CQ Politics just released its latest prognostications about the 2010 congressional campaign and found no change in Virginia. Their projections for VA-2 and VA-5 remain a “tossup”, VA-9 “leans Democrat”, and VA-11 “likely Democrat”. The good news nationally for Republicans is that 10 seats moved from “tossup” to “leans Republican” and 6 seats moved from […]
A well-connected GOP insider has leaked the top line on the House GOP leaderships’ new governing agenda. ABC news was told today that the GOP’s official agenda will be unveiled on Thursday at a small hardware in Sterling, Virginia. Congressman Boehner is expected to be accompanied by a few other members of leadership and local […]
On NBC News Sunday, former President Jimmy Carter actually said, “I feel that my role as a former president is probably superior to that of other presidents.” Real Clear Politics has the video. At one point when he was back to teaching Sunday School and building houses for Habitat for Humanity, I might have agreed. […]
Speaker Bill Howell, together with Professor Randy Barnett today announced an innovative solution to the problem of the nearly uncheckable growth of the Federal Government. Virginia, which served as a model for the U.S. Constitution 223 years ago, would launch the effort to add a “repeal amendment” to the Constitution. The amendment, if ratified by […]
Independent, one-time Republican, and congressional candidate for the 2nd District, Kenny Golden has announced a press conference for Friday, 5:30 p.m. BD will be there. The announcement from Golden is intentionally vague: Kenny will make an announcement regarding his campaign and then take questions from the press and general public. Let the speculation begin. Update: […]
Republican congressional candidate in Virginia’s Second District, Scott Rigell, recently appeared on Fox News to discuss his relationship with the Tea Party, his conservative credentials, and hints at his congressional reforms, which will be released here on Bearing Drift soon.