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9 hrs ago | CNN

First on CNN: New PAC launches ads to limit flood of outside spending

A new group that advocates full disclosure of campaign spending says it's going up Thursday with newspaper ads calling on both the Democratic and Republican candidates in three key congressional races to reject spending by outside groups.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, IGN Entertainment, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren

18 hrs ago | Roll Call

'Nicky Joe' Bets Political Survival on His Local Brand

The West Virginia Freedom Festival offered choices for Confederate flag accessories: jewelry, belts, pins and oven mitts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tennessee, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Yesterday | Logan Banner

W.Va. politicians fight for Veterans12:57 am

West Virginia politicians are working hard to pass legislation that will help improve veterans' access to health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities before Congress breaks for vacation in August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Logan Banner

WV Dems to rally in Logan12:58 am

The City of Logan is set to host the West Virginia Democratic Party on Saturday for a state-wide political rally.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, West Virginia, Logan, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Free Republic

(House Armed Services) Committee Passes Resolution Condemning Obama for Taliban 5 Swap

The House Armed Services Committee today advanced a bill to condemn President Obama for releasing five Taliban leaders in exchange for Sgt.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Republican, Representative E. Scott Rigell, Representative Reid Ribble

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV UNion PAC Gets $250K Check

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A union-formed political committee in West Virginia has received $250,000 from a construction labor interest group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, West Virginia, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Wire

Airlines for America Applauds House Action to Increase Airfare Transparency

"Today's vote is welcome news for airline customers who deserve to know how much of their advertised ticket price is due to rapidly increasing federal taxes," said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, Frank LoBiondo, Rick Larsen, Representative Tom Graves

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections power rankings: The states

As it became time to prepare the third go-round of our state power rankings, a problem immediately materialized.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative David McKinley

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Logan Banner

The King Coal Highway6:44 pm | 0

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., is asking Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to add the King Coal Highway project to West Virginia's six-year highway improvement plan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Mercer County, WV, Opinion

Williamson Daily News Online

Logan: Purple Heart City

Submitted photoU.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, seated center, and other Logan County elected officials gather in Logan to read the proclamation designating Logan the first Purple Heart City in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Logan, WV, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Logan County, WV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Logan Banner

Indictments must be piling up1:11 am | 0

Oh I was just thinking storage room at the Southern District Federal Building in Charleston must be getting pretty scarce.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

The Daily Caller

West Virginia Democrat Scrutinized Over Mine Explosion

A four-year-old mine explosion may be a turning point in the competitive race against 19-term West Virginia Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall.

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Related Topix: Explosion, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massey Energy, Mining, Conservative Political News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Logan Banner

Rahall kicks off coalfield campaign

Third District Congressman Nick Rahall kicked off his coalfield campaign just down the street from where his opponents have opened their first southern West Virginia headquarters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Logan, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mercer County awarded home confinement grant

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced a $12,000 grant Tuesday from the Federal Justice Department to assist the home confinement system in Mercer County.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Logan Banner

Logan honored as Purple Heart City

The City of Logan has been designated the first Purple Heart City in West Virginia and officials were on hand Friday evening to recognize the accomplishment.

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Related Topix: Logan, WV, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

$2.4 million to improve Brush Creek

A key Mercer County watershed - Brush Creek - will be receiving some much-needed help thanks to a $2.4 million grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service assistance program for planning, design and/or construction of watershed structures, according to a press release from U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Rahall backs bill to limit EPA's power

The federal Environmental Protection Agency would be limited in their ability to retroactively revoke fill or dredge permits under legislation advocated this week by U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall of West Virgina's Third District.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hill

Panel votes to curb EPA's veto power

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted Wednesday to put time limits on when the Environmental Protection Agency can block permits for dumping material into waterways.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Representative Bob Gibbs, Republican

New Hampshire Public Radio -

District Profile: Environmental Issues Come To A Head In Coal Country

In West Virginia's third congressional district, Republican state senator Evan Jenkins, right, will try to unseat Democratic incumbent Nick Rahall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Funding for West Virginia highways? Expect delays

West Virginia's federal aid funding for highway construction could face delays if a bill to replenish the Highway Trust Fund doesn't make it through Congress before the deadline as lawmakers in Washington struggle to reach any agreement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, West Virginia, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government, Democrat

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