Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) questioning of prospective Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is must see TV: By the way, take notice of how Sotomayor addresses the Senator. I wonder if Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) counseled the judge later on proper etiquette.
It may have not made too much play in Northern Virginia, where discussion surrounds the Dulles Rail system these days, but the last few weeks have seen transportation come to the forefront again in Hampton Roads after a water main burst in the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel just days before the Independence Day weekend, causing […]
Democratic Attorney General nominee Steve Shannon has finally responded to Ken Cuccinelli’s call for special session and wonders why Ken Cuccinelli couldn’t support a bill that didn’t even get out of a House subcommittee. Shannon asks why Cuccinelli did not support Shannon’s HB 3086 in 2007. Problem is, HB 3086 died in the Criminal Law […]
So Afghanistan’s great, we are all looking forward to getting health care just like they have in Great Britain, there aren’t any interesting hearings happening on Capitol Hill, etc., but CQPolitics has pixels to burn, so they come up with this: Two House Republicans’ Activity May Indicate Ambitions for 2012. Those congressmen would be Mike […]
Some good reads today on the AG race, healthcare, and energy. First, Julian Walker of the Virginian-Pilot notes that, yes, there is life in the attorney general’s campaign, noting that this past week Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R) challenged Del. Steve Shannon (D) to twelve debates and made some noise about a recent SCOTUS decision regarding […]
Ok, technically it’s the Virginia Beach Transit Extension Study public hearings, but if you want to get your views known on the transit opportunities of the Norfolk-Southern right-of-way, I urge you to attend one of these hearings: September 9, from 6-8 p.m., at Princess Anne High School, 4400 Virginia Beach Boulevard. September 10, from 6-8 […]
Good news! If you’re an illegal alien and you get arrested, the Obama administration just made it tougher for you to be deported. Janet Napolitano, Obama’s head of Homeland Security who was famous for appearing more worried about conservative Americans than Islamic terrorists, announced Friday localities under the 287 (g) program that roll back the […]
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Creigh Deeds’s campaign announed today that he has raised $3. million from May 28th through June 30th. $500,000 of that came from the Democratic Governor’s Association (the same organization behind the carpetbagging paper tiger Common Sense Virginia – which got awfully quiet once the Democratic primary was over) and another $600,000 came […]