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  • Drake is heading to a transportation post after allPolicy

    The Virginian Pilot is reporting that former U.S. Rep. Thelma Drake is getting a transportation post with the McDonnell administration – just not the top post. According to the Pilot: Stepping into one of the top transportation jobs in the new administration is Thelma Drake, who is to serve as director of the state Department […]

  • Kerry Bolognese Declares for the 41st House SeatPolitics

    Kerry Bolognese, who challenged Dave Marsden for his former House seat, has just declared that he will be running for the open House seat. Bolognese came within 209 votes of defeating Marsden in the general election. SPRINGFIELD, VA (January 13, 2010) – Kerry Bolognese of West Springfield announced today his candidacy for the Virginia House […]

  • Bob McDonnell Congratulates Jeff McWaters and Dave Marsden for their Election VictoriesPolitics

    Governor-elect Bob McDonnell released a statement congratulating Jeff McWaters and Dave Marsden for their election to the State Senate. “I want to congratulate Delegate Dave Marsden on his victory tonight. I look forward to continuing to work with him in the years ahead in his new capacity. In these tough economic times, Virginians need leaders […]

  • Video VPOD: Marsden and McWaters WinPodcastsPoliticsVideos

    In this video update, I talk about the Dave Marsden victory and what it means in the Virginia Senate. As well as congratulate Senator-elect Jeff McWaters. The Virginia Senate is now 22-18 in favor of the Democrats, which will make it a tad more difficult to pass conservative, fiscally responsible, job creating legislation:

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  • McWaters wins in a landslide, will deliver GOP response to governor tomorrowPolitics

    Jeff McWaters has become Virginia Beach’s next State Senator by winning in impressive fashion: defeating his opponent by 57 points (78-21%)! Tomorrow, after being sworn in at noon in Richmond, McWaters will give the GOP response to the governor’s address on the “State of the Commonwealth.” More from the new Senator: “Thank you for your […]

  • Election Returns for the 8th and 37thPolitics

    For the 8th, check out the Virginia Beach City’s web site; for the 37th, go to the Fairfax County PDF. Looks like SBE is asleep tonight. 7:40 p.m.: Virtucon calls it for McWaters and Hunt. 8 p.m. Just got off the phone with Travis Smith of the McWaters campaign. They’re waiting on one precinct for […]

  • On the Ground Report from the 37th DistrictPolitics

    Centreville, Va.–The phone calls and door knocking is all done in the 37th State Senate District, and now, volunteers are gathered at their respective victory parties to celebrate. Reports from throughout the day have been favorable for the Republicans in the 37th District. A Republican official told me that turnout has been particularly higher in […]

  • Socialism and the BibleCatch-AllPolicy

    The economics presented in the Bible are the same economics that our founders embraced; a free economy where ownership is encouraged and government control over God given property is discouraged.

  • Scott Taylor Lands Impressive Local EndorsementCatch-All

    For those naysayers who thought Scott Taylor was a longshot, BearingDrift has learned that Virginia Beach School Board Chairman and Jeff McWaters supporter Dan Edwards will endorse Scott Taylor for Congress. More details expected soon. Be sure to check make Bearing Drift your inaugural day stop for those of who can’t make it to Richmond! […]

  • Special elections today in 8th and 37th Senate districtsPolitics

    Today is another election day in Virginia, and while the national attention is on Massachusetts, citizens of the 8th and 37th Senate Districts have the opportunity to do something equally important – elect strong conservatives to the State Senate and hold that legislative body to being just one vote in the balance on almost any […]

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