2024 election

GOP presidential candidates brawl in Florida debate, while Trump rallies nearby

BY: and - November 9, 2023

Five Republican candidates for president tussled over support for Ukraine and abortion policy at a debate in Miami Wednesday evening, while the leading contender for the nomination, former President Donald Trump, sought Latino votes in an event across town. Trump, who consistently garners more than 50% in polls of Republican voters, once again declined to […]

Spending mess in Congress could arch over into pivotal 2024 election year

BY: - November 6, 2023

WASHINGTON — Congress will need to pass a second stopgap funding measure before Thanksgiving if lawmakers want to avoid a government shutdown, though pushing off final decisions on full-year spending bills until next year would put lawmakers smack dab in the middle of what’s expected to be a contentious 2024 primary season. During election years, […]

One year out: how a free and fair 2024 presidential election could be under threat

BY: - November 6, 2023

The last time America elected a president, it led to a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol and a failed coup that gravely damaged the political system and marred the peaceful transfer of power for the first time in U.S. history. A year from now, the nation’s voters will decide another presidential contest — likely […]

GOP presidential hopefuls tear into each other and absent Trump at second debate

BY: and - September 28, 2023

The candidates polling from second to eighth in the race for the Republican nomination for president largely agreed on policy, fought over their records and took aim at former President Donald Trump at their second debate of the year Wednesday night. Trump, who leads polls of the race by substantial margins, skipped the event at […]

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Race for West Virginia governor crowded

BY: - July 25, 2023

Even with an announcement Monday from state auditor J.B. McCuskey that he will not run for governor, the race to be the state’s next top executive is crowded, a little less than a year out from the primary election.  McCuskey, who had previously announced a bid for governor, announced Monday he will instead run for […]

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McCuskey drops out of governor’s race, announces run for attorney general

BY: - July 24, 2023

State auditor J.B. McCuskey says he’s dropping out of the 2024 West Virginia governor’s race and entering the race for state attorney general. McCuskey, a Republican, made the announcement on MetroNews’ Talkline Monday morning and on his campaign website.  “I am a strong, principled conservative who will never stop fighting for West Virginians’ freedom and […]