West Virginia

Joe Manchin Boosts Speculation of a Run for West Virginia Governor

Joe Manchin Boosts Speculation of a Run for West Virginia Governor

Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has refused to rule out a gubernatorial run, boosting speculation that he's planning to enter the race for governor of West Virginia. It comes as reports emerged that Republicans are encouraging Manchin to run for governor of West Virginia. Manchin responded to Monday reports that…
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Train Carrying Toxic Materials Derails in West Virginia

Train Carrying Toxic Materials Derails in West Virginia

A CSX cargo train carrying toxic materials has derailed in rural West Virginia, according to reports. The train derailed around 4:15 p.m. Monday in the area of Low Line and Magnolia roads in Morgan County. The nine derailed cars contained dry cement, calcium chloride, and sodium hydroxide, according to CSX and…
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Democrat Lawmaker Reaches Limit with Party, Switches to Republicans

Democrat Lawmaker Reaches Limit with Party, Switches to Republicans

West Virginia State Senator Glenn Jeffries reached his limit with the Democratic Party and switched to the Republicans. Democrats were not pleased and trashed Jeffries over the move. However, the state lawmaker stood strong and completed the paperwork. Jeffries said: “I have the greatest respect for the many friends and…
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