After a bit of wrangling and amending, the Senate did something out of the ordinary today: passing one of the House’s economic measures. The JOBS Act, a package of bills that was the handiwork of House majority leader Eric Cantor, will make it easier for start-ups to access capital markets before going public. It was […]
Arlington voters have a rare opportunity on March 27 to elect a Republican to their County Board.
In a state whose history is central to the American Founding, it is distressing that a recent survey by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) revealed that only two of the Commonwealth’s universities – and only one of Virginia’s dozen public institutions (James Madison University) – requires a survey of American government or […]
Bearing Drift has obtained a statement that later today, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will officially launch his bid for governor.
Apparently the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has had a banner year. In a message on the ABC website, Department Chairman J. Neal Insley writes: This year ended with $692.7 million in gross sales, 0.4 percent above the projected $690 million and $17.2 million more than last fiscal year. ABC transferred a record $121 […]
According to this item, Republican National Committee rules may have just about closed the door on both Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul as viable presidential candidates: …an RNC rule stipulating that candidates seeking the nomination must have won a plurality of votes in at least five states could complicate Gingrich’s already far-fetched strategy. RNC rule […]
The City of Portsmouth honors Virginians and other Southerners who stood up courageously for the United States during the Civil War.
After being home for a while, Senate Democrats have come back to Richmond singing a slightly different tune on the state budget and their quest for power: Democratic leaders said their demand for more power in the evenly divided Senate is not an issue in budget negotiations with Republicans, who have working control of the […]
Shouldn’t teachers be encouraging these young minds to look for reason to vote FOR people, not raking up dirt to throw at others?