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  • West Virginia Senate To Receive Articles Of Impeachment For Supreme Court

    08/20/2018 6:40:24 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — Members of the West Virginia Senate will be called back Monday to start preliminary work on the Supreme Court impeachment process. The Senate’s communication director said that Senate President Mitch Carmichael will call members back at noon Monday, to receive the articles of impeachment approved by the House of Delegates. Coverage of the meeting will be imbedded in a media player below, with video courtesy of West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Senators will discuss and adopt rules and procedures and the trial portion of the process will start at a later date. The West Virginia House of...
  • Red-state Dems embrace key Obamacare rule as election draws near

    08/19/2018 2:32:54 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 8 replies
    Red-state Democrats are embracing one of Obamacares most popular provisions to help them win re-election in November. Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota unveiled ads this week slamming GOP opponents for trying to gut Obamacares protections for people with pre-existing illnesses, such as diabetes or cancer. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., did the same in a Twitter video. Each of the candidates is seizing on actions by congressional Republicans and the Trump administration to unravel Obamacare. But instead of highlighting the law in general, they are centering on its rules obligating insurers to cover...
  • Next steps in West Virginia Supreme Court impeachments

    08/14/2018 9:09:33 PM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 11 replies ^ | August 14, 2018 | Staff
    With three West Virginia Supreme Court Justices headed to a Senate impeachment trial, 7News spoke to West Virginia Senate Majority Whip Ryan Weld about what's next. Senator Weld (R-Brooke) said he, the Senate Judiciary Chairman, Senate President and staff attorneys from both sides have been spending time over the last few weeks putting together rules for the trial.
  • Tickets available for President Trump's Aug. 21 rally in Charleston (West Virginia)

    08/14/2018 1:29:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    WTAP-TV ^ | August 14, 2018 | Loyd Price
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WTAP) - Tickets are available for President Trump's speech at the Charleston Civic Center on Aug. 21. Anyone who wants to tickets to attend the event must register online at Trump's visit to show support for Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. The event will mark Trump's sixth visit to West Virginia since taking office.
  • West Virginia House Votes to Impeach Walker, Loughry, Davis & Workman

    08/14/2018 7:46:52 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    WOWK ^ | 08/14/18
    UPDATE (11:50 PM 8/13/18): The West Virginia House of Delegates has impeached all four of the state's Supreme Court justices. The Republican-led House on Monday night impeached Justice Beth Walker and the other justices for abusing their authority. The article says they failed to control office expenses and not maintaining policies over important matters such as working lunches, the use of state vehicles and office computers at home. Walker was the last of the four justices to be impeached. She had avoided impeachment earlier when the House voted not to pass an article against her for $131,000 in renovations she...
  • The Latest: West Virginia justice impeached on more charges

    08/13/2018 4:52:42 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 7 replies
    AP ^ | 08/13/18 | AP Staff
    <p>7:30 p.m.</p> <p>An indicted West Virginia Supreme Court justice has been impeached on four more charges, bringing the number of charges to six that he could face at trial in the state Senate.</p> <p>The House of Delegates on Monday night impeached Justice Allen Loughry on a charge of lying to the House Finance Committee about his involvement in lavish office renovations.</p>
  • West Virginia lawmakers move to impeach entire [WV State] Supreme Court

    08/11/2018 6:10:46 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 32 replies
    Fox news ^ | 8/10/2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    West Virginias House Judiciary Committee moved to impeach the states entire Supreme Court this week
  • Sen. Manchin and Planned Parenthood

    08/10/2018 12:43:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Susan B. Anthony List ^ | August 10, 2018 | Susan B. Anthony List
    Sen. Manchin and Planned Parenthood Video only on link
  • West Virginia Supreme Court Faces Impeachment Threat

    08/08/2018 1:50:54 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 16 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug. 7, 2018 | Jacob Gershman
    West Virginia lawmakers voted to recommend the impeachment of all four sitting members of the states highest court on charges of abusing tax dollars for personal use. The move Tuesday against the justices on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, which observers called unprecedented for a states high court in the modern era, came after a weekslong legislative probe into spending practices that lawmakers said ran amok. The Republican-led judiciary committee of the state House of Delegates accused each of the justices of violating their oaths by making unnecessary and lavish expenditures, including a combined $1.5 million to design...
  • NRA lobbying arm launches seven-figure pro-Kavanaugh ad buy

    08/07/2018 2:56:54 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 7, 2018 | David Sherfinski
    The National Rifle Associations legislative-lobbying arm announced Tuesday a seven-figure national and region ad campaign to support the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The national cable and regional broadcast ads will start airing Tuesday and will run through Aug. 27. The regional ads are to air in Alabama, Alaska, Indiana, North Dakota and West Virginia. The NRA strongly supports Judge Brett Kavanaughs confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court because he will protect our constitutional right to keep and bear arms, said Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA). Its...
  • Trump promised to fix veterans' problems; now they call his hotline desperate for help

    08/05/2018 6:10:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Laredo Morning Times ^ | August 5, 2018 | Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post
    SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The phones rang early in the morning and late in the evening. They rang, always, in the middle of the night. They were ringing now, as Mary Hendricks sank into a swivel chair and settled in beside her co-workers for another day of answering them. The calls came from veterans who were about to be evicted. Veterans who couldn't get hold of their doctors. Veterans who needed to talk about what they saw in Afghanistan or Iraq or Vietnam. Mary pressed a button. Her headset clicked on. "This is the White House VA hotline," she said, introducing...
  • Work halted on Mountain Valley Pipeline (WV)

