Alex Thomas

Monday September 17, 2018

Manchin, Capito support Judiciary Committee hearing from Kavanaugh, accuser

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford will publicly testify on Sept. 24.

Sunday September 16, 2018

No change in Capito’s support for Kavanaugh following committee hearings

The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Sept. 20 on Kavanaugh's nomination. The full Senate will take up the nomination before the end of the month.

Friday September 14, 2018

Manchin-Morrisey debate in Wheeling canceled; Nov. 1 matchup in Morgantown remains

The debate was scheduled for Oct. 14 in Wheeling.

Wednesday September 12, 2018

Florence preparations underway at state, local levels

North and South Carolina have ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal counties.

Tuesday September 11, 2018

Manchin arms himself in latest ads; NRA issues election call to arms

Moves from both campaigns come within two months of Election Day.

Monday September 10, 2018

West Virginia struggles to match national economic growth trends

Thirty-four percent of West Virginians live in economically distressed ZIP codes.

Wednesday September 5, 2018

Manchin urges another vote on ‘Obamacare’ resolution as lawsuit gets underway

Oral arguments in the lawsuit began Wednesday in federal court.

Monday September 3, 2018

Labor has its Day with November in mind

U.S. Sen. Joe Machin, D-W.Va., and other political figures spoke to union leaders and members on Labor Day.

Sunday September 2, 2018

Labor unions busy over holiday weekend

Among this weekend's events, the annual Labor Day Celebration in Racine.

Thursday August 30, 2018

US Chamber of Commerce backs Morrisey in Senate matchup

The organization backed U.S. Sen, Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in the 2010 special election.

Tuesday August 28, 2018

Arguments in Blankenship candidacy case to be heard Wednesday

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship finished third in this year's Republican primary for U.S. Senate.

Thursday August 23, 2018

Manchin, Morrisey agree to Nov. 1 debate

Morrisey said he hopes Manchin will agree to take part in at least three debates.

Manchin amendment regarding ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit passed over

The action would have authorized the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the body in a lawsuit led by 20 state attorneys general.

Tuesday August 21, 2018

Trump stands behind Morrisey at Charleston rally

Trump's sixth visit to West Virginia comes as Morrisey prepares himself for the final two months of this year's Senate contest

Friday August 17, 2018

Scott joins Capito for tour of Huntington opportunity zones

U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Tim Scott, R-S.C., made three stops in Huntington on Friday.

Thursday August 16, 2018

Manchin ad goes after Morrisey for ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit

West Virginia and 19 other states are suing the federal government over "Obamacare," arguing the statute is unconstitutional following the repeal of the individual mandate.

Wednesday August 15, 2018

Facility leader in ‘Recovery Boys’ sees increased interest in addiction treatment

The documentary follows four men recovering from opioid addiction and the treatment they underwent at Jacob's Ladder in Aurora.

Tuesday August 14, 2018

AEP Foundation presents WVSU grant for chemical engineering program

The grant will go toward equipment to be used in coursework as well as student and faculty research.

Thursday August 9, 2018

Farrell appointed to serve in place of Loughry, chief justice if necessary

Justice Allen Loughry is suspended from the court without pay due to charges of judicial misconduct.

Monday August 6, 2018

Lottery Commission files sports betting rule, allowing process to move forward

If the commission had not filed a notice before Wednesday, sports betting would not have been allowed in West Virginia until March 2019.

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