The debates: candidates Morrisey and Manchin will meet twice
You may have already seen this but the first debate is October 14 in Wheeling and the second will be November 1 in the MetroNews studios in Morgantown. It appears that Hoppy Kercheval will moderate the Morgantown debate, but I could not find a moderator listed for the . . .
Later today: Donald Trump, Jr., Sean Spicer and Jason Miller to attend Morrisey fundraiser
According to The Hill:
Donald [Trump, Jr.] will host a fundraiser on Monday for West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R), who is challenging incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), a top target for Republicans this cycle. . . .
Manchin suggested to Politico that [Senate Minority Leader Charles] Schumer does not have any influence over whether or not he supports Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.
“I’ll be 71 years old in August, you’re going to whip me? Kiss my you know what,” Manchin told Politico, referring to whipping votes among . . .
Mike Myer may get the numbers right but does he care what happens to health care in West Virginia if the U.S. Supreme Court ends Obamacare?
In addition to discussing whether Senator Joe Manchin will support Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, today’s Mike Myer column wants to argue with the senator about how many West Virginians would be affected if the U.S. Supreme Court were to find Obamacare unconstitutional.
Myer quotes Manchin that 800,000 West Virginians would . . .
Political cartoonists, China/West Virginia "understanding," and the most recent West Virginia senatorial poll
Rob Rogers' political cartoons
Three weeks ago, I did a blog post about Rob Rogers, then Pittsburgh Post-Gazette political cartoonist, whose publisher and new editor wanted the P-G to be more pro-Trump. The pressure was put on Rogers, whose cartoons are known nationally, to soften his cartoons. He refused and was fired on June . . .
According to CNN, Joe Manchin leads in the just-released Monmouth Poll:
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin leads his Republican challenger Patrick Morrisey in the West Virginia Senate race, according to a Monmouth University poll released Wednesday. . . .
The survey shows Manchin with a 48% to 39% advantage over Morrisey, the . . .
He not only joined the "radical liberals," he led the charge
Morrisey attacks Manchin for joining the “radical liberals” in supporting the Keep Families Together Act
From WV Metro News:
In response to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s support of a bill to end a policy dividing families entering the country illegally, Manchin’s Republican opponent for Senate, West Virginia Attorney General . . .