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Jim Justice

  1. bad ideas
    What the Hell Is Vexit?A native of western Virginia tries to explain.
  2. 2020 gubernatorial elections
    Good News for Democrats: Manchin to Stay in SenateHad Manchin run for and won back his old gubernatorial gig, his Senate seat might have soon flipped to Republicans.
  3. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Breaks Down the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike on Late Night“The part of them that is capable of fear was burned away years ago by terrible teachers’ lounge coffee.”
  4. West Virginia Teachers’ Strike Continues As State Senate Drags Feet on DealA tentative deal reached by the governor and two unions did not persuade strikers to come back to work, and apparently for good reason.
  5. Scheme to Get Republicans a 53rd Senate Seat Collapses As Manchin Stays PutA rumored game of musical chairs had Perry going to DHS, Manchin to Energy, and a West Virginia Republican to the Senate. But in the end nobody moved.
  6. There May Not Be As Many ‘Trump Democrats’ As Previously ImaginedThe obsession with “Obama-Trump voters” showing the fatal Democratic weakness in 2016 may be based on imaginary party-switchers voting GOP as usual.
  7. West Virginia’s Marginally Democratic Governor Flips to the GOPIn a surprise timed to coincide with a Trump appearance in his state, Jim Justice switched parties, giving the GOP 34 governorships — for the moment.