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  •  At least once, sometimes twice a day ... (4+ / 0-)

    I call my representative's office. The day after the shutdown started, I called and told them I would be calling in every single day until it's over. And that every single day I would be asking when she would show some sign of leadership, rather than hiding in the flock of sheep known as "establishment Republicans."

    She - Shelley Moore Capito - is giving up her House seat to run for Jay Rockefeller's Senate seat next year, and she's generally seen as a lock to win.

    But I've told the staff every time I call that if Shelley thinks that she can simply camouflage her lack of spine and no one will notice next year on the campaign trail, I will do everything I can to dog her heels and hang her actions - inactions - irresponsibility - around her neck.

    West Virginia's new motto: Ex Os, Ex Mens (go look it up)

    by blonde moment on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 04:59:36 AM PDT

    •  She's one of the House reps with a zero rating (1+ / 0-)
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      JerryNA

      on the Progressive scale, a proprietary database I compile and maintain and she sponsored very few bills this year.

      She's actually in the same category as my rep according to data.  Rightwing non-leader.  I don't follow the politics of the state and I don't know Capito's bio.  But by comparison, I don't anyone would ever imagine Matt Salmon running for state-wide office.  

      There is no existence without doubt.

      by Mark Lippman on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 01:23:14 PM PDT

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