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Morrisey, Jenkins both praise Trump's decision to rescind DACA

Chris Dickerson Sep. 6, 2017, 11:15am

CHARLESTON – Two Republicans vying for a U.S. Senate seat both praise President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind an immigration policy from the Obama Administration.

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.

McCuskey to serve as chairman for Jenkins' Senate campaign

Chris Dickerson Aug. 18, 2017, 8:24am

HUNTINGTON — West Virginia state Auditor JB McCuskey will serve as campaign chairman for Evan Jenkins’ campaign for U.S. Senate.

State leaders praise Trump's declaration of national emergency in opioid crisis

Chris Dickerson Aug. 17, 2017, 1:03pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia officials have praised President Donald Trump’s recent move to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.

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.

West Virginians get the last laugh

The West Virginia Record Aug. 2, 2017, 2:22pm

President Obama and his bureaucrats laughed at the citizens of West Virginia and our representatives for eight years as they waged their wicked war on coal (on behalf of other energy interests, foreign and domestic), but who's laughing now? We are, and so is U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins.

Jenkins’ work on committee cuts EPA budget

Kyla Asbury Jul. 25, 2017, 9:20am

CHARLESTON – The House Appropriations Committee has cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget by more than one-half billion dollars.

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.

Jenkins receives Spirit of Enterprise Award

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2017, 1:05pm

HUNTINGTON – The Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its Spirit of Enterprise Award to Congressman Evan Jenkins on June 1 at Huntington Steel & Supply.

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.

Government grant announced to fight opioid crisis in West Virginia

Dee Thompson May 11, 2017, 6:40am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia will receive a $5,881,983 grant to fight the opioid crisis in his state, announced U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) on April 21. The grant comes from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Morrisey, Jenkins hail federal court delay of Clean Power Plan decision

Chris Dickerson Apr. 28, 2017, 11:40am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins are praising a decision by a federal appeals court to postpone any decision regarding former President Obama’s Clean Power Plan while the new administration reviews and reconsiders that regulation.