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Trump and the Republicans

WV's elected Republicans at the Republican National Convention

As the Charleston Gazette-Mail noted this morning:

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., will speak on the second night of the Republican National Convention next week, the event that will officially launch Donald Trump’s general election campaign for the . . .

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July 15, 2016

The gun control debate after Orlando

Wheeling "newspapers" ignore or distort the story

Today's biggest story

Judging from the AP's coverage and other news sources such as network and cable news outlets, it's not hard to conclude that gun control has become a major news story. That's probably true unless you depend upon Wheeling "newspapers" for your news coverage. For instance, here's a . . .

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June 16, 2016

WV's senators on national politics

Senator Capito

On Wednesday, Senator Capito was asked by CNN if she still supported Donald Trump for president. CNN reports:

West Virginia GOP Sen. Shelley Moore Capito told reporters she "strongly disagrees" with Trump's comments, but said she still backed him as the GOP nominee.

I wonder . . .

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June 10, 2016

The Trump candidacy and WV's senators

Joe Manchin, having watched the WV election results to see which way the wind blows, says that he could work with a President Trump

Politico recently did an article on how moderate Democrats, like WV's Joe Manchin, might deal with a President Trump:

Manchin, who represents a state in which Obama is very unpopular . . .

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June 02, 2016

WV polling and endorsements

Polling

Public Policy Polling released a new West Virginia poll yesterday. Here are some results and commentary from PPP:

Republican presidential

PPP's new West Virginia poll finds it's likely to just keep Donald Trump's recent streak of dominant victories right on going. Trump leads in the state . . .

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May 04, 2016

Local "newspapers" celebrate "free-publicity-for-our-favorites week" (with update)

Updated February 20

Rep. David McKinley

Yesterday, both local "newspapers" carried an article detailing Representative David McKinley's views on replacing Justice Antonin Scalia despite the fact that what McKinley believes doesn't matter -- members of the House have no input on the matter.

In the article McKinley rehashed the . . .

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February 19, 2016

The Intelligencer weighs in on replacing Scalia

And so do our senators

Highlights of this morning's Intelligencer editorial (note -- no link - the editorial was not posted online):

For the good of all Americans, Scalia should be replaced by someone like him.

"All Americans?" That's a bit presumptuous -- you don't speak for me.

With less than a . . .

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February 16, 2016

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