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Joe Manchin Wins Reelection

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) was projected to win his state's Senate race by CBS News and NBC News on Tuesday. Manchin was favored over cha...

John Raese Loses

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

GOP candidate John Raese was projected to lose the West Virginia Senate election to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), according to CBS and NBC. The race w...

West Virginia GOP Senate Candidate Walks Out On Newspaper Editorial Board

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

West Virginia Republican Senate candidate John Raese walked out of a newspaper editorial meeting on Friday after he reportedly learned that a third-pa...

GOP Senate Candidate Made Big Mistake In Golf Course Building

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Republican Senate candidate John Raese filled in wetlands and damaged more than 2 miles of streams when he rerouted them to ...

Elise Foley

GOP Senate Candidate Makes ANOTHER Nazi Reference

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- West Virginia Republican Senate candidate John Raese, who previously compared smoking bans to forcing Jews to wear the Star of David und...

Ryan Grim

WATCH: GOP Senate Candidate Lauds Ted Nugent After Obama Threat

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Republican West Virginia Senate candidate John Raese came to Ted Nugent's defense at a campaign event, calling the rocker a "patriot" and saying that ...

Raese Calls Hitler Controversy 'Bull****'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

West Virginia GOP Senate candidate John Raese is defending his comment that compared a smoking ban to Hitler forcing Jews to wear the Star of David. ...

GOP Candidate's Outrageous Hitler Remark Condemned

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

The Simon Wiesenthal Center, an international Jewish human rights organization, condemned West Virginia GOP Senate candidate John Raese on Thursday fo...

GOP Candidate Makes Outrageous Hitler Analogy

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

John Raese, running for U.S. Senate as a Republican in West Virginia, equated a county smoking ban with Hitler forcing Jews to wear the Star of David ...

GOP Senate Hopeful Back For Round 2

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

John Raese is back. The Republican businessman that ran against Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in 2010 for the Senate seat formerly occupied by the la...

Frank Rich: Who Will Stand Up To The Super Rich?

nytimes.com | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The wealthy Americans we should worry about instead are the ones who implicitly won the election -- those who take far more from America than they giv...

Joe Manchin DECLINES To Endorse Obama For President

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, declined over the weekend to endorse Barack Obama for a second term for pre...

Could The Courts Outlaw The Minimum Wage?

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It sounds like a bizarre argument to make. The federal minimum wage has been around since Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act in...

Three Good Things for Progressives to Take From the Midterm Election Results

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It's been easy for the Republicans to spend the last two years demonizing and obstructing the president. Well now the GOP has a share of the power, and they can no longer just sit back and throw rocks.

Joe Manchin Defeats John Raese In West Virginia Senate Race

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Democratic Gov. Joe Manchin overcame voter anger at President Barack Obama to win West Virginia's Senate race Tuesday, after...

West Virginia Election Results: Joe Manchin Defeats John Raese In 2010 Senate Race

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Democratic Gov. Joe Manchin overcame voter anger at President Barack Obama to win West Virginia's Senate race Tuesday, after...

Mark Blumenthal

Could The Polls In Election 2010 Be Wrong?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Could the polls be wrong? That's a question I've been asked often in recent months, mostly by Democrats hoping that the dire forecasts p...

WV-Sen: 50% Manchin (D), 46% Raese (R) (Rasmussen 10/31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/31/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release West Virginia 2010 Senate 50% Manchin (D), 46% Rae...

WV-Sen: 51% Manchin (D), 46% Raese (R) (PPP 10/31)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/30-31/10; 1676 likely voters, 2.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) West Virginia 2010 Senate 51% Manchin (D), 46% Raese (...

Candidates Against Government Spending Who Profit On The Side

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kimberly Leonard, The Huffington Post Investigative Fund, and Aaron Mehta, The Center for Public Integrity In his quest for West Virginia's Senate se...

Joe Manchin Lashes Out With 'Star Wars' Ads

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

West Virginia Senate candidate Joe Manchin has rolled out storm troopers and an underground lair in a new ad campaign that continues to highlight Repu...

Welcome to CRAZYTOWN

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

Are you sane enough to vote November 2nd? Take the quiz and find out! 1) Colorado Senate Candidate Ken Buck insists that he does not wear high hee...

Sam Stein

New Evidence Links John Raese To Infamous All-White Country Club

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Several weeks ago, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh appeared to have inadvertently harmed West Virginia Senate candidate John Raese...

WV-Sen: 49% Manchin (D), 46% Raese (R) (Rasmussen 10/26)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/26/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release West Virginia 2010 Senate 49% Manchin (D), 46% Rae...

Joe Manchin Blasts 'Crazy' GOP Opponent In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin is firing a fierce line of attack against Republican rival John Raese in his quest to capture his state's open U.S....