West Virginia GOP uses ‘secret group’ to halt Don Blankenship’s surging Senate campaign

Republicans are so desperate to defeat an ex-con coal baron in the GOP’s West Virginia Senate primary they are even running ads pretending to care about toxic coal waste to defeat him. Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is seeing a surge in popularity — even…

Teachers Make Less Today Than They Did In 1989

It started in West Virginia. Now, Oklahoma teachers are on Day 3 of a walkout that has closed schools across the state. Teachers in Kentucky staged an all-day protest at the state Capitol. Arizona teachers are also planning a walkout. Teachers in states across the…

400,000 Virginia residents edge closer to Medicaid expansion after key Republican splits with party

Virginia is inching closer to providing health care to 400,000 low-income residents after a key state Republican signaled this week that he was willing to split with his party and support Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. Virginia is among 18 states that has not expanded Medicaid under…

Without proof, Trump claims immigrant women are being raped at level ‘nobody has ever seen before’

During a tax law roundtable event in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia on Thursday, President Trump claimed that women marching north through Mexico to the southern U.S. border with a caravan of Honduran immigrants were being raped “at levels that nobody has ever seen before.” “Remember…

Trump claims his favorite conspiracy theory is ‘not a conspiracy theory’

During a roundtable event in West Virginia purportedly about tax cuts on Thursday, President Trump claimed that “millions and millions” of illegal votes are routinely cast in American elections. “In many places, like California, the same person votes many times,” Trump said. “They always like…

A once thriving coal town has turned toxic, and citizens are desperate for help

Percy Edward “Eddie” Fruit has lived in Minden, West Virginia his entire life. But without funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), he cannot afford to move away from his hometown, contaminated by industrial chemicals over the past 30 years. Fruit wouldn’t be able to…

Senator Mark Warner says he’s changed his position on an assault weapons ban

Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D) said Sunday that he would reconsider his previous opposition to a ban on assault-style weapons, following a day of gun-control marches across the country that attracted hundreds of thousands of participants. Warner, one of 15 Democrats who voted against a…

Charlottesville prosecutor loses cases against hate rally organizer for the dumbest reason

A judge in Albemarle County, Virginia, dismissed perjury charges against Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler late Tuesday evening after the prosecutor, Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Tracci, failed to establish where the alleged crime took place. Prosecutors had alleged that Kessler perjured himself when he made…

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