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West Virginia Politics

Samantha Lachman

Dem Governors Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The six Democratic governors who face GOP-controlled state legislatures may be slightly jealous of President Barack Obama's ability to d...

Samantha Lachman

NRCC Ad Stars Man Who Doubted Michael Brown Raised His Hands Before He Was Shot

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

The latest ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee's independent expenditure arm stars a West Virginia coal miner who has been outspok...

Samantha Lachman

Warren Slams Republican's Wall Street Ties In West Virginia Campaign Stop

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) went to bat for a fellow Democrat's underdog Senate campaign here Monday, railing against Rep....

West Virginia Governor's Brother Faces Drug Charge

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's brother is facing a federal drug distribution charge. A federal information charges ...

Shelley Moore Capito On West Virginia Spill: 'We've Been Deeper Into This Than Some Other Folks'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, a West Virginia Republican who is running for Senate, spoke Wednesday about some of the struggles her family has faced in t...

Lawmakers: Overturn Citizens United

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

The Democratic-controlled West Virginia House of Delegates voted Thursday to call on Congress to enact a constitutional amendment overturning the Citi...

Birther Queen's Big Inauguration Plans

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Birther queen Orly Taitz has announced a trip to Washington for President Barack Obama's inauguration next week, and also is unveiling a new White Hou...

West Virginia Leaders Remain Silent On Sandy And Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

Climate change has largely been placed on the back-burner by the national political conversation, and the same seems to be true amongst West Virginia ...

John Celock

Gun Control 'Little Support' Following Aurora

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Several Democrats from more conservative states say they don't see a rise in demand for new gun control laws following the deadly shootings...

John Celock

Poll: Tomorrow's Election Too Close To Call

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

Tuesday’s special election for governor of West Virginia is becoming a nail-biter, with the Democrat holding a one-point lead in a recent poll. P...