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20 hrs ago | WOAY

Two southern West Virginia counties are in it for the long haul

Locals gathered today in Oak Hill Monday to get a glimpse of what the future has in store for transportation in Fayette and Raleigh County. The 2040 Regional Transportation Plan covers everything from road ways, public transportation, and even pedestrian and bicyclists.

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

Yesterday | PolitiFact

National Republican Congressional Committee: Says 'Nick Rahall voted ...

One of the biggest obstacles to a strong Democratic showing in the 2014 midterm elections is that approval ratings for President Barack Obama are mired in the 40 percent range -- and even lower in many red states. Because of this, it's no surprise that the National Republican Congressional Committee -- the House Republicans' campaign arm -- is creating ads that emphasize the degree to which vulnerable Democratic incumbents have voted with Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim Matheson

Sat Sep 13, 2014

National Public Radio

How To Spot A Vulnerable House Democrat

Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., poses with House Speaker John Boehner at the start of his 19th term last year. Rahall is running for re-election in a district that President Obama lost by 32 points in 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, Jim Matheson, 2012 Presidential Election, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Fri Sep 12, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Jenkins supports U.S. airstrikes in Syria

The Republican candidate for Congress in West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District says President Barack Obama is now taking the kinds of steps against ISIS that should have been taken months ago. "I think it's heading in the right direction.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Hill

House OKs Cassidy's 'keep your plan' bill

The House passed legislation Thursday to allow people to keep their insurance plans under ObamaCare even if the coverage doesn't meet all of its requirements. Twenty-five Democrats broke ranks to help pass the bill in the 247-167 vote, including Reps.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, John Barrow, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Mary Landrieu, US Senate

The Westerner

House passes bill to halt EPA water rule

The House passed legislation Tuesday that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing a proposed rule to define its jurisdiction over bodies of water. Passed 262-152, the bill would prohibit the EPA from using the proposal for any rulemaking regarding the Clean Water Act.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Lou Barletta, Peter DeFazio, Democrat

Irregular Times

Nick Rahall Acts To Make It Easier For Coal Companies To Poison West Virginians

It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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

The Hill

Will John Barrow be last Blue Dog standing?

"I think they have to make a different case than they're making now," he said of Republicans during a phone interview Wednesday. "They're making the same case they've made five times in a row," Barrow said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Barrow, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Representative Ron Barber, Mike McIntyre, Opinion

National Review Online

Carbon-Based Life Form Votes to Tax Carbon

Freedom Partners Action Fund unveils a new ad, hitting Rep. Nick Rahall, Democrat of West Virginia, for voting for a carbon tax - an unwise move in a state where coal mining is so important to the local economies.

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

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Patriot issues more layoff notices

Kyle Lovern/WDNEmpty coal hoppers are parked in the local Norfolk Southern Railroad yard.

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Related Topix: Boone County, WV, Environmental Law, Law, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Rove to fundraise for Jenkins' congressional bid

A former top adviser to President George W. Bush will raise money for Republican congressional challenger Evan Jenkins next week in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Logan Banner

Tennant choice of mine workers

Natalie Tennant is officially the U.S. Senate candidate of the United Mine Workers of America.

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

The Hill

Rahall touts coal mine safety in ad

A new ad for Rep. Nick Rahall's reelection campaign accuses his Republican opponent of favoring lax safety rules for coal mines.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, 2012 Presidential Election

Mon Sep 01, 2014

SFGate

Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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

Weirton Daily Times

5 Things to know about the West Virginia elections

The results will show if frustrated voters are willing to lump all Democrats together.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia, 2012 Presidential Election

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Logan Banner

UMWA Labor Day picnic Monday

United Mine Workers will hold its 76th Annual Labor Day Celebration at the John Slack Memorial Park in Racine on Mon., Sept.

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

Norwalk Citizen News

5 things to know about House races

This Oct. 24, 2012 file photo shows Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah as he speaks to the Women's Legislative Council at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sundance Film Festival, Mike McIntyre, Salt Lake City, UT

Martinsburg Journal

W.Va. elections worth watching

The results will show if frustrated voters are willing to lump all Democrats together.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Coal Valley News

UMWA 76th annual Labor Day rally set for Monday in Racine

Coal mine workers and their families, along with some political candidates and those already in office will gather at the 76th annual United Mine Workers of America Labor Day rally this Monday at John Slack Memorial Park in Racine.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Labor Day campaign kickoff set

While a bit of drama continues in the effort to fill an unexpired term on the Mingo County Family Court bench, statewide races are heating up even before Labor Day.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Personal Finance, Retirement

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