• Forbes and other congressmen appeal to Kaine on GitmoPolicy

    Virginia’s Fourth District U.S. Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R), along with Reps. Frank Wolf, Bob Goolatte, Rob Wittman, and Eric Cantor, appealed to Gov. Tim Kaine to join them, Sen. Jim Webb, Sen. Mark Warner, and others in opposing the transfer of detainees to Virginia. Yesterday, the Senate voted 90-6 to deny Obama $80 million […]

  • Will McAuliffe intentionally undermine Virginia law?Politics

    At last Tuesday’s Democratic gubernatorial debate, Chairman Terry McAuliffe, said that he intentionally discriminated against non-union workers by hiring all union workers for a business operation in Florida, a right-to-work state. “I’ve gone into states like Florida — right-to-work,” McAuliffe said during the debate hosted by the Washington Post and News Channel 8 at Northern […]

  • Catch-All

    May 20 – Senators skim over open government during CTO confirmation hearing

  • VPOD 62: Patrick Muldoon, GOP candidate for LG nominationPodcastsPolitics

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Patrick Muldoon, candidate for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor, introduces us to who he is and why he is running.

    To listen to any of the previous podcasts, click here. To automatically download and sync VPOD with your MP3 player, use this feed. Opening music “Highway […]

  • Verdict: Virginian-Pilot is insaneCatch-All

    It was bad enough when the Virginian-Pilot printed yet another “unemployment benefits” editorial bashing Bob McDonnell months before they will begin their “non-partisan” discussions about whom to endorse, which looks about as difficult to predict as sunrise.

  • Newt? Really?Policy

    Rep. Eric Cantor (VA-7) desperately wants to create an image that the GOP is full of problem-solvers. Newt Gingrich, with his “American Solutions” organization – remember, the one that kept him from running for president – is one such problem-solver. But Gingrich has been around for a long time…why then is Gingrich considered such a […]

  • Mullins on KainePolitics

    If you’ll recall, last week, Pat Mullins made comments about Gov. Tim Kaine being a part-time governor yet drawing a full-time salary. Later that week, Kaine himself said in the Richmond Times-Dispatch that is was challenging doing both jobs. To which, Mullins has released this statement:

  • Ken Stolle to co-host event with Jeff McWatersPolitics

    Candidate for Virginia Beach sheriff Ken Stolle is hosting an Ice Cream Party on May 27 at the Virginia Aquarium. The event is being co-hosted by Jeff McWaters…who is rumored to be running for Stolle’s senate seat. An early endorsement?

  • Terry McAuliffe Great At Saving BanksPolitics

    Terry McAuliffe’s new ad in his run for the Democratic nomination for Governor tries to paint him as a job creator. Testimonials from the former president and a former executive assistant of Federal City National Bank are supposed to give you warm fuzzies about how much McAuliffe cares about saving jobs of working Virginians. Thing […]

  • All eyes on CaliforniaPolicy

    Is it time for California to become Reagan Country again? 6 ballot initiatives will be decided by voters at the polls today, most of them designed to protect government’s insatiable appetite for spending. Proposition 1F – freeze the pay of elected officials during deficit years. I’m thinking that’ll pass, and I’m thinking that may be […]