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It’s a good thing that the extraction industries no longer control West Virginia politics!

Riley Moore, the grandson of Arch Moore and nephew of Shelley Moore Capito will hold a fundraiser this week in Charleston and guess who's invited

From Phil Kabler’s “Statehouse Beat” in Sunday's Charleston Gazette-Mail:

State treasurer candidate Riley Moore is having a fundraiser in Charleston Feb. 13, with an interesting lineup of special guests, event chairs and committee members.

Most eye-catching is that Murray Energy PAC, the political arm of the bankrupt . . .

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February 10, 2020

A star is born!

Another weekend, another Riley Moore article

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Yes, it's another weekend and time for yet another Ogden article about their new favorite, Riley Moore, candidate for West Virginia state treasurer.

What's the reason for the article?

He visited Wheeling sometime this past week.

How does it begin?

As with the previous two articles, we . . .

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December 07, 2019

Ogden Newspapers adds another politician to its stable of favorites

More love for the descendants of Arch Moore*

A year ago, the Sunday Wheeling News-Register published a front-page article about Riley Moore, Senator Capito’s nephew and grandson of former West Virginia governor, Arch Moore. As I wrote then:

Ogden political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, and the News-Register have outdone themselves with one of the longest front-page stories . . .

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December 01, 2019

Today’s Wheeling News-Register features 1500 words on a Republican House of Delegates incumbent from WV’s Eastern Panhandle who lost by 12%. For those of us who live in WV’s Northern Panhandle, how is this news?

Answer: it’s Shelley Moore Capito’s nephew!

Ogden political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, and the News-Register have outdone themselves with one of the longest front-page stories this year and it’s about a non-local candidate who lost by over 800 votes earlier this month. (The article looks to be a shoo-in for the “Worst News Article of the Year Award” -- especially with two-time . . .

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November 25, 2018

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