West Virginia

Julia Conley, staff writer
A victory by Smith "would deliver a roadmap for how to organize in rural towns thought to be lost to the right wing forever," wrote journalist David Dayen.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participates during the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign.
"Just imagine the anger directed at the Bernie camp if a lawmaker supporting...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The Republican measure was condemned as "pure retribution" for the mass teacher...


The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds at OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe water, one in five people with health problems and local businesses down about $61 million. Oh yes, and the "clean-up" site is still leaking - twice last month - but Freedom, which has conveniently declared "bankruptcy," says it's only because of "heavy rain" and who could've...