Ben Loyola is now the Republican nominee in the 6th State Senate District; nominated to challenge Sen. Ralph Northam. In this interview, he describes his core principles and basic strategy to win the seat.
Today was the Republican 6th Senate District Nominating Convention in Norfolk,VA. The contest was between Dr.Joanne Lapetina and Ben Loyola. In the end, it came down to delegate turnout, as Loyola barely carried the day with his support from the Eastern Shore. Quick recent history of the 6th District: in 1999 the seat was held […]
Looks like the hard work of Family Policy Issues advisor Steve Waters is paying off in the “personnel as policy” department. Former Governor and 2012 U.S. Senate candidate George Allen has unveiled his platform on social conservative issues today, and the list is fairly exhaustive and intensive. The 14-page document outlines Allen’s positions on judicial […]
The Richmond Times-Dispatch editorial page overcomes, for a moment at least, its infatuation with Sen. Mark Warner and calls him to account for his mushy middleness on the federal budget: Warner’s centrist approach obscures more than it clarifies. It sounds sensible and fair in the abstract. But as applied to the current situation it makes […]
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the June employment report and it remains bleak: Nonfarm payroll employment was essentially unchanged in June (+18,000), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 9.2 percent….Employment in most major private-sector industries changed little over the month. Government employment continued to trend down. Perhaps if there is any […]
Like any other chain, the eurozone is only as strong as it’s weakest link, whether they like to hear it or not.
Tucker is seeking the GOP nomination in the 22nd State Senate District. This is the first in what we hope will be many interviews with senate candidates in this pivotal election season.
The Lee-Toomey Act accomplishes the following: * Cuts non-defense discretionary spending by $435 billion (a $142 billion cut), * Enacts a spending cap, * Requires SJ Res 10 (one of the four Balanced Budget Amendments) to be passed before a debt ceiling increase is passed. The legislation is supported by some of the more conservative […]
Cato’s Dan Mitchell says he is willing to agree to the President’s spending cut/tax hike mixture on the federal budget, but only if all sides agree to use what Dan calls “honest math“: What I mean by this is that I don’t want politicians to approve a budget that results in more spending, but then […]