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What are our representatives saying about Charlottesville and President Trump?

West Virginia's senators

Station WSAZ in Charleston asked our senators about Charlottesville and President Trump's response. While neither mentioned the president, both condemned the actions of the hate groups.

From Senator Manchin:

“Gayle and I extend our deepest sympathies to those who lost their . . .

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August 17, 2017

McKinley town halls 3

Analyzing the congressman's lame excuse for why he doesn't hold town halls

From yesterday's Parsons Advocate in Tucker County:

Congressman McKinley agreed to come to Tucker County to meet with these constituents. The volunteer group would have preferred having a larger and public meeting, but given the recent violence in the shooting of a Congressman in Alexandria, Virginia, they agreed to the . . .

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August 15, 2017

Representative David McKinley and town halls

What's Representative McKinley been doing during the August congressional recess?

The August congressional recess started last Monday. Last week, various news reports and Representative McKinley's Facebook page placed him in flooded areas through last Wednesday to tour and view the damage done by the recent flooding in the area. I think he deserves credit for that. However, there was no news or anything additional . . .

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August 08, 2017

House on summer recess until September 5

Here is the town hall meeting map for West Virginia's congressmen

With the House of Representatives in recess for over a month,I went to Town Hall Project to see when and where my local congressman (David McKinley) would be holding his next town hall meeting with his constituents. I typed in my zip code (26003) and here is the screen shot of what came up:

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The site found a town hall . . .

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July 31, 2017

Reading the Sunday opinion section

Getting behind Trump

Draining the swamp

Mike Myer becomes a Trump true-believer

Today's Mike Myer column, "Fear Real For Swamp Critters," is about defending Trump and to that end, he wants to talk about Trump's efforts to "drain the swamp":

Both Republican and Democrat leaders first underestimated Trump, . . .

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July 23, 2017

What's Congressman McKinley been doing?

"I know I need a small vacation" (Jim Webb)

Pushing important legislation

Otherwise, staying out of the news and getting ready for the month-long August recess

I googled the . . .

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July 11, 2017

Rep. David McKinley's busy Fourth of July and his unchallenged thoughts on Medicaid/health care

Representative McKinley speaks to a huge throng at Palantine Park

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(photo credit -- Mountaineers for Progress via The Daily Anthenaeum)

From Douglas Soule in yesterday's online edition of West Virginia University's student newspaper, The Daily Anthenaeum:

Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., visited . . .

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July 06, 2017

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