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Senator Capito: who is the Navigable Waters Protection Rule protecting?

It certainly doesn't look like consumers

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January 24, 2020

More hypocrisy from Senator Capito

Is she giving her “undivided attention” and listening “acutely” during the impeachment trial? You be the judge

From Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s op-ed in this morning’s Bluefield Daily Telegraph:

Impeachment is a serious issue that deserves the Senate’s undivided attention, and my colleagues and I intend to treat this process as such and perform our constitutional duty.

But here is Michael McAuliff, political reporter . . .

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January 24, 2020

You actually expected me to keep my promise on a term limit?

West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey adds his name to the long list of term limit hypocrites

Here is Patrick Morrisey’s position on term limits in January of 2015 as reported by the Huntington Herald-Dispatch:

Morrisey defeated five-term incumbent Darrell McGraw in 2012 to become the first Republican attorney general in West Virginia since 1933. Vowing not to serve any more than two terms, Morrisey said he thinks it . . .

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January 22, 2020

Thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day from the Narcissist-in-Chief and his enablers

President Trump explaining why the day is important

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January 21, 2020

Team David: Congressman McKinley and the Wheeling News-Register launch his reelection campaign

Today’s paper carries the congressman’s op-ed bragging about all the accomplishments that “we” (he and his office staff) were able to accomplish

Ogden’s efforts to re-elect local congressman David McKinley began today as the News-Register published McKinley’s first op-ed of the new year:

Behind the Headlines, Things Got Done in Washington

McKinley tells us early on:

Behind all of the blaring national headlines, there were notable bipartisan . . .

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January 19, 2020

The calendar reads 2020 but it sure looks like 1984 (with update)

From the front page of today's Washington Post: "National Archives exhibit blurs images critical of President Trump"

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Today’s Washington Post has an important story about how the National Archives is rewriting history:

The large color photograph that greets visitors to a National Archives exhibit celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage shows a massive crowd filling Pennsylvania Avenue NW for the Women’s March on Jan. 21, 2017, . . .

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January 18, 2020

News and tweets from around the web

Trump's lawbreaking, a member of his family proves she's in the right family, and another Christian voice speaks out

“But he didn’t break any law.” Really?

Here’s an important AP article you won’t find* in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer:

Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid

It begins:

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to . . .

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January 17, 2020

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