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You actually expected me to keep my promise on a term limit?

West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey adds his name to the long list of term limit hypocrites

Here is Patrick Morrisey’s position on term limits in January of 2015 as reported by the Huntington Herald-Dispatch:

Morrisey defeated five-term incumbent Darrell McGraw in 2012 to become the first Republican attorney general in West Virginia since 1933. Vowing not to serve any more than two terms, Morrisey said he thinks it . . .

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January 22, 2020

From around the net: A look at some recent fracking stories that impact our area

Cancer Alley?

Yesterday’s U.S. edition of The Guardian asks the question:

Will a push for plastics turn Appalachia into next ‘Cancer Alley’?

From early in the article:

At a time when scientists warn humans must stop pulling fossil fuels out of the ground and spewing plastics into the . . .

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October 12, 2019

Zero: The sum total of articles in today’s Wheeling Intelligencer about the arrest of Rudy Giuliani’s buddies or their contribution to WV AG Morrisey’s PAC (with afternoon update)

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The ties to West Virginia attorney general Patrick Morrisey's PAC (see previous post) are a front-page story in the Charleston paper, on the WV Metro News site, and the featured article on WV Public’s website. Of note, the Inter-Mountain, another Ogden West Virginia paper, listed it’s coverage by Ogden political reporter, Steven . . .

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October 11, 2019

West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey’s PAC among the recipients of campaign money from the two “friends” of Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who were arrested today

Nothing on our local Ogden papers’ web page but the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s Jake Zukerman and WV Public’s Dave Mistich are covering it

From the Charleston Gazette-Mail:

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October 10, 2019

Obamacare is declared unconstitutional but more importantly, our local community college has regained ownership of a city lot

Who said the Wheeling Intelligencer's front page doesn't cover the news that’s important to West Virginians?

Yesterday’s news event with the largest impact upon West Virginians was undoubtedly the ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the entirety of Obamacare was unconstitutional. (Hundreds of thousands of West Virginians will lose their health insurance if the ruling is upheld.) Here are the related front-page headlines from major U.S. . . .

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December 15, 2018

Why Manchin won

Pollsters, pundits and a personal view

It certainly wasn't a landslide (4%) but Joe Manchin won reelection.

What did the exit polls find?

The Manchin-Morrisey election was decided by voters 39 and under, said professional pollster Rex Repass. Manchin won 60 percent of these voters, according to exit polling by Edison Research.

In all other age . . .

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November 08, 2018

Some thoughts on tonight's Manchin-Morrisey debate

A summary of Republican Patrick Morrisey's answers: Hillary Clinton. That's no exaggeration, I think he said her name at least 50 times. Joe Manchin's best response all night was when he pointed out that "Hillary Clinton is not on the ballot."

A summary of incumbent Democrat Joe Manchin's answers: . . .

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November 01, 2018

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