Gov. Bob McDonnell reminded everyone today who enacts law in the Commonwealth of Virginia when he ceremonially signed Virginia’s Health Care Freedom Act, setting up a challenge between the commonwealth and the Federal government. Flanked by Sen. Steve Martin and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, and also joined by Sen. Jill Vogel, Sen. Fred Quayle and […]
To say that Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has faced a backlash from gay rights advocates is perhaps the understatement of the year. Since he advised Commonwealth colleges and universities that they were overstepping state law by attempting to create a new employment class, he has been the target of attacks from both sides of the aisle.
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With health insurance reform officially law, the conversation has shifted to how it will affect the political landscape for the midterm elections in November. Waffling to the last minute, freshman Representative Gerry Connolly (D-11) cast one of the deciding votes on Sunday. While he was quick to label this vote as a roadmap for success in his reelection bid, it is apparent that “change” is in the air once again.
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has released a video, produced by Greg L’s Beehive Productions, that outlines Virginia’s position pretty well… Ken Cuccinelli on suing the federal government from Beehive Video on Vimeo. You can also listen to this excerpt from our most recent podcast in which Cuccinelli goes into greater detail, including talking about the […]
Charles Young, whom some of you have met through Blogs United, was recently elected as chairman of the Newport News Republican City Committee! Congrats to Young, I guess. Now he gets to worry about things like…Rep. Bobby Scott (3), Sen. Jim Miller (1), Sen. Mamie Locke (2), Del. Robin Abbott (93), and Del. Mamye BaCote […]
I am noticing in many of my “debates” with supporters of the healthcare bill, when I ask how the bill will be paid for and whether it is unconstitutional, the response I most often get is, “well what about how the Repubicans ran up the debt when they were in power?” or “wasn’t the Patriot […]
The last three weeks have been amusing as liberals have attacked Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli over his legal justifications on “sexual orientation” as a protected class and defending Virginia’s sovereignty against federal overstretch in the regulation of commerce. So, this leads me to ask one question – under the law, where has Cuccinelli been wrong? […]
Scott Rigell announced he will be appearing with Mayor Will Sessoms Thursday to clarify each gentlemen’s “position” on the 2nd District GOP nomination campaign. “For the first time, the Mayor will be making public his position on the congressional campaign for Virginia’s Second Congressional seat. Scott Rigell, the leading candidate for the Republican nomination in […]