Alex Thomas

Wednesday May 9, 2018

Former opponents — minus Blankenship — back Morrisey

Sabato's Crystal Ball moved the U.S. Senate race from "leans Democrat" to "toss-up" on Wednesday.

Monday May 7, 2018

Election losses, current climate serve as motivation for Democrats

Following the education work stoppage and chaos in Washington, D.C., state Democrats have their sights on success.

Sunday May 6, 2018

Scheinberg believes he can bridge political divide

Aaron Scheinberg is running for the Democratic nomination in the 2nd Congressional District race,

As Election Day approaches, Morrisey ramps up attacks on Blankenship

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey held a press conference Sunday regarding former coal executive Don Blankenship and an unfiled personal financial disclosure form.

Thursday May 3, 2018

Paul stops in Huntington to support Morrisey

Meanwhile, fellow Republican candidate Don Blankenship is preparing another attack against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Wednesday May 2, 2018

Sergent looks to make race about ‘future of West Virginia’

Talley Sergent is running against Aaron Scheinberg to decided who will be Democratic nominee in the 2nd Congressional District race against Republican Rep. Alex Mooney

Tuesday May 1, 2018

5 takeaways from Morgantown GOP debate

The three leading Republican candidates for U.S. Senate faced off Tuesday in a nationally-televised debate.

With Jenkins and Morrisey absent, other candidates take jabs

The four candidates addressed the audience about their campaigns before attacking the two frontrunners.

Wednesday April 25, 2018

Capito, McKinley near top of bipartisan rankings

This year's ratings took actions during the 115th Congress' first session — which was the entirety of 2017 — into consideration.

Tuesday April 24, 2018

Jenkins, Morrisey and Blankenship reach mark for Fox News debate

Fox News is hosting a debate at the Metropolitan Theatre in Morgantown on May 1. Participants who reached a 10 percent threshold in a poll released Tuesday will be invited to participate.

Monday April 23, 2018

Republican Senate candidates debate in Wheeling

Election day is May 8, in which the winner of the primary will face U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., or Paula Jean Swearengin.

Manchin voices support for Pompeo nomination

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., voted to confirm Pompeo as CIA director in January 2017.

Republican Senate candidates — all 6 — to share debate stage in Wheeling

This is the only debate scheduled to include all six Republican candidates.

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Joint pension committee meets to understand risk of plans collapsing

The Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans was created as part of the February solution ending the government shutdown.

Tuesday April 17, 2018

DEA puts forward new rules regarding opioid production

The rule would require the DEA to take into consideration the extent of drug diversion when annual production limits are set.

Monday April 16, 2018

Willis: Momentum growing as primary draws closer

With the May primary election approaching, U.S. Senate candidate Tom Willis says he is confident in his chances.

Thursday April 12, 2018

Manchin’s approval falls, near equal to disapproval rating

Sen. Joe Manchin has a 43 percent approval rating and 44 percent disapproval rating, according to Morning Consult.

Tuesday April 10, 2018

Columnist Brooks speaks at UC about improving political civility

Author and New York Times columnist David Brooks spoke about the decline of civility in American politics and how it can be restored.

Wednesday April 4, 2018

Trump to tout tax law at Greenbrier County roundtable

The event will be held at the White Sulphur Springs Civic Center, where around 400 people are expected to attend.

Tuesday April 3, 2018

GOP Senate candidates face off in Martinsburg debate

The candidates discussed issues such as abortion, the opioid crisis and immigration,

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