Are there any lessons for West Virginia?
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John Fetterman wins PA primary
This article in this morning’s Salon nicely sums up last . . .
Predictable: without any evidence, WV’s Republican leadership quickly blames Democrats for the Supreme Court leak
At this point, the person who leaked the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion has not been identified. How, then, did any of the following West Virginia Republicans know who revealed the decision?
First up was WV’s Treasurer, Riley Moore. Without any evidence, Moore quickly blamed the Democrats. (Notice his definitive . . .
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Republican senators—including Collins and Murkowski—have already joined with Joe Manchin to block codification of abortion rights at the federal level. If the right to choose is to be saved, it will be an urgent state-by-state struggle that begins NOW!— John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) May 4, 2022
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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West Virginia’s Shelley Moore Capito speaks out on Putin/the Ukraine and Biden nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson
Senator Capito “talks tough” on Putin but has nothing to say about one of his biggest fans
Here is WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito, on Wednesday:
West Virginia Republican Senator Shelley Moore-Capito warns if Russian President Vladimir Putin can kill innocent women and children — he can do anything. . . .
Capito . . .
Send in the stenographers
Here is West Virginia senator, Shelley Moore Capito, explaining her reaction to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine to local channel 9 news:
A number of observers have pointed to Manchin's and Senate Republican's vote on the child tax credit and its effect upon on child poverty in this country:
The US figured out how to slash child poverty.
We are just choosing not to do so.
More specifically, Joe Manchin and 50 Republican Senators are choosing to . . .