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West Virginia Dems face test in state House races

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawsuits, big spending and disgust with President Barack Obama all factor into Democrats’ toughest election in 85 straight years of running the West Virginia House of Delegates.

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West Virginia Dems face test in state House races

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawsuits, big spending and disgust with President Barack Obama all factor into Democrats’ toughest election in 85 straight years of running the West Virginia House of Delegates.

All 100 seats on the ballot...

Carper to visit West Virginia to stump for Tennant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware is coming to West Virginia to tout Democrat Natalie Tennant’s Senate candidacy.

The Democrat will join Tennant in Kanawha, Wyoming and Fayette counties Saturday. Tennant,...

Campaign notebook: Tide turning in 2nd, 3rd district races

The tide may be shifting in both West Virginia’s 2nd and 3rd congressional district races, according to one respected political prognosticator.

Sabato’s Crystal Ball, founded by University of Virginia Center for Politics Director...

Tennant asks Morrisey to investigate possible election violation
Tennant asks Morrisey to investigate possible election violation

Candidate will ask W.Va. attorney general to investigate whether she broke election law

Obama fundraises for Dems at Sen. Rockefeller home

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is raising money for Democrats at the sprawling Washington home of West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller.

Obama’s fundraiser on Thursday will benefit the Democratic National Committee. The DNC...

Local officials impressed with first day voter turnout
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,...

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...

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

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