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By ASHLEY HARTMAN | July 28, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito was the special guest Saturday afternoon as the Berkeley County Republican Party held its annual Ronald Reagan Day Picnic. "Boy, we got our hands full in Washington, D.C., right now ... and we're standing as firm as we can without the numbers," said Capito, R-W.Va. "Nothing is more important than keeping people rolling on an off year. " Capito spoke about key political issues, including the war in Iraq, illegal immigration, lowering taxes and national security.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 27, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito on Friday announced $850,000 in federal spending has been earmarked for projects in the Eastern Panhandle, including $500,000 for the City of Martinsburg's Raleigh Street road construction project. The Republican lawmaker's announcement comes one week after U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., said he allocated $10 million for the W.Va. 9 widening project and increased West Virginia's federal allocation for highway construction by $26 million to $356.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 28, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito on Friday announced $850,000 in federal spending has been earmarked for projects in the Eastern Panhandle, including $500,000 for the City of Martinsburg's Raleigh Street road construction project. The Republican lawmaker's announcement comes one week after U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., said he allocated $10 million for the W.Va. 9 widening project and increased West Virginia's federal allocation for highway construction by $26 million to $356.
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by DAVE McMILLION | January 31, 2003
charlestown@herald-mail.com SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito climbed into a car used for high-speed road maneuvering exercises at the Summit Point Automotive Research Center Thursday morning to get a better feel for the track's ongoing anti-terrorism training. Employees of government agencies such as the U.S. State Department receive evasive driver's training at the 10-turn asphalt racetrack to help protect them from possible terrorist attacks. To handle increasing demand for the training, owners of the track are expanding the course by 8,700 feet at a cost of $5.6 million.
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by TARA REILLY | October 4, 2006
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito said she was appalled by former lawmaker Mark Foley's sexually explicit messages to underage male pages, calling his actions "despicable. " Capito, R-W.Va., is a member of the House Page Board. "Mark Foley's disgraceful lies and repulsive behavior have stained this institution, but we must not let it harm the future of this great program for our nation's young people," Capito said in a written statement released Monday. Foley, of Florida, resigned abruptly Friday over the sexually explicit e-mails and instant messages to young male pages, The Associated Press has reported.
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November 5, 2008
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginians gave Jay Rockefeller a fifth term in the U.S. Senate despite a spirited challenge from a Republican businessman. Rockefeller was part of a clean sweep of incumbents in the state's congressional delegation, including Republican U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, who hung on in the face of big Democratic gains across the country. In the closely contested 2nd District, four-term incumbent Capito held off against Anne Barth, a former longtime aide to Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | July 31, 2012
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito and fellow Republicans celebrated the grand opening of their “victory office” Tuesday in Martinsburg, which they will use to spur voters to turn out for their candidates in the Nov. 6 general election. “It's not getting everybody out to vote. It's getting the people that are going to vote your way out,” Capito said in an interview at the newly opened campaign office at 110 N. Queen St.  “So, we have to identify those voters - it's not rocket science.” Yet, Capito said the party also intends to “get a little more scientific” about trying to identify likely voters, how they feel about certain issues and how strongly they feel about voting.
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May 6, 2008
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., watches Nathan Emery take a picture of the flag that Capito gave to the Bedington Ruritan Club on Monday in honor of its 50th anniversary. Nathan, 13, is the club's youngest member.
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December 9, 2003
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Federal funding for a chemistry lab at the Shepherd College Community and Technical College cleared a major hurdle Monday, according to U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito. Capito, R-W,Va., announced Monday that the Community and Technical College is in line to receive $100,000 to build a chemistry laboratory on the Martinsburg campus for students taking part in the paramedic training program. Currently, students taking part in certain programs in Martinsburg must commute to Shepherdstown, W.Va.
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by DAVE McMILLION | October 12, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Wednesday night's debate between U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito and Democratic challenger Mike Callaghan was light on fireworks, but offered spirited discussion on issues such as the war in Iraq, the Congressional page controversy and other issues. Spectators packed the auditorium at Martinsburg High School to hear Capito, R-W.Va., and Callaghan give their arguments about why they should be allowed to represent West Virginia's second district in the House of Representatives.
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