• 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.

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  • The ultimate prescription!Policy

    Do you want to get rid of all your healthcare concerns? Try this prescription for your anxiety and watch your worries slip away, as well as your wallet:

  • A “thank you” to the Virginian-PilotCatch-All

    I have been going back-and-forth with a member of the blogging community about the reach of the blogging community.

  • Saxman live-blogPolitics

    Chris Saxman (R-Staunton) will be here at noon to take your questions and discuss the upcoming GOP nomination process for the 20th District. In the meantime, check-out Lynn Mitchell’s post on the crop of eight candidates vying for the nomination. Del. Chris Saxman

  • NC shows VA what Democrats doPolicyPolitics

    Want to know what a Democrat Governor with a Democrat House and Senate can do? Look at our neighbors to the South, North Carolina, whose Democrats run the entire legislature and the Governor’s Mansion. They’ve just agreed to raise the sales tax for everyone to 7.75% and raise state income taxes 2% from 7 to […]