Joe Manchin

Could an ex-con coal baron win WV Senate Seat?

Today’s "While You Weren’t Looking" highlights Don Blankenship—a candidate in the West Virginia Republican primary that will eventually challenge …

Republican Primaries

Joe Manchin's new campaign ad: 'Washington sucks'

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., declared "Washington sucks" in a new campaign ad in which he promises not to play politics, and instead focus on what’s in …

Mike Pence

Joe Manchin Says He Doesn't Regret Voting To Confirm Scott Pruitt

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) says he has no regrets about his vote last year to confirm embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.<p>“The decision has been made. It’s been good for West Virginia, as far as [he] helped my state,” Manchin told HuffPost on Monday. “I agree …

Scott Pruitt

Trump slams Sen. Joe Manchin: ‘He votes against everything’

During a tax reform roundtable in West Virginia, President Trump criticizes Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) for his vote against last year’s tax bill.

Joe Manchin

Rep. Evan Jenkins: Joe Manchin's 'Time Is Up' in Office

Sen. Joe Manchin is not right for West Virginia and doesn't represent its citizens' values, Rep. Evan Jenkins, who is campaigning to defeat the …

Conservative View

Report: Dem. Sen. Joe Manchin Has Been Talking About Switching Parties

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice claims he’s talked to Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin about him switching parties. President Donald Trump needs Manchin’s …

Conservative View

Boring! Trump Literally Throws His Speech Notes Over His Shoulder During Tax Round Table

During a round table discussion on tax cuts in West Virginia Thursday afternoon, President Trump literally threw his remarks off the table and said …

Conservative View

Trump slams Joe Manchin in West Virginia: 'He votes against everything'

President Trump slammed Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in his home state on Thursday over his refusal to support policies ranging from tax reform to …

Immigration Reform

In West Virginia, Trump Shuns One of the GOP’s Senate Candidates

Former coal executive Don Blankenship doesn’t get an invitation to event on tax policy<p>WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V.—President Donald Trump weighed in Thursday on the U.S. Senate Republican primary in West Virginia, inviting two of the GOP candidates to an event to discuss tax policy, but shunning a …

Republicans

Trump bashes Joe Manchin over banking bill, but Manchin voted with him on it

President Trump criticized Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin in his home state of West Virginia Thursday and added a taunt about a Senate banking relief …

Administrative Law

Missouri Senator’s Reelection Quest Reflects Democratic Test in 2018

Sen. Claire McCaskill is one of five Senate Democrats who are up for re-election in states that President Trump won by at least 19 percentage points.<p>SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Claire McCaskill of Missouri first won election to the Senate in 2006, during one of the best years for Democrats in decades. This …

Republicans

Republican Senate candidate on how he'd handle Washington: 'Let's blow it up'

Patrick Morrisey, a Republican Senate candidate in West Virginia, said in a new ad that changing Washington isn't enough, and that he wants to "blow …

Government

Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi: Meet the GOP’s new villains for 2018

The 2018 midterm strategy for the GOP seems to be Hillary Hillary Hillary — but she’s not on the ballot<p>Hillary Clinton doesn't hold any public office — and she isn't running for anything — but if you were to listen to conservative media outlets and Republican campaign ads, you could be forgiven for …

Government

Justice proposes special session, creating 'Department of the Arts'

On Wednesday, Gov. Jim Justice signed legislation (House Bill 4006) eliminating the state Department of Education and the Arts, erasing the cabinet …

Joe Manchin

Gazette editorial: Congratulations on Jessie's Law, to prevent another opioid death

It seems heart-breakingly obvious, now. Display a patient’s opioid problem as prominently as their drug allergies in medical records so treating …

Health Care

Joe Manchin - Joe Manchin off-target on small business share of West Virginia's economy

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Joe Manchin off-target on small business share of West Virginia's economy<br>Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., recently …

Small Business

Yeager Airport's safety overrun area rebuild to start Thursday

A $23 million project to rebuild Yeager Airport’s collapsed safety overrun area will begin on Thursday, following a groundbreaking ceremony near the …

Shelley Moore Capito

Jessie's Law will prevent deaths in the future

When you go to the hospital or your primary care doctor, your allergies are known to everyone. Your doctor knows not to prescribe or give you …

UNC Chapel Hill

Five political takeaways from this weekend’s marches on gun violence | Jamie Dupree - DDN

View Caption Hide Caption<p>Even with supporters of gun control finding inspiration in weekend marches around the nation on gun violence, there is …

Guns

UMW endorses Manchin, McKinley, Ojeda campaigns

The United Mine Workers of America issued a batch of campaign endorsements Friday, backing candidates on both sides of the aisle for federal …

Joe Manchin

Evan Jenkins - Does West Virginia lead the nation in overdose drug death rate? Yes

The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Does West Virginia lead the nation in overdose drug death rate? Yes<br>As he runs for a U.S. Senate seat, Rep. Evan …

New Hampshire

Toomey, Manchin Wager Pepperoni Rolls, Soft Pretzels In WVU-Villanova Bet

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – U.S. senators from West Virginia and Pennsylvania have made a friendly wager on the …

Pat Toomey

Democrats desperate for a win hail spending bill

The massive spending bill approved by Congress this week comes as a relief to Democratic senators facing difficult reelection prospects this …

U.S. Politics

Top coal miners' union to endorse Manchin

A top coal miners' union is set to endorse Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinWashington VIPs gather to celebrate Mark Penn's new book Overnight …

Clean Technology

Saudi Crown Prince Meets Envoy to Middle East, Senators on Second Day of US Visit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, held talks in Washington on Wednesday with US Senior Advisor …

Middle East

AHIMA favors new congressional push to aid addiction treatment

The American Health Information Management Association is asking Congress to pass two proposed bills to prevent patient overdoses by giving …

Health Care

A Plethora of Possible Paths to Protect our Democracy from the Current Chaos: Thursday's Good News

Cambridge Analytica Scandal Might Save Us<p>Here are three reasons to question whether Cambridge Analytica may have helped the Trump campaign take …

NRA

Exclusive: U.S. miners' union to endorse two more Democrats in coal country

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Coal miners enter a coal mine for the start of an afternoon shift near Gilbert<p>By Timothy Gardner and Valerie …

Democratic Party

Ex-Con Blankenship Screwing Up GOP Plans for Taking Down Joe Manchin

Of all the “Trump Ten” Democratic senators from states carried by the president in 2016 who are facing reelection this November, West Virginia’s Joe …

Planned Parenthood

10 Democrats Join Hands With Republicans to Vote For Endless War in Yemen

The Senate voted on Tuesday not to debate a bill that would have cut off U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition that has been waging war …

Middle East