Sarah Palin: Women Candidates Have It Tougher
Sarah Palin on Thursday endorsed Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel in his tea party-backed bid to block Republican Sen. Thad Cochran from winning a seventh term this fall.
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WV Congressional Delegation Asks For More Help For State In Wake Of Spill
West Virginia's congressional delegation is calling upon President Barack Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reconsider FEMA's decision that vetoed West Virginia's request for federal assistance and emergency protective measures following the Jan. 9 chemical spill in the Elk River.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Washington Post
Senate Conservatives Fund steps up influence on House races, endorsing five
The Senate Conservatives Fund endorsed five U.S. House challengers Tuesday as it looked to expand its influence on the landscape of lower chamber races.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Federal Flood Vote Possible
With a Senate vote on relief for millions of property owners facing soaring flood insurance premiums potentially just days away, area House members who supported the compromise bill are confident senators will follow suit.
National Review Online
Johnson: Dems Are Starting to Realize Opposing 20-Week Abortion Bans Is Out of the Mainstram
Over the weekend, the West Virginia state legislature became the first Democratic-controlled body to pass a 20-week ban on abortion, and did so by overwhelming margins.
Business Picks Battles Carefully Against Tea Party
Business interests have not gone all out in contesting the tea party for control of the GOP, Politico reported.
Charleston Daily Mail
Funding slows road completion
Traffic enters the two-lane portion of U.S. 35 near Fraziers Bottom in Putnam County on Friday.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Capito previously voted for raising minimum wage
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has voted to raise the minimum wage several times in the past, including in 2006, after Rep. Capito and 25 other Republicans sent Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, a letter asking him to schedule a vote on minimum wage legislation.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Capito To Speak March 18
The West Liberty University Economics Club will welcome a member of Congress and several nationally known columnists and political analysts to Wheeling for its annual speaker series.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Paul Ryan to deliver keynote at Iowa GOP dinner
In a move sure to stoke further buzz that the 2012 Republican nominee for vice president has not completely ruled out a bid for the presidency in 2016 , Ryan will headline the Iowa Republican Party's annual Lincoln Dinner on April 11. "As our party's nominee in 2012, Paul Ryan brought a tremendous amount of new energy to our ticket," said Iowa ... (more)
WV-Sen: Natalie Tennant (D) Slams Shelley Moore Capito (R) For Continuously Voting Against Equal Pay
Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito has voted not just once, but four times against equal pay for equal work.
Rep. Capito Wants U.S. 35 Upgrade Finished In WV
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito wants to see a widening project finished on U.S. Route 35 in Mason and Putnam counties.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
GOP cuts 'documentary' to puff up Senate candidates before Democratic Party attacks
The National Republican Senatorial Committee wants you to know Steve Daines, the Republican candidate for Senate in Montana and one of the party's most promising recruits in a high-stakes midterm election year.
CO, MT & WV-Sen: Elizabeth Warren
Received this e-mail today from Senator Elizabeth Warren in support of two of her colleagues and one U.S. Senate candidate: While our country still struggles to recover from its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, why in the world do House Republicans spend so much time on votes to undermine a woman's right to choose? While our ... (more)
GOP looks to tell candidates' personal stories with 'film' series
The conventional wisdom after the 2012 presidential election held that Mitt Romney faltered, in part, because President Barack Obama successfully defined him early in the contest and established a narrative about Romney that he was never able to recover from.
National Mortgage News
House Passes Flood-Insurance Rate Bill Backed by Realtors
What CFPB's Harsh Words to Servicers Mean for Banks The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's crackdown on mortgage servicers' operations will increase the pressure on lenders to improve their processes, paperwork and communications with borrowers.
Please Help West Va. Water Hub
This is a follow up on Meteor Blade's OT last night on the dire situation in West Virginia.
lodges data security, reg burden concerns ahead of hearings
March 5, 2014 - NAFCU yesterday sent letters ahead of two hearings today covering data security and financial regulations by two House Financial Services subcommittees.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
EDITORIAL: Former Marshall Student Body President Embodies West...
Harrison County resident Mike Queen has been making waves from the moment he decided where he would attend college.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Hotline's Senate Race Rankings: Republicans in Command
A favorable map, public opinion against the president, and a glut of outside spending are boosting GOP fortunes across the country.