In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Shaun Kenney and I discuss endorsements in the gubernatorial campaign, McDonnell’s transportation plan, Gov. Tim Kaine’s travel, rest stops, how Ken Cuccinelli won the week, and much more. I also catch up with Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News) to talk about transportation funding.
Chris Saxman (R-Staunton) will be here at noon to take your questions and discuss the upcoming GOP nomination process for the 20th District. In the meantime, check-out Lynn Mitchell’s post on the crop of eight candidates vying for the nomination. Del. Chris Saxman
Want to know what a Democrat Governor with a Democrat House and Senate can do? Look at our neighbors to the South, North Carolina, whose Democrats run the entire legislature and the Governor’s Mansion. They’ve just agreed to raise the sales tax for everyone to 7.75% and raise state income taxes 2% from 7 to […]
Despite traveling all across the country on behalf of the DNC, Gov. Tim Kaine was in Richmond long enough to actually do something worthwhile: listen to Sen. Ken Cuccinelli and heed his advice. Cuccinelli, the Republican candidate for Virginia Attorney General, has been calling on the governor to convene a special session of the General […]
Just got a press release forwarded to me from Jody Wagner, eminent scholar of popcorn and fuzzy math (which reminds me – both her revenue projections and her popcorn are full of hot air!). “For the past four years, Jody Wagner has helped Governor Kaine work across party lines to produce bi-partisan, common sense solutions […]
The Deeds campaign announced today the following “Republicans” were endorsing him: Sen. Brandon Bell (R. – Roanoke Co.) – Member of Senate: 1992-96; 2004-2008. Sen. John Chichester (R. – Stafford) – Member of Senate: 1978-2008. Elected President pro tempore of the Senate, 2000. Former Chair of Finance Committee. Sen. Russ Potts (R. – Winchester) – […]
Who would have thought that the biggest issue of the Summer of 2009 would have been…rest stops? Of course, when you think about it, it encompasses all the elements of a hot-button political issue: the economy, transportation, the free market, the tenth amendment / federal-state relations, etc. If you don’t know what I am referring […]