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Senator gives students insight into Supreme Court nomination


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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito talks to 11th grader Kylene Young Friday afternoon at Martinsburg High School
(Journal photo by Ron Agnir)

MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va, visited Martinsburg High School Friday to teach a civics class about the U.S. Supreme Court nomination process.

Martinsburg High School’s principal, Trent Sherman, invited Capito to visit the school to teach the government course after he met her this fall.

Capito began her lecture by introducing herself to the students and providing them with some of her history. Capito, elected to the Senate in 2014, is the first West Virginia woman to serve in the Senate. She also served for 14 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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