This can’t be good. Hamilton has been charged with one count of bribery involving a federal program and one count of extortion. The powerful former member of the House Appropriations Committee served from 1988 until last year. He was defeated for reelection in 2009 by Del. Robin Abbott (D) after news of the federal investigation […]
It’s fairly safe to say that the GOP, who once was behind in Web 2.0, at this point, has surpassed the Democrats online and in social networking.
The Roanoke Times acted as if it just got a root canal – something that might be necessary, but is damn painful – when endorsing Greg Habeeb in the House of Delegates’ contest in the 8th District to replace Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA09). Despite their saying that Ginger Mumpower, Habeeb’s Democratic opponent, wouldn’t adequately answer […]
Could legislation involving school choice tax credits become a hot issue during the General Assembly session? Apparently so. Yesterday, John Taylor, President of Tertium Quids sent out an email regarding his disappointment on Del. Tag Greason’s (R-Loudoun) decision not to sponsor their school choice tax credit legislation. The Tertium Quids legislation was modeled after a […]
Governor Bob McDonnell has called Mar. 8 for the special election to fill the seat of retiring Del. Tom Gear (R-91)…just in time to come back for the veto session and any other TBD special sessions, but will totally miss the “short session.” Not to mention I think they’re doing this for the honor of […]
All of the discussion about John Hunstman possibly coming home to run for president misses the important point: why he’d be unhappy in his current job as Ambassador to China.