Shelley Wellons Moore Capito was born in the year 1953 and she was a Junior United States Senator. She had been a member for United States House of Representatives for the second congressional district of West Virginia. She worked here until the time she got elected to the United States Senate in the year 2014. She graduated from Duke University and from University of Virginia. She is a daughter of late Arch Moore who is the governor of West Virginia. Capito is known as an only republican who was in the congressional delegation of West Virginia and is the first woman who is a Republican and who has been elected to the West Virginia’s Congress. Capito got elected by the West Virginia to the Congress and it made her the first woman who ever been elected to this position in the history of US Senate from West Virginia. She was also the first Republican who was able to win the full term in a senate coming from West Virginia from the year 1942. Most of her votes came from the counties that are near Virginia borders alongside Pennsylvania and Ohio.
While in congress, she was been able to sponsor at least 113 pieces of legislation and this makes her to be most prolific federal legislator in the level of freshmen senator that were elected in the year 2014. She is a chairman over Subcommittee of Clean Air and Nuclear Safety and also for Subcommittee over the Legislative Branch. She is an only freshman Senator who has been able to chair the subcommittee over the most powerful Appropriations Committee. Shelley Wellons Moore Capito is a member of Main Street Partnership together with other three fellow republican senators and it includes John McCain. It focuses on the centric goals of the congress and the group is the same as the Blue Dog Democrats.
Shelley Wellons Moore Capito was born under the name of Shelley Wellons Moore in the city of Glen Dale, in West Virginia. She is a daughter of Arch Alfred Moore and Shelley. Arch served three terms like a Governor of the state. She got married and her husband is Charles L Capito. They have got three children, two sons, Moore and Charles and one daughter Shelley. She was featured in Vlog of Runner’s World under the section of I’m a Runner where she says that she has been distance running for more than 30 years.
Shelley Wellons Moore Capito has been successful in congress because of her bipartisanship and how she works through the ideological difference. She showed the willingness of voting against her own party when she voted against the tax breaks for the oil companies and she had supported the override of the veto of George W Bush. Together with Deb Fischer and Rob Portman, Capito is also the counsel of leadership of Mitch McConnell. It was said that Senator Capito may be the vice president contender for 2016 on the ticket of Republican. This is the rumor that also got amplified when she was among the senators who went to Washington D.C to meet Trump.