Capito Calls For Border Security, Clarifies Senate Votes

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., delivered a speech in Martinsburg calling for increased security at the U.S.-Mexico border and clarifying her recent votes on the Senate floor.

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Manchin Floats National Emergency Declaration For Border After Bill Failed

Pictured here at the United States Capitol in 2023, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., called upon President Joe Biden to declare a national emergency over rising migration at the southern border.

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Us & Them: Larry Bellorín’s Unwritten Song

Larry Bellorín is a musician from Venezuela, who is seeking asylum in the U.S. He thought his musical career was in the past until he met Joe Troop, a GRAMMY-nominated musician and North Carolina native who introduced Larry to the folk music and traditions of Appalachia, which seemed quite similar to the joropo he played in Venezuela. Their duo, Larry & Joe, is the realization of a dream for both musicians. It’s also a reminder for Larry of what — and who — he had to leave behind.

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