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Mayor Steve Williams announces plans to run for Congress

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Huntington Mayor Steve Williams has announced plans to run for the U.S. House. In an article he re-tweeted from the Herald Dispatch, the democrat says he intends to file with the Federal Election Commission today. Williams will be running as a representative for the state's third Congressional district, which covers 18 southern West Virginia Counties. Stay with 13 News throughout the day for the latest developments.

Capito issues statement on proposed Obamacare repeal

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A planned vote by the U.S. Senate to repeal Obamacare is meeting some resistance.

The Obamacare Debate: A Preview of this Week's "Inside West Virginia Politics"

Repeal of Obamacare is our top story this week. Repeal of Obamacare is our top story this week.
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The debate over the future of Medicaid, and the replacement of Obamacare remain heated topics. And what does it means to patients in West Virginia? That's part of our focus this week, on "Inside West Virginia politics" with two House members who voted for repeal:  Rep. Evan Jenkins, (R) West Virginia - District 3 "We'll see what the Senate comes up with. As I've said, the House version is not perfect. It needed changes. And this is a fluid process, but bottom line...

Gov. Justice, Mitch Carmichael Fight Over Capitol Bathrooms

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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice is calling out the State Senate for wanting to upgrade private Capitol Bathrooms.

Bathroom upgrades or drug treatment centers?

Still no budget deal Still no budget deal
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The latest interaction between Gov. Jim Justice (D-WV) and the West Virginia Senate is over a request to upgrade private bathroom facilities at the West Virginia Capitol.  According to a release from the Governor's office, the Senate is requesting to spend taxpayer money on the upgrade.

Clerical errors cost WV schools thousands in federal funding

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Scholarship programs for low-income students at West Virginia University (WVU) and West Virginia State University (WVSU) have lost their federal funding.  According to a release from Gov. Jim Justice (D-WV), the grants were denied because of minor clerical errors.

CNBC says West Virginia is in Economic Death Spiral

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CNBC has rated West Virginia as the worst state for business in America in 2017. 

AG Patrick Morrisey Enters West Virginia U.S. Senate Race Video included

WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is running for U.S. Senate WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is running for U.S. Senate
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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is now a candidate for the United State Senate, declaring for the republican primary. "I know how to save money and run a tight ship. My office saved 4 million dollars, simply by creating the state's first ever disability fraud unit," said Atty. Gen Patrick Morrisey, (R) Candidate for U.S. Senate. Not everyone is a fan of Morrisey getting into the Senate race. Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins is also in the Republican ...

Morrisey announces US Senate run

West Virginia's Republican Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced his candidacy for the US Senate in West Virginia against Democrat Senator Joe Manchin.

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