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4 Republican rivals for West Virginia governor spar on issues at debate

Feb. 06, 2024 20:42 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three candidates with deep family ties in West Virginia politics and one who moved to the state two decades ago staked their claims in a debate Tuesday night to being the best choice in the Republican primary for governor. In a deeply red state that twice...

Senate approves Biden pick to lead EPA air office as final rules near on power plants, vehicles

Feb. 01, 2024 13:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency's air pollution office just as the agency is set to finalize rules over climate-changing emissions from power plants and cars and trucks. Joe Goffman is a longtime...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Dec. 28, 2023 07:19 AM EST

Charleston Gazette-Mail December 27, 2023. Editorial: Strategies falling into place in GOP primary Moore Capito is all in on the race to be the Republican nominee for West Virginia’s next governor. Capito resigned from his position in the state House of Delegates...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Dec. 27, 2023 12:51 PM EST

LNP/LancasterOnline. December 20, 2023. Editorial: Using some of US Rep. Lloyd Smucker’s own words, let’s play ‘Spot the Hypocrisy’ While Hunter Biden was recently indicted on nine tax charges by a federal grand jury, some Republicans in Congress view the...

Republican Moore Capito resigns from West Virginia Legislature to focus on governor's race

Dec. 21, 2023 16:57 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Moore Capito, the son of U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, is resigning from the West Virginia Legislature to focus on his gubernatorial campaign. The Republican submitted a letter to House Speaker Roger Hanshaw's office declaring his resignation Thursday,...