Alex Thomas

Tuesday July 10, 2018

Morrisey expects Manchin to support Kavanaugh due to election pressure

President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the Supreme Court Monday.

Monday July 9, 2018

West Virginia officials react to Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sunday July 8, 2018

Capito looking for Supreme Court nominee similar to Gorsuch

President Donald Trump is expected to announce Monday his nominee to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the nation's highest court.

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Jenkins explains vote against second immigration bill

U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., was one of 121 Republicans who opposed House Resolution 6136.

Thursday June 28, 2018

Trump meets with Manchin, other senators about Supreme Court opening

The meeting is another chapter in the relationship between the president and West Virginia's senior senator.

Wednesday June 27, 2018

Manchin, Capito comment on upcoming Supreme Court nomination process

The remarks come in light of the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced Wednesday he will retire at the end of July.

Friday June 22, 2018

Mooney fires back at Trump’s critics over separation policy

Protesters gathered outside of Mooney's office Thursday evening.

Wednesday June 20, 2018

Poll: Manchin has strong lead over Morrisey; 3rd District race tight

Monmouth University released the poll Wednesday.

Tuesday June 19, 2018

Morrisey attacks Manchin for supporting Democratic separation bill

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced Monday he is cosponsoring the Keep Families Together Act

Capito meets with Trump on border security; Manchin cosponsors bill preventing family separations

The actions came amid growing objection to a Trump administration policy that separates families who enter the United States illegally.

Sunday June 17, 2018

Remains of West Virginia soldiers may return stateside due to US-North Korea agreement

The accord, which also includes the goal of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, was signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un on June 12.

Thursday June 14, 2018

US House of Representatives passes multiple bills targeting opioid crisis

Through Thursday, legislators have passed 39 resolutions related to opioid misuse and addiction treatment.

Tuesday June 12, 2018

Coal, natural gas leaders see recent Trump electricity order differently

President Donald Trump ordered earlier this month for the Department of Energy to take steps to prevent the retirement of coal and nuclear facilities.

Monday June 11, 2018

Manchin hinges campaign on what’s best for West Virginia

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is running against GOP Senate candidate and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

Tuesday June 5, 2018

Trump Jr. backs Morrisey during Charleston visit

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Donald Trump Jr. spoke to reporters about the accomplishments of the current administration and the shortcomings Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin.

Monday June 4, 2018

Trump Jr. to campaign for Morrisey

Donald Trump Jr. played a role in the May primary election, urging voters to reject former coal executive Don Blankenship.

Saturday June 2, 2018

West Virginia lawmakers approve Trump action to help coal plants

The strategy would involve compelling grid operators into purchasing electricity produced at coal and nuclear plants.

Thursday May 31, 2018

Fallen officers remembered at ceremony

Throughout West Virginia's history, 210 law enforcement officers have died while in the line of duty.

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Fershee: Providing health care is a moral right

Kendra Fershee will face off against U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., in the general election.

Wednesday May 23, 2018

Motorcyclists stop in Nitro as part of coast-to-coast journey for veterans

The riders are part of Ride for the Wall, an annual trip from Ontario, California, to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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