Oil and Natural Gas advocates, the American Petroleum Institute, take issue with the increased taxes on refiners and the industry writ large as found in the most recent Senate Energy Bill.
A good piece appears in Politico today about Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), political slayer of former Senate Leader Tom Daschle, and who will be at a Republican Party of Virginia event Wednesday. The article postulates that Thune is establishing his street-cred for a potential run for president. Thune would be in a strong position if […]
Virginia Beach Will Sessoms has had a good fundraising year, outraising every candidate on the November City Council ballot. The odd thing is he isn’t even on it. His supposed re-election effort isn’t until 2012, where rumors are former Mayor Meyera Oberndorff is mulling a rematch. Sessoms isn’t doing much to dampen the speculation, raising […]
At least he didn’t say “Macaca.” All throughout the 2006 campaign, I argued that the Democrats didn’t know what they were getting in James Webb. True, on many of the favored issues, Webb toes the party line, but an op-ed in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal shows once again that Webb is not just another rubber […]
Adding up every campaign from your local City Councilman to President of the United States, campaigns cost about as much as Americans spend on potato chips.
Anyone proposing a potato chip finance reform act? Is Frito-Lay “too big to fail?”
After two grueling primaries (Yes people are still talking about this) two of our GOP candidates in Northern Virginia have some serious catching up to do in fundraising. The numbers were recently released and already the press and blogs are talking about it. Since Frank Wolf is in excellent condition money-wise (and going to win […]
Rep. Tom Perriello, a Democrat representing Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, blames the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on cheap Asian products.