Rep. Shelley Moore CapitoShelley Wellons Moore CapitoAmerica is in desperate need of infrastructure investment: Senate highway bill a step in the right direction On The Money: Economy adds 164K jobs in July | Trump signs two-year budget deal, but border showdown looms | US, EU strike deal on beef exports Trump border fight throws curveball into shutdown prospects MORE (R-W.Va.) is mourning the loss of her mother, her home state’s former first lady.


Shelley Riley Moore, died Saturday at 88. She was married to Arch Moore, governor of the Mountain State, for more than six decades. Moore served three terms as governor.

Sixty-year-old Moore Capito, who’s currently running for the Senate seat of the retiring Sen. Jay RockefellerJohn (Jay) Davison RockefellerBottom Line World Health Day: It's time to fight preventable disease Lobbying World MORE (D-W.V.), called her mother a “wonderful, warm and loving person,” in a statement released by her family to local media. “Mom matched an uplifting sense of humor with a genuine ability to listen and connect, traits that made everyone around her know they mattered… She was deeply honored to serve as first lady of West Virginia for 12 years.”

Some of Moore Capito’s colleagues in Congress offered their condolences. Rep. Gwen MooreGwen Sophia MooreHouse Democrat offers bill to let students with pot conviction retain federal aid House approves bill raising minimum wage to per hour Here are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment MORE (D-Wisc.) wrote on Twitter on Monday:

Moore Capito thanked supporters on Monday, writing on Twitter: