Advice conservatives can only hope is taken by Democratic candidates from former part-time Virginia governor now full-time Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine: Kaine has a message for Democrats trying to run from President Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi or Harry Reid: Don’t be foolish. “If you run away from who you are and you’re a […]
The Richmond Times-Dispatch previewed both the 2nd and 5th Congressional races recently saying the 2nd has much to do with military voting and the closure of Joint Forced Command (JFCOM) and the 5th is about “voter anxiety”. In the 2nd, RTD points to military voting as part of the problem for Nye, but likely hits […]
In his latest Cyrstal Ball (not to be confused with the 1st District candidate with questionable finances) UVA Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato currently projects that Republicans will gain as many as 47 house seats, 9 senate seats and 9 governorships. That gives the Republicans control of the House, and a good step up […]
Glenn Nye’s campaign released their new ad today, virtually a complete 180 turn-around from their much (and justly) criticized first ad. Contrasted with Rigell’s ad, where Rigell spoke directly to the camera, Nye’s lame attempt at a first ad was all voiceover, with the requisite ‘I approved this ad’ at the conclusion. Rigell’s ad was […]
As if the legislature cancelling insurance coverage of their Viagra wasn’t enough to make DMV workers even more cranky than usual, now they have to work on a holiday weekend. Governor McDonnell announced this afternoon that, due to the recent computer problems, DMV offices will be open this weekend on Saturday, Sunday and yes, on […]
Survey USA doubles down: its latest poll has Robert Hurt’s lead rising to 26 points.
During the mid-20th century many American cities and towns were suffering under the injustice of discrimination. In many cases government authorities were forcing businesses to segregate their facilities and services. Many public facilities across the country were segregated. It was in the midst of all of this that Dr. Martin Luther King, stood up in […]
What a problem to have in your first few months. Media around the Commonwealth have been covering the outage of state computer servers for well over a week. Among those state agencies affected the worst were DMV, who had trouble issuing license renewals, and the Department of Social Services, where briefly there was concern that […]