House Majority Leader Eric Cantor stopped by to visit Virginia Commonwealth University yesterday. Or more specifically, the VCU campus in Qatar, the oil and gas rich Persian Gulf emirate that plays host to several American universities in its “Education City.” VCU’s Qatar campus focuses on design — interior, graphic, fashion and more. But it wasn’t […]
Say what you will about Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, and the respective supporters of each. Out of all the candidates in this race, they have polled the most consistently.
Well. At least 24 hours. I guess it’s better than nothing. Apparently the big news form Capitol Square today is that all General Assembly members will have at least 24 hours to review the final budget conference report before voting on it. Whew! It’s nice to know that our legislators will get a whole 24 […]
So, Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled his education plan today and is sure to have folks jumping all over him – even his friends.
Jon Huntsman’s a new ad, “Country First,” attacks Mitt Romney for criticizing him for serving as Barack Obama’s ambassador to China. Here’s the transcript of Huntsman’s obviously well-rehearsed lines from Sunday’s debate, which are accompanied in the ad by melodramatic background music to show just how inspirational Huntsman is: A lot of people were tuning […]
Virginia Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) has expressed his opposition to SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act [PDF], which has come under fire from right and left due to its potential for the government to censor the Internet. In an interview on Monday, January 9, on WINA-AM radio’s The Schilling Show in Charlottesville, Hurt […]
In a recent news release (distributed by email and not posted to her campaign web site), GOP Senate candidate Jamie Radtke points to potential “confusion” in ballot access requirements due to delays by the General Assembly in setting the boundaries of Virginia’s eleven congressional districts. As many voters (and even longtime political activists) recently learned […]
This mash-up from the NRSC tries very hard to show how close Tim Kaine is to the President. It’s not really news to anyone who followed Kaine’s time as DNC chairman, or recalls those brief, heady days when it seemed that Kaine, not Joe Biden, would be tapped for the vice presidential slot. But the […]