"You can stand me up at the gates of hell but I won't back down”
Sorry, Steven Allen Adams and Ogden Newspapers, Senator Joe saved the good stuff for USA Today
From USA Today’s exclusive* interview with Senator Joe Manchin:
WASHINGTON – When Sen. Joe Manchin learned a throng of pro-Trump protestors was threatening to disrupt Congress' count of the Electoral College votes in the Capitol on Jan. 6, the 73-year-old, 6-foot-3 former football standout said he was not ready to . . .
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The Wheeling News-Register puts the PR back into news
There is not much that is newsworthy in the 2500 words of promotion for two of their political favorites
On the front page
Ogden’s political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, is back at work flacking for Ogden favorites, Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin.
'Workhorse' Capito Uses Her Voice in Washington
(You know the article is going to be a puff piece when “workhorse” shows . . .
Keeping up with West Virginia’s politicians
Justice, Manchin, Morrisey and Capito
Governor Justice was on MSNBC earlier today
It did not go well:
.@SRuhle asks WV Gov. Justice about signing a bill restricting transgender athletes.
Ruhle: "Can you give me one example of a transgender child trying to get an unfair advantage? Just one in your state, you signed a bill about it."
Justice: "No, I can't really tell you . . .
Reactions to the Chauvin verdict from West Virginia politicians and Fox News
With 4/22 update
How did WV’s elected officials respond to the decision in the Chauvin case?
There was nothing in today’s Ogden papers about their reaction and so I did some research. I could not find any response to the Chauvin verdict by our Republican House members: Mooney, Miller, and McKinley. Likewise, our Republican senator, Shelley Moore . . .
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Are the time’s a-changin’ for unions and Senator Manchin?
Good for you, Senator. But won’t the Republicans filibuster it?
Sen. Joe Manchin has thrown his support behind the PRO Act, union-backed legislation to promote labor organizing.— Kyle . . .
The PRO Act would block 'right-to-work' laws and impose tougher restrictions on companies seeking to prevent unionization efforts.https://t.co/rNWX4b86qj
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Leftovers from a Friday article on Joe Manchin’s views, interviews with state leaders (Democrats need not apply), and a columnist that argues Obama caused George Floyd’s death
Yes, it’s the Monday Wheeling Intelligencer
More Manchin stuff (none of it new)
Intelligencer stenographer Jocelyn King interviewed WV Senator Joe Manchin when he was in Wheeling last Thursday. Her story appeared in Friday’s local papers. (See two posts down.) Today, King tells us that Manchin also discussed the Democrat’s infrastructure bill and said that he would not be a . . .
Further proof that Joe Manchin’s “compromise” and “work with the other side” are about keeping himself at center stage
WV’s senior senator tells us more fairytales about the 2020 presidential elections and how the American Rescue Plan was passed
Manchin caters to Trump voters
Senator Manchin, yesterday, in an op-ed in The Washington Post explained why he will not vote to weaken the filibuster especially as it applies to Republican opposition to the For the People Act:
Our ultimate goal should be to restore bipartisan faith in our voting process by assuring all . . .