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Senator Capito, do you approve of the president’s actions?

Bounties in Afghanistan

From The New York Times:

Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops, Intelligence Says

It begins:

American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants . . .

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June 27, 2020

Today’s Wheeling “newspapers” donate almost 1300 words to Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s reelection campaign

It's the least they could do for an Ogden favorite

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The Ogden Newspaper effort

It’s easily the largest article in either of today’s paper. The front-page story

Sen. Capito Urges Support For Senate Police Reform Bill

is by Ogden’s political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, and it . . .

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June 18, 2020

The title on today’s syndicated column by George F. Will: “Trump must be removed. So must his congressional enablers.” (with afternoon Capito update)

The columnist is a regular on the Wheeling Intelligencer’s editorial page, but will local readers see this column?

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George F. Will is a conservative columnist who is regularly featured locally in the Wheeling Intelligencer. Today’s recently-posted column by Will is about Republicans who have uncritically allowed the President to do as he pleases:

The nation’s downward spiral into acrimony and sporadic anarchy has had many causes . . .

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June 02, 2020

Reading the last (actual) Sunday Wheeling News-Register

The News-Register announced on its front page that, following in the footsteps of other Ogden newspapers, today will be last time readers will receive their Sunday paper on Sunday. Henceforth, local readers will receive it on Saturday even though it will be called the Sunday News-Register. (Yeah, I know.) Additionally, the Monday . . .

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May 24, 2020

What has Senator Shelley Moore Capito been doing lately?

Watch Senator Capito put “aggressive pressure” on EPA chief and former Murray Energy lobbyist, Andrew Wheeler

(Unfortunately, because Wheeler is shot from the waist-up, we do not see him shaking in his boots.)

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May 21, 2020

Yes, Senator Capito, Trump has learned his lesson

More bribery from our president and silence from our senator

Back in February, after Republican senators found Trump innocent of trying to shakedown the Ukraine to get them to investigate the Biden family, West Virginia’s Shelley Moore Capito excused the president's behavior by suggesting that he just needed to be a bit more careful in how he phrased things:

"I think he's . . .

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May 20, 2020

Wow! That's quite an honor, Shelley

From CBS News:

The White House released the names of the . . .

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April 16, 2020

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