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  • Manchin makes WV Senate run official

     
    by Mike Memoli Just hours after signing a compromise bill setting a special election for November 2, West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin (D) announced this morning that he would be a candidate in the race to complete the late Robert......
  • WV lawmakers near deal on Senate election

     
    by Mike Memoli West Virginia lawmakers are close to striking a deal on legislation that would call for special Senate election this year, despite partisan sniping that nearly derailed plans for the fall vote. The state legislature was debating a......
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Courtney Love's new fashion blog. A comparison of Bristol Palin and Chelsea Clinton. And who is the sexiest U.S. senator?

     
    Courtney Love remembers the bad old days when she and Kurt Cobain burned -- yes, literally set fire to -- clothes given to them by Perry Ellis. But that was before someone gave her a Birkin bag and she saw......
  • Joe Manchin, John Raese win West Virginia senate primaries

     
    Democrats and Republicans select their candidates to challenge for the seat vacated by the Senate's oldest serving member, the late Robert Byrd....
  • Is the Senate in play?

     
    by Mike Memoli The Cook Political Report has revised some of its race ratings in contests for House, Senate and governor, and none of them are good for Democrats. Most significantly, the non-partisan political handicapper now says Republicans are poised.....
  • Nevada's Sen. Harry Reid names a greatest living American, but there's a problem

     
    Harry Reid's greatest living American pick isn't living anymore. Other than that, he nailed it....
  • Harry Reid gambles that his online poker bill can slip through with Obama's controversial tax cut measure

     
    Nevada Democrat Reid intends to slip poker legalization into the much-coveted tax cut measure....
  • Clinton: No way this ends soon

     
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton walks out of the home of Eddie and Robin Clark for a campaign rally in Prestonsburg, Ky., Monday, May 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by Rick Pearson PRESTONSBURG, Ky.--Deep in the coal-rich mountains of eastern......
  • Weekend super action: Byrd makes it 7-3, Obama

     
    One week after Barack Obama was beaten in West Virginia, that state's Sen. Robert Byrd -- longest serving member of the US Senate -- endorses him. Byrd, who voted against the Iraq War when Clinton voted to authorize it,......
  • Loving a soldier, hating a war

    They have established their rituals as they wait for war, the Marine in the tent that heaves in the desert wind and his mother in her elegant condominium near Belmont Harbor. He cleans his rifle. She fills a manila folder with items she wants to show him...
  • Florida's elections flaws taken to task

    After a testy debate, a majority of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission concluded Friday that Florida's election last year was marred by "significant and distressing" barriers that discouraged qualified voters from casting ballots. The majority found that...