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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Robert C. Byrd
Anthony Eades scored 14 of his 29 points in the first quarter and Bluefield used a hot start to beat Robert C. Byrd 64-39 Saturday for its second straight Class AA championship.
Cameron Carvelli scored seven of his 13 points in overtime to lead Robert C. Byrd to a 78-73 comeback win over Westside in the Class AA semifinals Friday.
Devonti Birch netted 10 of his game-high 19 points in the fourth quarter to lead Robert C. Byrd to a 65-34 win over East Fairmont in the boy's Class AA quarterfinals Wednesday. East Fairmont led only once in the game 2-0, after a basket by Myles Johnson on the opening tip.
If I were celebrity chef Paula Deen, I'd tell my detractors to take a hike until they also got on the cases of President Obama, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. , former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and a host of other liberals for the flowery things they said about the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd, once a Ku Klux Klan member. The extreme coverage of Ms. Deen's unfortunate slip of the tongue is hurtful to black Americans. If Mr. Obama can forgive Byrd, the rest of us can forgive Paula Deen.
John Raese would have filibustered both of President Obama's Supreme Court nominees, not only opposes the minimum wage but thinks it may be unconstitutional, and won't say whether Social Security and Medicare are constitutional but allows that they are here to stay.
Gov. Joe Manchin's aides filed suit Wednesday against Obama administration coal-mining policies as the West Virginia Democrat wages an unexpectedly fierce Senate race against a Republican who paints him as a rubber stamp for the president.
The family of the late Robert C. Byrd blasted the Republican nominee for his U.S. Senate seat Sunday after he used an image from Mr. Byrd's memorial service in a TV ad attacking the Democratic nominee.
Popular Gov. Joe Manchin won the Democratic nomination Saturday and will face GOP primary winner and wealthy businessman John Raese in the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by the late Robert C. Byrd.
A crowded field of 10 Republicans filed paperwork Thursday to challenge West Virginia's popular Democratic governor in November for the Senate seat long held by the now-deceased Robert C. Byrd, a day after the GOP's top prospect passed on the race.
West Virginia's top Republican prospect to run for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Robert C. Byrd said Wednesday she will not enter the race against the state's popular Democratic governor.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. | The top Republican prospect for the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd's seat said Wednesday she won't run, leaving the state's Democratic governor the clear favorite as his party looks to keep its Senate majority in November.
Gov. Joe Manchin III, a centrist and popular Democrat known for his handling of a coal mine disaster that killed 29 in April, declared Tuesday that he will run for the Senate seat vacated by the death of long-serving Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
Gov. Joe Manchin III, a centrist Democrat who received national attention earlier this year for his handling of a coal mine disaster that killed 29 workers, announced Tuesday that he will run for the late Robert C. Byrd's U.S. Senate seat.
West Virginia lawmakers reached a legislative compromise Monday night over a measure that would allow the state to hold a special November election to fill the seat of the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
Gov. Joe Manchin tapped former chief counsel Carte Goodwin, a member of a prominent West Virginia family, to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd on Friday.
Mr. Byrd said he deeply regretted participating in a filibuster against the 1964 Civil Rights Act and believed joining the Ku Klux Klan when he was 24 in 1942 was his life's greatest mistake, acknowledging its stain on his legacy.
"It has emerged throughout my life to haunt and embarrass me and has taught me in a very graphic way what one major mistake can do to one's life, career, and reputation," Mr. Byrd wrote in his 2005 memoir, "Robert C. Byrd: Child of the Appalachian Coalfields."