Alex Thomas

Today December 16, 2018

Legislators, policy leaders set goals for legislative session

The legislative session begins Jan. 9.

Friday December 14, 2018

Federal judge rules ‘Obamacare,’ individual mandate unconstitutional

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was among those who argued the federal health care law as unconstitutional.

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Manchin, Capito talk about immigration funding as shutdown looms

The federal government is set to undergo a partial shutdown on Dec. 21.

Manchin to serve as Energy Committee ranking member

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has served on the committee since first being elected in 2010

Monday December 10, 2018

Hanshaw announces key members of leadership team

House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, said Monday more leadership positions and committee appointments will be announced "in the coming days."

Thursday November 29, 2018

‘Mountain Stage’ celebrates 35th anniversary this weekend

Sunday's show will also be the program's 935th episode.

Tuesday November 27, 2018

Former anti-poverty group leader announces gubernatorial bid

Stephen Smith served more than six years as director of the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition.

Manchin submits challenge to FCC broadband map

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., submitted the request Monday.

Tuesday November 20, 2018

Residents on Charleston’s West Side take part in early Thanksgiving dinner

The Keep Your Faith Corporation held the 12th annual Earl Wilson Community Dinner on Tuesday.

Tuesday November 13, 2018

Goodwin announces leaders of transition team

Amy Goodwin won this year's Charleston mayoral contest.

Sunday November 11, 2018

Ojeda — days after losing congressional bid — files for White House run

Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan, lost in his efforts to represent the 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Thursday November 8, 2018

Manchin: US ‘on the verge’ of constitutional crisis following Sessions firing

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned from his position Wednesday at the request of President Donald Trump.

Wednesday November 7, 2018

Manchin beats Morrisey in US Senate contest

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was elected to his second full term in office Tuesday.

Monday November 5, 2018

Manchin rallies supporters in final stretch of election

Political analysts see the race as leaning in favor of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.

Sunday November 4, 2018

Former candidates reflect on campaigns, political life

Bo Copely, Conrad Lucas and Natalie Tennant share their election experiences.

Friday November 2, 2018

Trump boosts Republicans, a Kennedy visits West Virginia in final days of election

President Donald Trump and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., visited West Virginia on Friday.

Thursday November 1, 2018

Manchin, Morrisey describe policy, attack during debate

The debate was the only such event between the two of this election cycle.

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Analyst: Manchin likely to win US Senate contest

Jennifer Duffy with the Cook Political Report appeared on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Monday October 29, 2018

Anti-abortion group sets aside $500K for Amendment One, defeating Manchin

Susan B. Anthony List made the announcement on Monday.

McKinley, Fershee discuss issues as Election Day draws near

U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., is seeking his fifth term in the House of Representatives, but Democrat Kendra Fershee looks to stand out as the candidate for the people.

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