The biggest story in today’s Wheeling’s papers tells us what is important to Ogden's local newspapers
Which is more newsworthy? The SUV attack in Wisconsin or David McKinley’s reelection?
For our local Ogden papers, that’s easy. Today's biggest story nationally, the SUV attack in Waukesha, can be found on page 6 of both papers. (Sadly, the afternoon News-Register did not even bother to update the morning version with a more . . .
How will Ogden Newspapers react to the legislation? The answer may not be as obvious as one might think.
By a vote of 220 to 213, the House passed the Build Back Better Act earlier today. The $1.75 trillion bill now moves on to the Senate.
The vote, with one Democratic exception, was along party lines which means that all three WV representatives voted against the bill. Here is the statement by our local representative, David McKinley, . . .
A look at the Twitter account of West Virginia’s Trump Party
The WV GOP regularly tweets about President Biden’s handling of the economy. In particular, they especially like to criticize his job creation numbers:
CNN On Jobs Report: “Way Less, Way Less Than Anybody Expected…Worst Of The Year”https://t.co/48NcCR8Ahh— WVGOP (@WVGOP) October 10, 2021
And here is . . .
Mooney play his Trump card which "seals the deal"
Trump formally endorses Mooney
Trump is wading into the member-vs.-member primary in West Virginia, endorsing Alex Mooney over David McKinley (who recently voted for the new infrastructure law) https://t.co/txXthlDFS6— POLITICO (@politico) November 15, 2021
Mooney on Metro News claims that McKinley cannot win the primary. . .
No subtlety here: One-third of the space in this weekend’s editorial pages was devoted to David McKinley's 2022 reelection campaign (and this followed two days of pro-McKinley coverage). Yesterday’s pages included an editorial, a McKinley op-ed, and a column by WV’s senators telling us all the good that will come from the infrastructure . . .
Should the emphasize be on investment and jobs or Narcissistic Joe?
(Note -- we've had some problems with the RSS notification feed. It now appears to be working. This article, like the previous one, was written yesterday and refers to that day's editions.)
Which is more important? Toyota to invest $240 million in WV or Joe Manchin upset that the proposed Build Back Better gives a tax break . . .