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The coronavirus and American labor

Opening the economy while waging war on workers: Is there a better way?

Note -- Silvrback has alerted me that the RSS notification did not go out on yesterday's post on Michigan's governor and her critics (including the Wheeling News-Register). See the next post down.

The big picture from the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent

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May 12, 2020

Today, most of the nation read about the growth of Trump’s executive power

Not so in Wheeling -- we learned about the Democratic Party’s radicalism

National papers

This morning, the front-page headlines at major American newspaper featured at Kiosko.net covered the concerns over President Trump’s actions in the Roger Stone case and his continuing abuse of power. For example:

The Washington Post:

Trump tests limits of executive power in settling scores

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February 13, 2020

Putting on a different mask: despite what they say, they're still climate change deniers

Today’s paper says nothing about the EPA’s new methane rules, and it attacks Bernie Sanders’ motive instead of dealing with his climate change plan

Methane? What methane?

This morning, major papers across the United States gave front-page coverage to yesterday’s important story on the environmental impact of the EPA’s decision to weaken its methane rules.

From the New York Times:

EPA to Weaken Control on Gas Tied to Warming

The Washington . . .

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August 30, 2019

Health care: West Virginia, Joe Manchin, and the possibility of single-payer

The Affordable Care Act increased the number of West Virginian’s with health insurance in 2016

From the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy:

The data on health insurance coverage showed that 96,000 West Virginians lacked health insurance in 2016, a decrease of 12,000 from 2015. In 2016, 94.7 percent of West . . .

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September 13, 2017

What's Senator Joe been doing?

On the role of Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Party

Manchin wants Sanders to help with protests at town hall meetings

While Republicans have garnered most of the attention with their town hall meetings, some Democrats have also had to deal with protests at their meetings. As the Washington Post reported:

But . . .

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February 25, 2017

Exit polls on the West Virginia Democratic presidential primary

Some interesting questions

Will Trump win big in West Virginia in November? It would appear so. From the ABC News exit poll:

West Virginia Democratic voters were among least liberal so far this year; fewer than half said they were liberals, vs. an average of 62 percent in previous Democratic contests. And in one last notable result, about a third in . . .

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May 12, 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

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