Bob McDonnell led the Republican Party to its biggest win in Virginia history with a mandate to restore prosperity to Virginia. Today, he could lead both the Commonwealth and the party into the ditch.
While no doubt the pundits in Virginia will be watching Scott Rigell, Robert Hurt, Morgan Griffith, and Keith Fimain, another race to look at is the County Board race in Arlington. While voters in 2010 have important national issues in mind like health care and the economy, there are an abundance of local issues in […]
The September Issue of Virginia Politics on Demand takes a look at Education in Virginia. Education often is seen as a national issue, represented through a debate on whether the federal government has the right to set policy, and to what extent. Often lost is the role of the states in determining how best to […]
Labor Day is a welcome long-weekend for many Virginians. But others are out of work. And with unemployment comes hunger. September is National Hunger Action Month. Find out how you can help a local foodbank feed the hungry in your community.
Advice conservatives can only hope is taken by Democratic candidates from former part-time Virginia governor now full-time Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine: Kaine has a message for Democrats trying to run from President Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi or Harry Reid: Don’t be foolish. “If you run away from who you are and you’re a […]
The Richmond Times-Dispatch previewed both the 2nd and 5th Congressional races recently saying the 2nd has much to do with military voting and the closure of Joint Forced Command (JFCOM) and the 5th is about “voter anxiety”. In the 2nd, RTD points to military voting as part of the problem for Nye, but likely hits […]