...

Manchin and Capito announce more than $19 million for WV health care centers

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE) – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $19,212,223 in funding from the U.S. Department of Health and...

NORTH KOREA THREAT LATEST: Kim vows North Korea’s nukes are not on negotiation table

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows his nation would “demonstrate its mettle to the U.S.” and never negotiate its weapons...

Capito co-sponsors bill that removes gray wolf protections

WASHINGTON (BY: JAKE ZUCKERMAN, CHARLESTON GAZETTE-MAIL) – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R.W.Va., is co-sponsoring a bill designed to fund wildlife conservation...

In mock video, Trump slams man with face covered by CNN logo

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit — his face obscured by the CNN logo —...

West Virginia officials will assess voter records request

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner says his office will assess any request it receives for information on the state’s voter...

As coal dwindles, mining states trim safety inspections

LOUISVILLE, KY. (AP) – Kathy Bartlett watched helplessly this spring as Kentucky lawmakers cut back on mine safety inspections and replaced them with coaching...