Daily Signal - West Virginia's Unusual Strategy to Battle Obama's War on Coal

The Daily Signal

Jan. 29, 2016
Good morning from Washington, where West Virginia's endangered coal industry hopes to win fossil-friendlier energy policies by appealing to higher authority. Philip Wegmann mines the subject. Tax dollars flow to a small-state giant that funds a green agenda. Kevin Mooney unearths the story. Heritage Foundation experts tell it like it is: Luke Coffey on how to beat ISIS and Jason Snead on how to curb police seizures. Plus: a project guarding your financial privacy and an idea that saved over 350,000 babies.
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West Virginia's Unusual Strategy to Battle Obama's War on Coal

"When you get into those southern coal communities, when coal goes away, it's devastation and poverty in the worst form," says West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole.

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The Consequences of Obama’s Inaction on ISIS

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