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Which way, West Virginia?

WHEELING – The world and our country are changing. Some of those changes may be welcome, and some of them not so much, but many of them are beyond our power, here in West Virginia, to control. The choices we face are not about whether change is coming, but whether we will capitalize on new circumstances, or simply sit still.

A political ad masquerading as a coal lawsuit

WHEELING – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s recent op-ed in the Washington Examiner provides a starting point for a nationwide discussion.

Your rights are safe with Republicans, unless ...

CHARLESTON – The most stunning moment among many in the 2015 legislative session occurred when the Republican forced-pooling bill — pushed by Speaker Tim Armstead himself, went down on a 49-49 tie vote late Saturday night.

How Democrats lost West Virginia (and how they can find it again)

WHEELING – Last month, for the first time in nearly a century, the people of West Virginia elected Republican majorities to both chambers of the Legislature.

Supreme Courts and the Doctrine of Infallibility

WHEELING – The great Justice Robert Jackson memorably said of the United States Supreme Court: “We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final.”

THEIR VIEW: Ways to solve VA Hospital problems now

WHEELING -- Remember when we learned the Veterans Administration was doing a horrible job taking care of our wounded veterans?