As of this writing, Banks, who makes big money from the taxpayers while being employed at Norfolk State University, is the only candidate in Virginia Beach who can’t run a campaign without breaking campaign finance law and paying a fine for it.
As Robert Hurt picks up endorsements from three major 5th District newspapers, Virginia Democrats attempt to boost the third-party candidacy of Jeff Clark.
OK. This is just a little bit hard to believe. From Roll Call: Smith’s campaign manager, Lisa Creeden, said she wishes her boss could count on the party’s help; no Republican has held Virginia’s 3rd district in 18 years. “I think the Republican Party is going to damage themselves with the African-American community,” Creeden said. […]
According to the Honorable Jim Moran of Virginia’s 8th Congressional District: “What [Republicans] do is that they find candidates – usually stealth candidates – that haven’t been in office, haven’t served or performed any kind of public service. My opponent is typical.” Say What?! Patrick Murray is a retired Army colonel who served in Iraq […]
In a desperate move to turn around five straight polls showing Republican challenger Scott Rigell in the lead, Glenn Nye this week moved to take the offensive. On Monday, in a clear collaboration with Blue Virginia and the DPVA, Glenn Nye lowered his standing by pointing out an offensive blog post, only to be trumped […]
NPR CEO Vivian Schiller launched a mean-spirited attack on Juan Williams the day after firing the commentator for commenting. Bearing Drift reported the firing here. Now Williams’ former boss said something 100 times worse from a podium. She said Juan wasn’t fired for expressing his opinion, because “the feelings that he expressed on Fox News […]
Virginia’s Attorney General sets the record straight on Hurt and Griffith’s record on electric rate increases–and Perriello and Boucher’s culpability in those same rate hikes.