west virginia

Anti-Incumbency’s First Real Casualty

Democratic Rep. Alan Mollohan of West Virginia lost his bid for a 15th term in Congress Tuesday night as state Senator Mike Oliverio wrested the party nomination from the 28-year veteran lawmaker’s grasp.

Mollohan, whose father represented West Virginia’s first district before him, fell prey to a fierce anti-Washington campaign …

The Next Bob Bennett (Only Blue)?

Today is primary day in Nebraska and West Virginia. There‚Äôs really only one race worth watching here, but it could be a doozy: West Virginia Rep. Allan Mollohan, a 14-term Democrat, is facing one of the toughest primaries of his career. Mollohan, who is in perennial trouble with the Ethics Committee for his profligate porking, is being …