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January 14, 2013 11:31 AM Rocky Gone; Never Did Have To Spend It All

Jay Rockefeller announced that he will not seek another term. He was going to have a tough time winning it, perhaps; Republicans had already recruited a tough challenger, Shelley Moore Capito. And of course West Virginia has been increasingly Republican lately,...

By Jonathan Bernstein

January 04, 2013 11:30 AM Not Nice Work If You Can Get It: Good Luck to Senator Mikulski

The continually growing presence of women in Congress — now for the first time breaking into triple digits — is getting deserved attention. Another historic first of the 113th Congress: Senator Barbara Mikulski has become the first woman to Chair...

By Keith Humphreys

October 27, 2011 2:30 PM What Some Rich States Could Learn From a Well-Managed Poor State

I was born and reared in West Virginia but now live in California. The contrast between the economies of the two states could not be more stark. West Virginians (who thank God that Arkansas and Mississippi sometimes keep us from...

By Keith Humphreys