More West Virginia Articles

  • Jay Rockefeller doesn't go to West Virginia, even when Congress takes a month-long recess in August

    Ever waited in an airport screening line watching Transportation Security Administration officers poking and prodding old ladies and little kids, then asking yourself, "How could they make a system like this?" The person who could change that scene is Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the West Virginia...

  • EXography: Senator lives like a Rockefeller but bills the cost to taxpayers

    West Virginia's Jay Rockefeller comes from one of America's wealthiest families and represents one of its poorest states, yet he travels home almost exclusively via private charter plane at $4,400 per trip and sends the bill to taxpayers.

  • W.Va. trial lawyers’ donations surpass $300K

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia trial lawyers are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on candidates running for or seeking re-election to the state legislature. On Monday, West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse announced an update to its “Dirty Dozen” list – a...

  • New natural gas pipeline planned for W.Va., Ohio

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A company is planning a $1.75 billion project that includes laying 160 miles of natural gas pipeline in West Virginia and Ohio. Columbia Pipeline Group announced the investment in a news release Tuesday. The proposal would help transport up to 1.5 billion cubic feet per...

  • Does Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant agree with most of Obama's policies?

    Natalie Tennant, a Democrat running for U.S. Senate in West Virginia, can't quite run away from President Obama's policies fast enough.

  • Ag tourism touted as way to boost rural economies

    CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — With its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters— including a dancing lemon — Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland. The West Virginia...

  • Obama ‘cherry-picks’ laws to enforce, W.Va. AG’s suit alleges

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Tuesday said his office has filed a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s practice of “cherry-picking which laws his administration will enforce.” The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court...

  • Financial institutions settle bid-rigging allegations with West Virginia

    Morrisey CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a $950,000 settlement on Monday with three financial institutions that allegedly rigged bids, fixed prices and manipulated the markets for municipal derivatives. Trinity Funding Co....

  • Natalie Tennant dodges questions on Obama, Harry Reid and Obamacare

    Natalie Tennant, West Virginia's secretary of state and Democratic Senate candidate, seems to have a problem answering tough questions.



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

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  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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