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Poll suggests Manchin holds edge over Jenkins, Morrisey in U.S. Senate race

Chris Dickerson Sep. 1, 2017, 1:20pm

CHARLESTON – A new poll shows incumbent Joe Manchin with an edge over the two top Republican challengers for the 2018 U.S. Senate race.

Manchin aide cuts longstanding tie with hotel investor

Kyla Asbury Aug. 22, 2017, 3:09pm

CHARLESTON – Longtime aide to Sen. Joe Manchin Larry Puccio broke a longstanding tie to the main investor in a hotel that was recently named in a lawsuit owing nearly $15 million.

Jenkins, Manchin attack Cardinal for including Lily's Place in opioid motion

Chris Dickerson Aug. 14, 2017, 11:51am

WASHINGTON – Two members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation are criticizing Cardinal Health’s inclusion of a Huntington neonatal clinic as helping create the opioid abuse problem.

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

Chris Dickerson Aug. 7, 2017, 4:20pm

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.

Justice switches back to GOP; leaders from both sides react

Chris Dickerson Aug. 4, 2017, 10:56am

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says the Democratic Party left him, not the other way around. During an Aug. 3 rally in Huntington for President Donald Trump, Justice announced he was planning to switch back to the Republican Party a little over six months after he took office.

Jenkins, Morrisey launch attacks as Trump visits West Virginia again

Chris Dickerson Aug. 2, 2017, 2:42pm

CHARLESTON – As President Donald Trump makes his second visit to the Mountain State in two weeks, two Republicans fighting for a U.S. Senate seat are taking the opportunity to take jabs at each other.

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.