Armstead, Hutchison reelected to West Virginia Supreme Court

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Incumbent justices Tim Armstead and John Hutchison won back their seats on the West Virginia Supreme Court on Tuesday, two years after an impeachment scandal involving their predecessors.

Armstead, a former Republican speaker of the House of Delegates, won a 12-year term by defeating two candidates, ...

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West Virginia Democrat fires back at Trump criticism

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has fired back at President Donald Trump’s criticism of the West Virginia Democrat for voting guilty on two articles of impeachment. Manchin says he - not Trump - has fought tirelessly for his constituents.

Manchin issued the response Saturday night on Twitter, ...

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Attempt to rein in judicial powers fails in WVa Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A resolution to prohibit West Virginia’s court system from interfering in ongoing legislative action failed in the state Senate on Wednesday, the latest unsuccessful attempt to address a 2018 ruling that halted impeachment proceedings against several Supreme Court justices.

The vote in the Senate was 20-13 ...

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Fewer candidates seek WVa Supreme Court seats after scandal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A little over a year removed from an impeachment scandal that included pricey renovations of court offices, the West Virginia Supreme Court's lineup is about to finish its own complete makeover, barring a last-second filing.

There are far fewer names for the three races in May ...

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