Nick J. Rahall

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W.Va. Democrats Skipping Obama's Nomination

Governor, senator, representative won't attend convention

(Newser) - You may not be surprised to hear that President Obama is not too popular in West Virginia, considering that a felon serving time in prison actually won more than 40% of the vote against him in last month's presidential primary. That unpopularity apparently extends to the uppermost echelons of... More »

Cheney Apologizes for Incest Joke

West Virginians furious

(Newser) - Vice President Dick Cheney has been forced to apologize for a derogatory incest joke about West Virginians. Cheney, speaking about his distant blood relationship to Barack Obama, quipped to the National Press Club: "I had Cheneys on both sides of the family, and we don't even live in West... More »

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