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Reading the Sunday opinion section

Getting behind Trump

Draining the swamp

Mike Myer becomes a Trump true-believer

Today's Mike Myer column, "Fear Real For Swamp Critters," is about defending Trump and to that end, he wants to talk about Trump's efforts to "drain the swamp":

Both Republican and Democrat leaders first underestimated Trump, . . .

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July 23, 2017

What's Congressman McKinley been doing?

"I know I need a small vacation" (Jim Webb)

Pushing important legislation

Otherwise, staying out of the news and getting ready for the month-long August recess

I googled the . . .

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Posted in: david mckinley

July 11, 2017

Rep. David McKinley's busy Fourth of July and his unchallenged thoughts on Medicaid/health care

Representative McKinley speaks to a huge throng at Palantine Park

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(photo credit -- Mountaineers for Progress via The Daily Anthenaeum)

From Douglas Soule in yesterday's online edition of West Virginia University's student newspaper, The Daily Anthenaeum:

Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., visited . . .

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July 06, 2017

Congressman McKinley in the news

"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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June 12, 2017

Did I miss anything?

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 . . .

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June 04, 2017

Manchin's been talking (exclusively) to Breitbart -- what have Capito and McKinley been doing?

Capito on Trump's Russian connections -- bravely not taking a stand

I googled Shelley Moore Capito and Russia and could not find any comments by Capito that dealt with the recent media revelations dealing with the Trump administration and Russia. Earlier this month McClatchy asked her about the formation of a special select . . .

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May 29, 2017

Rep. McKinley makes up stuff about the American Health Care Act

And WV Public Broadcasting's Scott Finn lets him get away with it

On Friday, local congressman David McKinley did an extended interview with Scott Finn of West Virginia Public Broadcasting. (The article about the interview says that coverage of the 21+ minute interview was part of this morning's newscast.) Most of the interview (which you can listen to here) dealt with the recently-passed American . . .

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May 15, 2017

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