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Want to know how Democrats and Republicans differ on the climate change issue in WV’s 1st congressional district (or, for that matter, any other congressional district)?

Check out this great interactive map from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

I last wrote about the Yale Program back in 2015. Here is a recent addition to the research. It features polling on climate change questions that can be read on an interactive map by states, counties, and congressional districts. For instance, with a few clicks, you can check-out the views of the citizens of WV’s 1st district represented by . . .

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September 17, 2019

Congressman McKinley: the two biggest retailers in the state of West Virginia are responding to the gun crisis, when will you?

First Walmart, now Kroger reacts to gun violence

The headline from the Washington Post earlier today:

Following Walmart’s lead, Kroger asks customers not to openly carry firearms in stores

It begins:

Kroger followed Walmart in asking customers not to display their firearms in stores located in “open carry” states, becoming the latest big chain to . . .

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September 04, 2019

Will the real David McKinley please stand up?

The congressman says different things about red flag laws in different parts of his congressional district but no one at an Ogden call him out on it

Five days ago, the Wheeling News-Register’s front page featured this story about West Virginia’s 1st District congressman:

McKinley Backs ‘Red Flag’ Gun Regulations

McKinley, of course, was following President Trump’s lead and our local Republican paper was more than willing to publicize how one of its favorites . . .

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August 23, 2019

Hey, WTRF: When Congressman McKinley comes around for his free campaign promo segment, why don’t you surprise him and ask some real questions?

I’ve thought of a few gun-related questions if you can’t think of any

Whenever David McKinley (WV-1) is back in town, we can usually assume that local Wheeling TV station WTRF will give him a couple of challenge-free minutes to spout whatever he wants promoted. (See here and here for recent examples.) Today starts the second week of the House’s six-week recess and my hunch is that we are just days away from the . . .

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August 05, 2019

How did our elected representatives respond to Trump's racism?

To no one's surprise, Representative McKinley blames the Democrats

From WV Metro News

McKinley said Trump has been “under relentless pressure” from Democrats and reporters, which led to “his inarticulate and counterproductive response” on Twitter.

McKinley also suggested:

Both sides . . .

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July 17, 2019

How can you tell that Congress is in recess?

Answer: Congressman David McKinley shows up for his 90 seconds of free airtime on local station WTRF knowing that no one will ask him a tough question

Yes, McKinley’s back, this time telling WTRF and its viewers on Thursday what a great idea the Use It Act (of which he is a co-sponsor) is:

7News sat down with West Virginia Congressman David McKinley to learn more about new legislation that’s in the making in Washington.

It’s called the Use It Act, which deals with keeping . . .

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July 05, 2019

Giving our local congressman credit

David McKinley was one of only 34 Republicans to break with Trump and vote for the disaster aid package

From CBS News:

The House of Representatives passed a disaster aid package Friday, over the opposition of President Trump. Mr. Trump and some other Republicans bristled at the funding designated for Puerto Rico in the bill, arguing that the territory has already received too much assistance in the aftermath of the catastrophic . . .

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