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Jenkins Statement on Alpha Layoffs

Jenkins Statement on Alpha Coal Job Layoffs HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – “Over 250 West Virginia families are sitting around their kitchen tables tonight worrying how they’re going to make ends meet after Nick Rahall and Barack Obama destroyed their livelihoods. Several hundred more have now been told they are likely to lose their jobs the day before…

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New Jenkins TV Ad: “Helmet”

New Jenkins Ad “Helmet” Rahall: Phony ads, sleazy attacks, Black Lung hypocrite HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Jenkins for Congress began airing a new television spot (“Helmet”) today, backed by a six-figure broadcast and cable buy in the Beckley-Bluefield and Charleston-Huntington media markets. “Helmet” highlights just how phony and “sleazy” (as the Washington Post put it this morning)…

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WV Coal Assn Endorses Evan Jenkins

West Virginia Coal Association Endorses Evan Jenkins Devastating Blow to Rahall’s Campaign HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Coal Association endorsed WV-03 challenger Evan Jenkins in a letter sent to his campaign this weekend, dealing a devastating blow to incumbent Nick Rahall’s campaign. The bipartisan group endorsed the re-elections of Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin…

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National Right to Life Committee Endorses Jenkins

National Right to Life Committee Endorses Jenkins HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The National Right to Life Committee, the nation’s oldest and the largest national pro-life organization, has endorsed Sen. Evan Jenkins for Congress in West Virginia’s Third District. In their endorsement letter, the National Right to Life Committee called Sen. Jenkins a “strong advocate for life.”…

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Jenkins Airs 2 New TV Ads

Jenkins Airs Two New TV Ads “Respect” and “Lights” Contrast Jenkins and Rahall on Coal HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Jenkins for Congress began airing two new television spots this week, backed by an initial broadcast and cable buy of $60,000 in the Beckley-Bluefield and Charleston-Huntington media markets. “Respect” focuses on Jenkins’ support of coal workers’ jobs,…

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