“Earmarks . . . earmarks . . . Get your red-hot earmarks, right here!”
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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Does David McKinley get to bet on horse races after they’ve been run?
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Intelligencer ran an op-ed by the local congressman calling for Sarah Bloom Raskin’s withdrawal AFTER she had already withdrawn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 . . .
Our local Ogden “newspapers” continue their campaign for David McKinley’s reelection
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 . . .
The Wheeling Intelligencer continues to shill for Congressman David McKinley’s campaign
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 . . .
What goes around, comes around
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 . . .
December 23, 2021: The word “principled” is stripped of all meaning
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial on Senator Joe Manchin: “A Principled Man in the Senate”
From the editorial:
Manchin has been able to resist enormous pressure through this process precisely because he answers to West Virginians, and he knows it.
I'm curious. Does he answer all West Virginians or only those with whom he gets money from or agrees?
What about the Intelligencer and the . . .
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