U.S. Senate News

Blankenship says he's running for Senate to eliminate corruption

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 30, 2017

CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship says he’s running for the U.S. Senate because corruption is rampant in the United States.

Blankenship enters U.S. Senate race

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 29, 2017

CHARLESTON – Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is running for Joe Manchin’s U.S. Senate seat.

Limiting damage caused by abusive class-action lawsuits

By Rebecca McPhail | Nov 28, 2017

CHARLESTON – Manufacturing is essential to West Virginia’s economy, providing tens of thousands of jobs and more than $4 billion a year in exports. But there’s an import that threatens these West Virginia companies: Class action lawsuits.

Manchin says he 'doesn't give a sh-t' about Morrisey's demand

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 7, 2017

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin to resign from Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s leadership team. Manchin’s response was blunt.

Blankenship says run for U.S. Senate is a possibility

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 13, 2017

CHARLESTON – An already crowded 2018 West Virginia race for a U.S. Senate soon could have another candidate. Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship says he's considering throwing his hat into the ring.

Capito urges Obama to stop issuing new non-emergency regulations

By Dawn Geske | Dec 16, 2016

CHARLESTON – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has joined 21 other senators in urging President Obama to stop issuing new, non-emergency rules and regulations while his term wraps up.

Frost Brown Todd law firm hires new leader for Charleston office

By Taryn Phaneuf | Dec 8, 2016

CHARLESTON — Carte P. Goodwin, who served briefly as U.S. Senator for West Virginia in 2010, has joined the Charleston office of Frost Brown Todd.

Miners Protection Act moves closer to providing pensions, health, care support

By Dawn Geske | Oct 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – The Miners Protection Act has passed the U.S. Senate's Finance Committee as a proposal to keep health care benefits and pensions in place for miners, retirees, and widows.

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