Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) have announced a budget compromise that would fund the federal government through 2015. Among the highlights of the $2 trillion plan include restoration on sequestration and a reduction of the federal deficit by $22.5 billion. However, spending does continue to go up in the plan.
Conservatives are fractured. Are they ready to come together? And is Eric Cantor the right person to bring them together? He is certainly taking responsibility for it.
Gov. Bob McDonnell has called for special elections in the 6th Senate District and 11th House of Delegates District to fill the open seats of Lt. Gov.-elect Ralph Northam and retiring Del. Onzlee Ware, respectively.
The Democratic Party nominated Del. Lynwood Lewis (Accomack) as their candidate to succeed Lt. Governor-elect Ralph Northam in the upcoming state senate election, eschewing two well-qualified women, former Del. Paula Miller, and Northam adviser, Andria McLellan.
It’s becoming cliche, but it’s still frustrating. 50 percent of Virginians + or – have voted for Mark Obenshain. That means half of the voting population WANTS Obenshain to be the attorney general. Yet, if you listen to Democrat fundraising, Mark is planning to “steal” this election. Republicans are going to engage in “shenanigans”. Or […]
Republican Richard Ottinger of Norfolk has become the second to announce his candidacy to seek the nomination Nov. 21 in the 6th District of the State Senate.
For the purpose of moving on to other things – and getting our winner their reward – even though the final outcome in the AG race has yet to be determined, I’m ready to announce the winner of our prediction contest. The rules of the contest were to get closest to the actual result – […]
After yesterday’s victory by Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe and the House of Delegates remaining in Republican hands, divided government is assured in Richmond. That leaves Speaker of the House William Howell as the man who leads, for now, the only check on Democratic excess.
Wayne Coleman, a Norfolk businessman, has announced his intention to run for the 6th Senate District seat encompassing Norfolk and the Eastern Shore that is now vacant due to the election of Democrat Ralph Northam as lieutenant governor.