Capito PR today, Capehart PR yesterday: This is what passes for news?
With accompanying picture, today’s Shelley Moore Capito article covers half of the front page. There is no news in the article and the article is filled with bland statements such as:
. . .
Capito indicated she is happy with the Republican party’s platform at this point in time, and she hopes that it continues going forward.
The state’s stenographers were kept busy this week
On Thursday, West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito held another online press conference. Surveying the media landscape, I found different sources covering different aspects of the conference. For instance, Ogden Newspapers’ Steven Allen Adams gave local readers a front-page story on her co-sponsorship of the . . .
Senator Shelley Moore Capito: leave the abortion decision to the states
Here was Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent abortion decision. In it, Capito clearly stated that the decision should be left to the states:
My statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s . . .
Senator Joe Manchin on the abortion decision
From his congressional website:
“I am deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court has voted to . . .
Has Senator Capito learned anything from the January 6 hearings?
Last Friday, WVVA reported:
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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) shared her thoughts on the House of Representatives’ first three January 6th Select Committee hearings on Friday.
“I think we’re learning things that we hadn’t heard,” said Capito.
No word from West Virginia’s senators
From the Washington Post:
Senators strike bipartisan gun deal, heralding potential breakthrough, but falling short of tougher measures sought by Biden https://t.co/eMwXIj79ME— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 12, 2022
Some details from CNN:
Ten GOP senators sign onto a statement backing an outline of a guns . . .
Finally, Senator Capito comments on gun legislation
Last month, Ogden Newspapers' political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, wrote a PR piece on West Virginia's Senator Shelley Moore Capito. (I believe he is required to do one every month.) The front-page article told us:
Shelley Moore Capito Stays Busy in Washington
As is often the case with Adams' Capito . . .