March 10, 2008
Code of Fair Campaign Practices
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West Virginia's Democratic Party was largely successful on Election Day, but the results also show a gray lining.'Real hectic' voting seen in Kanawha
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Jammed ballot boxes, a power outage and confusion over polling places were among early Election Day problems reported in Kanawha County, County Clerk Vera McCormick said this afternoon.GOP raises charges of voter fraud
Accusations of voter fraud have hurled a giant mud ball into an already messy presidential campaign, with Republicans alleging that Democrat Barack Obama has close ties to an activist group accused of compiling fake registration forms, including ones for the starting lineup of the Dallas Cowboys - submitted in Nevada.McCain makes brief stop in state
KENOVA - John McCain's stop in West Virginia was brief Wednesday. He got off his campaign plane and onto another version of the "Straight Talk Express," his campaign bus.Servicemen see presidential campaign through unique lens
WASHINGTON - Brandon Ziegler served two tours in Iraq and wears a bracelet inscribed with the name of an Army buddy who never made it home. Jim Morin saw action in both Iraq and Afghanistan and has lost several friends to the war in Iraq, the latest just a month ago.Obama plan would expand Bush's faith-based program
CHICAGO -- Reaching out to evangelical voters, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is announcing plans to expand President Bush's program steering federal social service dollars to religious groups and - in a move sure to cause controversy - support some ability to hire and fire based on faith.Obama can win West Virginia, Manchin says
After meeting with other "centrist" leaders of the Democratic Party for two days in Chicago, Gov. Joe Manchin said Monday he believes Illinois Sen. Barack Obama can carry West Virginia in November.Ad targets McCain on Iraq war
WASHINGTON - A major labor union and the liberal organization MoveOn.org are joining forces to air a provocative new ad portraying John McCain's Iraq policy as a prolonged presence that would involve a new generation of Americans.McCain challenges Obama's windfall profits tax
SAN ANTONIO - Republican Sen. John McCain criticized Sen. Barack Obama's call for a windfall profits tax on the oil industry on Tuesday, despite leaving the door open to the same idea last month.Democrats gather for W.Va. state convention
Hillary Clinton may be out of the presidential race, but West Virginia's Democrats will be adding some names to her roster of national convention delegates this weekend.Tennant outraised foes before Democratic primary win
A last-minute fundraising surge helped Natalie Tennant get her message out before her May primary win in the Democratic secretary of state's race.