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Democratic Senator Joe Manchin Sued By Brother Over Loan

AP | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never rep...

Amanda Terkel

West Virginia Democratic Senate Candidate Hesitant To Back Manchin-Toomey Gun Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- West Virginia Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant is not yet sold on legislation expanding background checks for gun purchases, ...

West Virginia Senate Candidate Will Campaign In All 55 Counties

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D) announced her plans Monday to visit every single one of the state's 55 counties in her run for U...

W.Va. Secretary Of State Reportedly Planning Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D) is preparing a run for the U.S. Senate. The Washington Post and WV Metro News report Tennant i...

GOP Divisions Already On Full Display For 2014 Races

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- That didn't take long. The fissures within the Republican Party that some say cost the GOP control of the Senate have resurfaced just...

Jockeying Begins For 2014 Battleground Senate Race

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — On the heels of winning a seventh term, U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito vowed Monday to run in 2014 for the seat now held by ...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Senate Candidate Open To Minimum Income Tax For The 47 Percent

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's comment about the "47 percent" of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes was front and center in the Virginia Senate...

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...

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 ...

What's Next For Ben Nelson?

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

West Virginia Constituents Call For Special Election

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Paige Lavender and Morgan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Newly elected West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and his colleagues have until Dec. 27 to respond to a lawsuit filed by state constituents callin...

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...

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 (...

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...

Mark Blumenthal

Senate Polls Show West Virginia Leaning Blue, Nevada Tipping Red

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New surveys released yesterday, including a new batch from the CNN/Time polling partnership, confirm the emerging picture of the U.S. Se...

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...

WV-Sen: 48% Manchin (D), 43% Raese (R) (Manchin 10/17-20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Glocal Strategy Group (D) for Joe Manchin 10/17-20/10; 804 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews GSG release West Virgi...

West Virginia Senate Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next West Virginia Senator? Republican John Raese faces off against Democratic Gov. Joe Manchin on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who ...

WV-Sen: 50% Raese (R), 43% Manchin (D) (Rasmussen 10/19)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/19/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release West Virginia 2010 Senate 50% Raese (R), 43% Manch...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: West Virginia Republican Reiterates Opposition To Minimum Wage In Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most controversial issues in West Virginia's tight U.S. Senate race has been disagreement over the minimum wage, an issue the candidates to...

John Raese On The Issues: Space Lasers And Slashing The Federal Government

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just a few months ago, nobody would have believed that it would be possible, and maybe even likely, for West Virginia to send a Republican Senator to ...

WV-Sen: 43% Manchin (D), 40% Raese (R) (ccAdvertising 10/15)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Editor's note: We inadvertently posted this survey before ascertaining that the it met all of the minimal (Level 1) disclosure requirements of the Nat...

WV-Sen: 49% Manchin (D), 44% Raese (R) (DSCC 10/7-11)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (D) for the DSCC 10/7-11/10; 612 likely voters Mode: Live telephone interviews Politico story West Virginia 2010 Senate 49%...