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Dear Mr. President: Our Baby Is Due in Three Weeks and Our Drinking Water Is Toxic

Kirk Lundgren | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Kirk Lundgren

Dear Mr. President: I am writing you as a dutiful, concerned, and stressed-out husband and expectant father from Charleston, West Virginia. My first child is due in just three weeks. I don't know how I am going to safely care for my son after he is born when I can't trust my water supply.

Biden: 'I Don't Blame' Dems For Voting For Convicted Felon

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden said this week that he doesn't "blame people" who voted for a Texas inmate and convicted felon over President Barack Obama in...

Another West Virginia Dem Says He's Unsure About Obama Vote

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Count Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin as another West Virginia Democrat who's keeping his distance from President Barack Obama. Tomblin sa...

Go figure: Barrackville Trends Obama

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

2008-10-27-barrackville.jpgThe Barrackville, WV voters were great examples of what we found everywhere -- growing support for Obama as people figure out how to make ends meet.

Obama Competing In West Virginia With Ads

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Leading in polls and exuding confidence after last night's debate, Democrat Barack Obama is edging into traditionally GOP stat...

McCain Forced To Send Palin To Once-Red West Virginia

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what may be another signal that the troubled economy is forcing John McCain's campaign to play electoral map defense, Sarah Palin has scheduled a b...

Obama In Limbo Over 'Almost Nominee' Status

NY Times | Jim Rutenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The contest with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton not quite over and the one with Senator John McCain not quite under way, Senator Barack Obama is float...

Clinton Camp Claims Obama Ran An "Aggressive Campaign" In West Virginia

CNN | Rebecca Sinderbrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As voters headed to the polls in West Virginia in a contest Hillary Clinton is expected to win, a memo released by her campaign argued that Barack Oba...

West Virginia Primary Poll: What Will Be The Final Results?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Clinton holding a huge lead in the latest West Virginia polls, her win there is all but assumed. One energetic Hillary supporter even suggested ...

Obama Focuses On November, Clinton On West Virginia

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today's primary in West Virginia matters so little to the Democratic presidential nomination race that front-runner Barack Obama will spend the day in...

Obama Lowers Expectation In West Virginia: Suggests 80-20 Margin

CNN's Political Ticker | Alexander Marquardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Political campaigns usually look to lower expectations - but one of Hillary Clinton's supporters took the opposite tack Monday, setting the bar for a ...

Obama Visits Missouri During West Virginia Primary

Washington Times | Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama won't be in West Virginia tomorrow on Election Day. With his sights set on the general election, he'll be in Missouri. Obama's publ...

Obama Wears Flag Pin To West Virginia Rally

McClatchy | Margaret Talev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama, who labeled discussion of whether he wears a flag pin in his lapel a false issue in a debate with Hillary Clinton, was wearing one Monda...

Obama In Kentucky And West Virginia: Why Will He Lose?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is now the presumed nominee of the Democratic party. His lead in delegates, popular vote and states won cannot by broken by Sen. Clinton...

Obama Enters Enemy Territory: West Virginia

Los Angeles Times | Stephen Braun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Hardy County, Democrats outnumber Republicans more than 2 to 1. But there is little enthusiasm for Barack Obama in this mountainside enclave, a por...

West Virginia Uphill Battle For Obama

USA Today | Kathy Kiely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The location of Democrat Barack Obama's just-opened headquarters here says a lot about the challenges facing him and this community as voters prepare ...

Report: Independents Being Disenfanchised In West Virginia

Open Left | Matt Stoller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I got a call today from Mark Levine, the election protection attorney for Donna Edwards and one in whom I have a good amount of trust, and he told me ...