I love college football despite being a Cavalier (maybe this year the new coach will turn things around). And of course I hate govt intervention, especially into the things I love. Back in 2004, I remember writing Gov. Warner a nasty letter about forcing UVA’s hand into helping VT get into the ACC. And while […]
In Virginia’s 3rd, 6th, 8th, and 10th districts, strong Republican party district chairmen candidates walked away with no problem. In the 9th, Morgan Griffith was nominated as the GOP’s congressional candidate. And, in the 8th district, for a congressional straw poll, Matthew Berry won the contest as if no one else was running against him.
Virgil Goode and Scott Rigell have had their party loyalty questioned. But are their actions worth of questioning?
The last time there was a primary in the 11th congressional district Gerry Connolly received an endorsement by the Washington Post that proved to be effective in defeating Leslie Byrne. The WaPo, which famously pushed Creigh Deeds over Brian Moran and Terry McAuliffe, holds some influence in northern Virginia politics.
In a scathing email to supporters today, Rep. Gerry Connolly (11th) unleashed a barrage of attacks against the GOP and tea partiers, accusing them of attempting to “turn back the clock.” Invoking the names of a few conservative media icons, he even accused them of disrupting a recent event and claimed that insurance companies are out to get him.