• Gubernatorial Candidates: Debate No. 1Politics

    Former Attorney General Bob McDonnell and Creigh deeds held their first debate today, sponsored by the Virginia Bar Association, and carried live on the Internet from the Homestead at . McDonnell came out ahead, as Deeds seemed to have done some homework but couldn’t keep up with the pummeling coming from the former Attorney […]

  • Audio: Virginia Bar Association Debate – July 25, 2009PodcastsPolitics

    Partial audio (about an hour) of the 1 hr. 15 min gubernatorial debate at the Homestead in Hot Springs, Va. between Republican Bob McDonnell and Democrat Creigh Deeds. The debate was sponsored by the Virginia Bar Association and made available by

  • McDonnell visits MeadWestvacoPolitics

    Republican candidate for governor, Bob McDonnell, recently visited the Covington MeadWestvaco facility, which faces closure under the Waxman-Markey National Energy Tax (Cap-and-Trade). McDonnell has unequivocally stated he is against the bill.

  • Where is your money going?Policy

    Guest post by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA06) It is no secret that the American people are facing a very tough economic climate. Families and small businesses are cutting back on expenses. As economic uncertainty continues, many across our nation are looking to the government for leadership during this difficult time. In these challenging economic times […]

  • First debatePolitics

    The first debate of the gubernatorial race will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Homestead in Hot Springs, VA in front of the Virginia Bar Association. It will be streamed live by Virginia Talks. How do you think each candidate is going to do / is doing / did in this first confirmed […]

  • Health care BOHICAPolicy

    I couldn’t help but be struck by the rhetoric of the president, his administration, and U.S. House Democrats this past week. It seems that they are more interested in self-promotion and self-image than doing the right thing.

  • Hampton Roads Congressmen active on health carePolicy

    Our Hampton Roads delegation to congress, except for Rep. Bobby Scott (3rd), were fairly involved yesterday in the healthcare discussion.

  • Wagner has a taxing problemPolitics

    Denial is the first indication of a problem, and for Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Jody Wagner, it’s an addiction to taxes.

  • Gates, Race and CowardicePolicy

    Once again, politics- and it seems, egos- are getting in the way of a real and possibly healing conversation on race.

  • VPOD 69: Del. Glenn Oder and Shaun Kenney discuss transportation and politicsPodcasts

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Shaun Kenney and I discuss endorsements in the gubernatorial campaign, McDonnell’s transportation plan, Gov. Tim Kaine’s travel, rest stops, how Ken Cuccinelli won the week, and much more. I also catch up with Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News) to talk about transportation funding.

    To listen to any […]