Overheard behind President Barack Obama during the 2011 State of the Union, Vice President Joe Biden talks with Speaker of the House John Boehner about Sputnik.
For a third consecutive Congress, Representative Bob Goodlatte is introducing a Balanced Budget Amendment. Republicans have long supported the idea of a balanced budget amendment though actually getting such an amendment into the Constitution is a necessarily long and difficult process. It is also important for Republicans to realize that not just any balanced budget […]
Just hours after Senator Chuck Colgan, the most senior member of the State Senate and longtime Democrat condemns the actions of refusing to hear bills shot down in subcommittee, Ben Tribbett over at Not Larry Sabato rushes to Janet Howell’s defense: First of all, there was no “rule breaking” as RPV alleged. In fact- guess […]
McDougle discusses the politics of transportation and what can be expected from Senate Democrats on the transportation debate (read: gas tax) and the politics of Howell’s “let them eat cake” moment. He says under Republican management in the State Senate, the authority of sub-committees will be diminished.
The best-laid plans of the Freedom From Religion Foundation for Giles County Public Schools sometimes go awry.
Jim Moran tells an Arab network that Republican successes happened for the same reason the Civil War happened in the United States.
In the Virginia Senate, subcommittees make recommendations to the full committee, which votes on whether to send the legislation to the full Senate. But Senator Janet Howell doesn’t want her fellow Democrats to face a politically risky vote on Speaker Bill Howell’s Repeal Amendment or a Right to Work Constitutional Amendment. So, she just ignored […]