    08/05/2018 1:49:30 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 13 replies
    WV MetroNews ^ | August 4, 2018 | MetroNews Staff
    WASHINGTON, DC Work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline has come to a halt after a Friday order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The agency issued the stop work order a week after the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals pulled a permit needed for construction in the National Forest. The 300 miles pipeline is under construction to carry natural gas from Wetzel County, West Virginia to Pittsylvania County, Virginia. FERC ordered a halt to all work with the exception of what it considered measures necessary to land management and stabilization of the right of way and work areas....
  • President Trump in Pa. Thursday as manhunt continues for man who threatened him

    08/02/2018 4:27:16 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 24 replies
    WPXI ^ | August 2, 2018
    President Donald Trump will be in Pennsylvania for a rally Thursday as police intensify their search for a Schuylkill County man who threatened to kill him. Police said Shawn Christy, who has been on the run since June, posted on Facebook that he was going to shoot Trump in the head. Investigators are continuing efforts to locate Christy, searching woods near Wilkes-Barre, where Trump will hold a campaign-style rally Thursday night.
  • FBI offering reward for Pennsylvania man who threatened Trump

    08/02/2018 4:46:40 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/02/18 | Jacqueline Thomsen
    The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for a Pennsylvania man who threatened to kill President Trump. Police have been searching for the suspect, Shawn Christy, 26, since June, when he posted on Facebook that he would shoot the president in the head, local outlet WPXI reported. Trump is in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., for a rally on Thursday eventing, and police are reportedly searching for Christy nearby. Police in West Virginia said on Thursday that they found a vehicle that they believe Christy stole in the state, NBC Philadelphia reported. The FBI also believes that Christy has stolen several handguns, according...
  • Vehicle Suspected of being Stolen by Man Wanted By FBI found in Nitro, WV

    08/03/2018 9:11:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    WOWK TV NEWS 13 ^ | August 3, 2018 | WOWK
    NITRO, WV (WOWK) - A vehicle believed to have been stolen by a man wanted by the FBI for making threats against President Donald Trump and law enforcement was found in the Nitro area. He is believed to be armed and dangerous. According to the FBI a vehicle Shawn Christy, 26, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, is suspected of stealing from Butler Township, PA on July 29th, 2018 was located on August 2nd, 2018 in the Nitro area.
  • National Right to Life endorses Patrick Morrisey for West Virginia Senate, opposes Joe Manchin

    07/25/2018 9:42:01 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    National Right to Life ^ | July 25, 2018 | National Right to Life
    WASHINGTON National Right to Life today announced its endorsement of pro-life Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in West Virginias U.S. Senate election. Morrisey is challenging Sen. Joe Manchin, who is seeking a second full term. National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Patrick Morrisey for the U.S. Senate. Patrick Morriseys position on life reflects the true values of West Virginias voters, said Carol Tobias, National Right to Life president. Many West Virginia voters will be disappointed to learn that while Joe Manchin claims to be pro-life, he has a dismal 44 percent pro-life voting record in his career as a...
  • Despite 'sore loser' law, Don Blankenship trying third party bid for US Senate in West Virginia

    07/25/2018 6:52:05 AM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 24, 2018 | John Verhovek
    Don Blankenship, the former coal baron who spent time in federal prison and finished third in the West Virginia Republican primary in May, is wading back into the state's U.S. Senate race, this time attempting filing paperwork to run as a member of the Constitution Party. Blakenship tweeted photos of himself filing the paperwork on Tuesday, saying in part, "I am the only candidate who cannot be bought by out of state billionaires and I will work hard to drain the swamp."
  • More than 100 jobs available in Huntington (West Virginia)

    07/22/2018 9:23:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    WSAZ-TV ^ | July 17, 2018 | Staff
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A hiring event is around the corner and more than 100 jobs are available. AT&T is hiring about 120 positions at the call center in Huntington. The positions are for customer service representatives. A hiring event will take place at the call center on July 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. AT&T recommends people apply online and complete the mandatory assessment prior to coming to the hiring event to speed up the process. If you can't make it to the hiring event, you can also apply online to be considered for an interview. The call...
  • Hepatitis A Outbreak Has Residents Concerned

    07/21/2018 6:24:51 AM PDT · by bgill · 4 replies
    wowktv ^ | July 20, 2018 | Lily Bradley
    Officials are advising West Virginia residents to stay informed about the Hepatitis A epidemic. Health officials tell 13 News, that Kanawha County leads the state in confirmed Hep-A cases. Cabell County comes in a close second. On Thursday, the Cabell-Huntington Health Department hosted a town hall forum as part of their "Stop the Spread" Campaign set to begin this month. "These outbreaks tend to last one to two years, so its not going anywhere and we probably haven't even seen the worst of it," said the Bureau for Public Health's Shannon McBee. "We just want everyone to be extra aware...
  • Blankenship says he has the signatures to run again

    07/18/2018 9:33:33 PM PDT · by TBP · 10 replies
    The Journal ^ | July 18, 2018 | JIM MCCONVILLE
    Former West Virginia coal magnate Don Blankenship says hes ready to get back into the West Virgnia senate race. Blankenship said he has collected the requisite number of petition signatures and will be filing with the West Virginia Secretary of States Office in the next two weeks. Blankenship, who was defeated in the Republican May 8 primary by state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, accepted the Constitution Party nomination on May 22. We have submitted more than the required petition signatures to the Secretary of State, Blankenship said in an email on Friday. Collecting petition signatures is one of the obligatory...