Thunder On the Mountain: Matthew M. Neely of West Virginia

Thunder On the Mountain: Matthew M. Neely of West Virginia

By Ray Hill Matthew Mansfield Neely may be the most resilient politician in our nation’s history.  Perhaps the only person in recorded history who made a better comeback than Neely was Lazarus and while Lazarus came back from the dead only once,  Neely came back from political death repeatedly. M. M. Neely was born November […]

The Unknown Congressman

The Unknown Congressman

Tom Murray of Tennessee By Ray Hill Lest anyone believes being elected to Congress is glamorous and allows one to bask in the limelight of attention by the press and the public, there are far more congressmen slogging through the daily chores that make up a congressman’s day.  Even today one only has to listen […]

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