Sources tell BearingDrift that discussions are ongoing about seeking former/current 2nd District candidate Chuck Smith for the 3rd District nomination, given the lack of contendors in the current field.
Ken Cuccinelli’s online petition is doing better than the Democrats, despite press releases claiming how well the Dems are doing.
Scott Rigell has accused Scott Taylor and Ben Loyola of copying his proposed Congressional reforms. Bearing Drift has learned that a Kansas campaign working with Rigell did email Taylor the plan on March 20, two days before Taylor and Loyola released their “Contract on Congress”.
Industry sources are speculating that allowances for exploration of the Virginia coast will move forward Wednesday, despite obstruction from Interior Secretary Ken Salazar
I guess they need readers. Why else would Ben Tribbett and Lowell Feld pull an issue out of the…um…air to attack Jim Hoeft?
Ben Tribbett relies on email to read posts on Bearing Drift.
The federal $75 million Making Home Affordable program is supposed to keep some of the 5 million Americans on the verge of foreclosure from losing their homes.
That’s if the loans they want to refinance are backed by the federal mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. And if they don’t have a second mortgage or private mortgage insurance that can hinder refinancing. And if the cost of refinancing is worth the lower interest rates. And if lenders have been able to update their computer systems to work with the program.
And, it turns out, if homeowners don’t mind watching their credit scores drop by as much as 100 points.
Republican candidate in VA-03 steps down, leaving two candidates who leave a lot to be desired with the challenge of tackling Rep. Bobby Scott (D)