Shelley Moore Capito

(Shelley Wellons Moore Capito)

Shelley Moore Capito
Shelley Moore Capito
  • Born: November 26, 1953
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

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Shelley Wellons Moore Capito is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from West Virginia since 2015. A Republican, she is the daughter of three-term West Virginia governor Arch Alfred Moore Jr. She was the U.S. Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district from 2001 until her election to the Senate. She is the current dean of West Virginia's congressional delegation.

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Being a good listener is more than just being quiet. It's reflecting back on what you're hearing. It's processing the information to formulate a question, a comment or a speech.
Being nice doesn't necessarily mean you're weak. You can be nice and be strong at the same time. That's a character trait that we need more in Washington. Time
Having a thick skin doesn't mean that you're hard or harsh. I was lucky because I was born with a thick skin. That doesn't mean that things don't bother me, but you have to keep it in perspective.
I hate raising money. It diverts you from what your real task is: to be a representative. You're diverted into preservation when you really want to spend your time and energy making a better state and a better country - which is the reason you ran in the first place. Time ;Money, Coins & Minting
No matter what your decisions are, no matter what your votes are, if you're not playing by the rules, you're taking a big risk.
People let their guard down a little more when they're eating.
Those old adages - you attract more with honey; do unto others - are true. You can get attention by being acerbic or mean or making a bizarre comment. But by being nice, being empathetic, building relationships and listening, people begin to recognize that you're thoughtful and respectful of their position.
What I find with my fellow female members of Congress is that we tend to work very hard. While we're very focused, we can also multitask a lot better. Work, Workers & The Labor Force

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