Alex Mooney easily defeated David McKinley for the new West Virginia #2 Republican nomination. Mooney won 54% to 36%. McKinley carried only three counties: Ohio by 28%, Marshall by 9%, and Pleasants by only 1%. Even worse, had the election just been held in McKinley’s old WV #1, he still would have lost to Alex Mooney by 4.4%.
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A look at how WV’s representatives are bringing home the bacon
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary tells us that an earmark is
a provision in Congressional legislation that allocates a specified amount of money for a specific project, program, or organization.
The New York Times recently reviewed and published its findings on 2022 congressional earmarks. It found:
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Today, the Wheeling Intelligencer ran an op-ed by the local congressman calling for Sarah Bloom Raskin’s withdrawal AFTER she had already withdrawn
Yesterday afternoon, one of President Biden’s Federal Reserve Board of Governors’ nominees, Sarah Bloom Raskin, withdrew her name for consideration. The event happened early enough in the day that today’s Wheeling Intelligencer ran an AP article on her decision on page 8:
Embattled Federal Reserve Pick Raskin Withdraws . . .
This weekend’s Wheeling News-Register carried this article by Ogden’s political reporter, Steven Allen Adams:
Even with a looming primary election that could decide who represents the northern half of the state in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman David McKinley still has work to do working with West Virginia leaders to move . . .
Today’s paper include a rewrite of a McKinley press release and their political reporter’s coverage of “a document being circulated”
A McKinley press release posing as news
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer continues its efforts to help David McKinley secure the Republican nomination in West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District with this front-page article:
McKinley Wants to Revive National Coal Council
In the article’s first sentence, . . .
Color me doubtful, but I doubt we’ll soon see a Wheeling Intelligencer front-page interview with Alex Mooney explaining the unfairness of David McKinley’s most recent commercial
The front page of yesterday's Wheeling Intelligencer featured Congressman David McKinley defending himself against accusations made in a political ad from his Republican primary opponent, Alex Mooney. (See previous post.) On page 5 of this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer, you can find this report from Ogden’s political reporter about a . . .
How dare Alex Mooney accuse David McKinley of being a Nancy Pelosi supporter!
McKinley given front-page space to defend himself against his opponent’s political ad
The Alex Mooney/David McKinley race for the nomination in West Virginia’s 2nd congressional district is heating up. Mooney has placed ads in West Virginia media and even some out-of-state media (where at least some of the money is wasted). Here is a . . .