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Jenkins critical of Morrisey's NETL comments; Morrisey calls it 'desperate'

Chris Dickerson Jul. 19, 2017, 4:46pm

CHARLESTON – Evan Jenkins’ campaign for U.S. Senate is criticizing West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey for comments he made about the coal industry in a recent newspaper interview.

2018 GOP primary for U.S. Senate race heats up early

Hoppy Kercheval Jul. 18, 2017, 4:46pm

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia’s political migration from blue to red means the Republican Party increasingly faces prospects of contested Primary Elections. Last week, West Virginia Wesleyan Political Science Professor Robert Rupp wrote, “As recently as a decade ago the idea of a contentious Republican primary was unthinkable given the weak state of the GOP state party.”

Morrisey announces candidacy for U.S. Senate seat; Jenkins critical

Chris Dickerson Jul. 10, 2017, 12:14pm

HARPERS FERRY – We​​​​​st Virginia Attorney General officially has announced his campaign for the U.S. Senate.

Jenkins' camp says Morrisey 'about profit, plain and simple'

Chris Dickerson Jul. 10, 2017, 10:05am

HUNTINGTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is expected to announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate later today, but the first verbal volley already has been issued.

Trump to globalists: Non means non!

The West Virginia Record Jun. 6, 2017, 12:06pm

It might be too early yet to join Larry and Balki of TV's Perfect Strangers in their exuberant Dance of Joy, but the time of jubilation and celebration is fast approaching. There's been a ceasefire in the war on coal.

State leaders hail Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Chris Dickerson Jun. 1, 2017, 3:02pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Manchin, others have concerns about Trump's budget proposal

Chris Dickerson May 24, 2017, 4:19pm

WASHINGTON – Members of West Virginia’s legislative delegation are expressing concerns about President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal.

Manchin joins the chorus in support of Gorsuch

The West Virginia Record Apr. 4, 2017, 11:25am

"We're getting Gorsuch as a justice "He's got a brilliant legal mind "Oh, Mama mia!

Manchin becomes first Democrat to say he'll vote for Gorsuch

Chris Dickerson Mar. 30, 2017, 7:13pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says he will vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. Manchin made the announcement March 30, becoming the first Democrat to say he’d vote for President Trump’s nominee.

Manchin stands, while Dems sit on their hands

Hoppy Kercheval Mar. 7, 2017, 2:17pm

MORGANTOWN – There were times during President Trump’s recent speech to Congress when Senator Joe Manchin stood alone among Democrats to applaud.

EPA's war on coal appears over as new boss takes charge

The West Virginia Record Feb. 21, 2017, 3:08pm

Ever have one of those days when you feel like you might be hallucinating?

After Trump's signature, Morrisey unsure of future of stream protection case

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 1:52pm

CHARLESTON – After President Trump signed measures undoing regulations that hindered coal mining, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his coalition of AGs needs to review the need to continue a lawsuit about the matter.

W.Va. leaders praise Pruitt's confirmation as new EPA chief

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 10:38am

WASHINGTON – West Virginia leaders are hailing the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

State GOP leaders urge confirmation of Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2017, 12:09pm

CHARLESTON – Several West Virginia Republican leaders have voiced their support for President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S.

West Virginia needs coal jobs and a better EPA under Pruitt

Steven Golden Jan. 18, 2017, 9:44am

Dear Editor: Retaining a coal job over the past few years has not been easy, but I’ve been blessed to keep my job at Mepco. Still, like so many others in my community, I’ve been worried about the of future of my career over the past eight years as the “War on Coal” has seemed to have no end in sight.

U.S. Senate should confirm Pruitt as EPA Administrator

Roger Summerfield Jan. 18, 2017, 9:41am

Dear Editor: It is clear that West Virginia has been a victim of Obama’s War on Coal these past eight years.

Morrisey urges Manchin to support Pruitt's nomination to head EPA

Chris Dickerson Dec. 14, 2016, 12:53pm

CHARLESTON — Scott Pruitt has at least two West Virginia politicians in his corner.

Senators hold field hearing to discuss local impact of EPA regulations

Kyla Asbury Oct. 5, 2016, 5:27pm

LOGAN – West Virginia Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin, along with U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins held a field hearing at Chief Logan Conference Center to discuss the local impact of the EPA’s climate regulations.

Senate panel field hearing highlights importance of energy infrastucture to West Virginia

Carrie Salls Sep. 8, 2016, 12:37pm

MORGANTOWN – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) recently chaired a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the economic importance of modern, reliable infrastructure in West Virginia and other energy-producing states.

Wayne County project among beneficiaries of grant

Kerrie Hatcher Aug. 18, 2016, 11:42am

WAYNE COUNTY – A $1.782 million economic development grant was recently announced by U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R) and Joe Manchin (D) for parts of southwestern West Virginia.