The Gazette Mail catches on while the Intelligencer continues to ignore
From an editorial in this morning's Charleston Gazette Mail:
Many observers hoped that Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., who is somewhat moderate, would rebel against her party in the Senate and save millions of Americans from losing care.
However, her office revealed last week that she will kill the ACA in a slightly . . .
This Wednesday at 6 PM
Dissent and Nonviolence Training Workshop
Date: June 14, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: YWCA, 11th and Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV
Conducted by: American Friends Service Committee
Sponsored by: West Virginia American Civil Liberties Union and Marchers Ohio Valley Empowered
"If it’s not one thing, it’s another"-- Congressman McKinley tells us that it's time to move on
This morning, Metro News reported that local congressman David McKinley believes that we are wasting time on distractions -- specifically, President Trump and former FBI Director James Comey:
McKinley believes . . .
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Capito apparently will abandon Medicaid (her only disagreement with her party is how long this will take)
Reading more on the senate health care proposal
It's being worked out in secret and it appears that it will be pushed through with little or no debate. Here is what Sarah Kliff at VoxCare wrote late yesterday:
Behind closed doors, Senate Republicans have worked out a path toward Obamacare repeal. The plans under . . .
(with important afternoon update)
On health care, Senator Shelley Moore Capito has consistently argued for continuing the Medicaid expansion instituted under Obamacare. As a result, political analysts usually put her on the list of Republican senators that would likely vote against a health care bill similar to the one passed by the House. Here, for example, is the senator on . . .
"Forget it, Jake. It's a Wheeling newspaper."
Covering the news
Editing out justification for the agreement
Last Thursday, President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement. On Friday morning, the Wheeling Intelligencer's coverage edited the Associated Press' report and removed the AP's explanation for why we had joined the Paris . . .
Catching-up on a week's worth of "newspapers"
Our "newspapers" help the Republicans launch their 2018 election campaign
McKinley for Congress! (Wednesday)
Wednesday's papers brought the news that David McKinley will not challenge Joe Manchin for his senate seat but instead will seek reelection in 2018.
What that means for the local . . .