West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, a Democrat, has decided to expand the Medicaid program in his state under President Obama's health care law.
Wet snow and high winds spinning off the edge of superstorm Sandy spread blizzard conditions over parts of West Virginia and neighboring Appalachian states Tuesday, shutting one interstate as trucks and cars bogged down and knocking out power to many.
For a West Virginia Democrat these days, balancing the demands of local and national party politics can induce ideological schizophrenia.
More than a century after the last shots were fired in America's most famous feud, the Hatfields and McCoys mingle peacefully in the mountains they call home, their names forever linked, but now in the pursuit of commerce.
Democratic West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he won't attend the party's national convention, citing serious problems with President Obama.
An independent group backing Republican Mitt Romney is spending nearly $4 million on ads in nine battleground states.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin urged West Virginians to observe a moment of silence Thursday, starting at 3:01 p.m., to mark the second anniversary of the Upper Big Branch mine disaster and the deaths of 29 men.
Despite a sagging economy and polls showing unhappiness among the electorate, the two major parties are expected to keep their gubernatorial seats this year — raising doubts about whether the anti-incumbency anger of 2010 will materialize again in 2012.
Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin staved off a challenge by a newcomer Republican candidate.