Titled ‘The More Y’all Know’, the ongoing series of short clips highlights Capito’s voting record on Medicare, Equal Pay and Pell Grants
The More Y’all Know - Episode 1, Equal Pay for Equal Work 💫
The More Y’all Know - Episode 1 💫 Do you know that Shelley Moore Capito has voted against equal pay for women three times? I will always fight for equal pay for equal work.Chip in today and help me retire Shelley and her outdated ideas!👉https://bit.ly/2y3QZkxPosted by Paula Jean Swearengin on Thursday, May 14, 2020
The More Y’all Know - Episode 2, Medicare cuts 💫
Did you now Shelley Moore Capito voted to privatize Medicare and turn it into a voucher program?⠀We need to expand Medicare, not privatize it. When I am your Senator, I promise to fight like hell to get every single American the healthcare they need.⠀#MedicareforAll #M4a #WVPrimary⠀👉https://bit.ly/2AAQsr7Posted by Paula Jean Swearengin on Monday, May 18, 2020
The More Y’all Know - Episode 3, Pell Grant Funding 💫
Did you know Shelley Moore Capito voted to cut billions of dollars from the Pell Grant Program?As a mother and grandmother, I believe we have to invest in our children’s education, from preschool to college and trade school. When I am your U.S. Senator, I will fight to keep the Pell Grant program going strong while we work to enact debt-free public college.#pellgrant #debtfreecollege #WVprimaryPosted by Paula Jean Swearengin on Wednesday, May 20, 2020
COAL CITY, WV – US Senate Candidate Paula Jean Swearengin is taking on Senator Shelley Moore Capito in a new bite-sized video series called “The More Y’all Know.” Focused on Capito’s voting record and showcases the stark contrast in policy stances between the two women.
“Did you know that Shelley Moore Capito has voted against women’s rights for Equal Pay three times?” Swearengin asks in the first episode. “I will always stand for women to have equal rights.”
Swearenegin, who has pledged to refuse all Dark Money and run a people-powered campaign, has outraised all her primary opponents in small-dollar donations, according to FEC filings. She’s running on a platform that includes Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, and debt-free public education.
The first three Episodes can be found here.
The West Virginia Democratic primary is slated for June 9, 2020.
Democrat Paula Jean Swearengin is a coal miner’s daughter and granddaughter who has been fighting for clean water, clean air and a diverse economy for the Appalachian community for decades. Swearengin is fighting for bold policies that diversify West Virginia’s economy including the Federal Jobs Guarantee, and the Reclaim Act that would renew abandoned coal towns and bring more jobs and small businesses to West Virginia. She supports federal funding and grants to rebuild and expand infrastructure, create statewide broadband and entice new industry to West Virginia.
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