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Joe Manchin: ‘There’s nothing’ Obama can do to help at-risk Democrats

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) isn’t on the ballot this year, but he’s doing what he can to help like-minded moderate Democrats from states where President Obama doesn’t fare well.

On Monday he made three stops for Sen. Kay...

Joe Manchin: ‘There’s nothing’ Obama can do to help at-risk Democrats

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) isn’t on the ballot this year, but he’s doing what he can to help like-minded moderate Democrats from states where President Obama doesn’t fare well.

On Monday he made three stops for Sen. Kay...

Local officials impressed with first day voter turnout

Wednesday was the first day for early voting in West Virginia, and while midterm elections see mild turnouts, one polling official was pleased with the warm response.

Polls across the state opened at 8 a.m., and within the first 15 minutes,...

Tennant may have violated election laws at polling place
Tennant may have violated election laws at polling place

The state’s chief election officer may have violated state election laws when she brought a group of supporters to the Kanawha County Voters Registration Office.

On Wednesday, the first day for early voting in West Virginia, Secretary of...

Senate candidates clash over jobs, health care policy
Senate candidates clash over jobs, health care policy

Major party contenders also battled on job creation during Daily Mail meeting

Manchin in North Carolina stumping for Hagan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin is in North Carolina campaigning for Sen. Kay Hagan, who faces a tough re-election.

The West Virginia Democrat said Monday he’s visting Statesville, Wilkesboro and Hickory touting Hagan as...

Officials expect low turnout for early voting

Non-presidential elections draw less interest; session starts Wednesday

Midterm elections turn volatile

Republicans favored but national worries may lead to surprises

House Dems fight to hold 9 districts Romney won
House Dems fight to hold 9 districts Romney won

WASHINGTON (AP) — As House Republicans try enlarging their majority in next month’s elections, one focus is the nine Democratic-held districts that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney carried in 2012. A brief look at each...

In W.Va., Mooney, Casey vie for open US House seat
In W.Va., Mooney, Casey vie for open US House seat

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District jets more than 300 miles east to west, creating a geographic split that’s clear in its candidates and voters this election.

Nick Casey epitomizes West...

W.Va. 2nd District race for Congress issue stances

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney on key issues in West Virginia’s 2nd congressional district:

ENERGY/COAL: Both Casey and Mooney oppose proposed EPA regulations to curb carbon emissions ...

6-figure checks influencing W.Va. state elections

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top coal producer, a casino company, the Arizona Diamondbacks owner and plenty of unions are chipping in six-figure checks to influence West irginia’s statehouse elections.

The...

Doug Skaff, candidate for WV Senate, arrested for DUI in Morgantown
Doug Skaff, candidate for WV Senate, arrested for DUI in Morgantown

WV Delegate Doug Skaff, who is running for a state Senate seat, has been charged with driving under the influence in Monongalia County.

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