More West Virginia Articles

  • Tentative settlement reached in W.Va. water crisis case

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A tentative settlement has been reached in 24 lawsuits involving Freedom Industries regarding the January chemical leak that affected nine West Virginia counties. The more than $2.9 million, which will be held in a trust by Freedom pending Bankruptcy...

  • W.V. AG endorses Mooney for Congress

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Republican nominee running for Congress has received an endorsement from West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. On May 13, Alex Mooney beat out a crowded field of Republican to win his party’s nomination to run for the state’s Second...

  • 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.

  • W.Va. AG warns of E-ZPass scam

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned West Virginians on Saturday about an email scam related to electronic toll passes. E-ZPass is a company that provides the E-ZPass device, which allows motorists to pay tolls electronically on...

  • W.Va. water contamination class actions consolidated

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – An order to consolidate five class action lawsuits involving the water contamination crisis in West Virginia in January has been filed in federal court. The five class action lawsuits were consolidated because they all involve damages and injuries...

  • Shelley Moore Capito called out on corporate-welfare bank

    Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank in 2012. She sits on the House Financial Services Committee, where the bill's fate may be sealed. And she's running for Senate.

  • Exclusive: West Virginia 3rd district race heats up with new ad buy

    The spot by Republican Evan Jenkins, titled “Exist” and provided first to the Washington Examiner, hits on themes that seem requisite for West Virginia candidates: coal, guns and frustration with President Obama.



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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