You’re 23. You go to a party. You drink a little. Some not so flattering pictures are taken of you horsing around with your friends. Five years later you decide to run for Congress. Those pictures end up on the internet, on a regional blog written by supporters of your opponent, which gets picked up […]
Our podcast returns! This week we look at the president’s visit to Virginia, the ABC privatization debate as an indicator of basic liberal philosophy, polling in the 2nd and 5th Districts, and is Kenny Golden breaking a promise?
Special Election Preview Edition of Virginia Politics On Demand!
The latest SurveyUSA poll (which, by the way, over projected Democratic turnout) shows Rick Boucher with a 15 pt. lead over Morgan Griffith in the Fightin’ 9th District. But the National Republican Congressional Committee is out with a new ad buy. Does that mean they still think it’s winnable?
For those of you in RoVA, have you heard about this principled move in Prince William County to reject one-time stimulus money (due to its future unfunded mandate)? The decision is explained in the attached video clip by Board of Supervisor’s Chairman Corey Stewart. While Stewart does a great job of outlining the problem posed […]
Just saw an admittedly effective ad by the DCCC on Scott Rigell and the Cash for Clunkers. It calls Rigell’s stance against bailouts hypocrisy. The problem? Glenn Nye voted for Cash for Clunkers, not to mention continually trying to take credit for voting against the bailout when he wasn’t even in Congress. Doesn’t anyone at […]
I have sitting on my desk right now five mail pieces. Two of them are franked mail from Congressman Connolly’s office, giving me updates on his work on I-66. This, apparently, is such important news that I needed to get two franked mail pieces from him on it, despite my having received next to nothing […]
Robert McCartney, columnist for the Washington Post, took a great concept and made it crap today. Unfortunately, in his column which shows how the leadership in the GOP is starting to listen to the grassroots over the subject of slavery, the Civil War, and the Confederacy, he decided to attack Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for […]