An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register
WHEELING, W.Va. — Imagine an issue on which all four U.S. senators from West Virginia and Ohio — two Democrats and two Republicans — are in complete, cordial agreement.
You can stop scratching your head. There is such a coalition, and it includes 43 other senators of both parties. Sens. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va.; Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; Rob Portman, R-Ohio; and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, are on the list.
In a reasonable federal government, that level of bipartisan agreement ought to seal whatever deal the lawmakers are seeking.
It is an important one to hundreds of thousands of West Virginians and Ohioans, not to mention millions of other Americans. It may come down to whether they can get enough to eat…