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  • The taxpayer as a pay-day lenderPolicy

    It seems the state government is now getting into the pay-day lending business.

  • Arrested illegal aliens get Obama coddlePolicy

    Good news! If you’re an illegal alien and you get arrested, the Obama administration just made it tougher for you to be deported. Janet Napolitano, Obama’s head of Homeland Security who was famous for appearing more worried about conservative Americans than Islamic terrorists, announced Friday localities under the 287 (g) program that roll back the […]

  • Deeds Starts To Be Shown The MoneyPolitics

    Democratic gubernatorial nominee Creigh Deeds’s campaign announed today that he has raised $3. million from May 28th through June 30th. $500,000 of that came from the Democratic Governor’s Association (the same organization behind the carpetbagging paper tiger Common Sense Virginia – which got awfully quiet once the Democratic primary was over) and another $600,000 came […]

  • Ask Sotomayor about Paul Warner PowellPolicy

    The US Supreme Court just stayed the Virginia execution of an admitted and convicted rapist/murderer who attacked two teen girls Stacie Reed, 16, had been stabbed through the heart. After Stacie was stabbed, she said, he stepped on her throat, pressing his weight upon her. After killing Stacie, he got an iced tea and sat […]

  • Baliles and Allen to head transportation panel?Policy

    Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) is asking Gov. Tim Kaine to appoint former Governors George Allen and Gerald Baliles as co-chairs of a “blue ribbon transportation panel”…a suggestion he first made in Dec. 2008, but which has been apparently been ignored. He also reiterated to the governor that closing 19 rest stops across the state, might […]

  • Virginians to WatchPolitics

    This week, Politico released its list of 50 Politicos to Watch. Virginia took a disproportionate number of slots. Who are they and what category did Politico put them in?

  • VPOD 67: David Poole, Virginia Public Access ProjectPodcasts

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Virginia Public Access Project Director David Poole discusses the importance of transparency in campaign fundraising, the significance of his organization, and what we can expect in term of money from out of state into Virginia over the next several months. As the campaigns begin to heat up over […]

  • One hit wonder?Catch-All

    So, back at the beginning of the year we welcomed former Gov. Douglas Wilder to the blogosphere. We’re still welcoming him. He’s only posted once. Clearly he’s biding his time.

  • Biden to campaign in Virginia with DeedsPolitics

    Woo-hoo! Vice President Joe Biden is coming back to Virginia to campaign with Sen. Creigh Deeds. That reminds me of this moment from the 2008 campaign. Then, of course, candidate Obama also said he’d bankrupt the coal industry: OBAMA: “So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can; it’s just that it will […]

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