• Virginians to WatchPolitics

    This week, Politico released its list of 50 Politicos to Watch. Virginia took a disproportionate number of slots. Who are they and what category did Politico put them in?

  • VPOD 67: David Poole, Virginia Public Access ProjectPodcasts

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Virginia Public Access Project Director David Poole discusses the importance of transparency in campaign fundraising, the significance of his organization, and what we can expect in term of money from out of state into Virginia over the next several months. As the campaigns begin to heat up over […]

  • One hit wonder?Catch-All

    So, back at the beginning of the year we welcomed former Gov. Douglas Wilder to the blogosphere. We’re still welcoming him. He’s only posted once. Clearly he’s biding his time.

  • Biden to campaign in Virginia with DeedsPolitics

    Woo-hoo! Vice President Joe Biden is coming back to Virginia to campaign with Sen. Creigh Deeds. That reminds me of this moment from the 2008 campaign. Then, of course, candidate Obama also said he’d bankrupt the coal industry: OBAMA: “So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can; it’s just that it will […]

  • Cantor talks stimulus in this week’s GOP radio addressPolicy

    House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) provides the weekly radio address for the GOP today on the subject of economic stimulus and job creation – including discussing the GOP alternative: Couple of key takeaways from this address is that the GOP is definitely looking for the stimulus money to be returned to the taxpayers and […]

  • July 25 debate to be available on-linePolitics

    The new “Virginia Talks” has teamed up with the Virginia Bar Association to be the only media outlet to stream the gubernatorial debate from the Homestead Saturday, July 25, 11 a.m. According to the site: In addition to watching the debate in its entirety, viewers will be able to join a simultaneous, online discussion and […]

  • Multiple ChoicePolicy

    I received an email from my always concerned Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA-8) asking his constituents on how to reform healthcare. As open minded as he is, he has offered us a multiple choice survey with diverse options (we even get to choose multiple of the multiple choices): Create a public health insurance option that competes […]

  • Arab festival in Dearborn turns hostilePolicy

    Welcome to the new America, where Islamic influences are now allowed to intimidate and assault those just wanting to ask a question:

  • Nye’s office clarifies climate change vote and lettersPolicy

    Rep. Glenn Nye’s office made a statement to BD today regarding his vote against the climate change bill, which seemed contrary to his letter to a constituent that appeared to support the same bill: “Congressman Nye has been entirely consistent all along – and while the letters emphasize different points, they do not contradict one […]

  • NRCC launches Nye “Waffles” adPolitics

    The National Republican Congressional Committee launched this commercial for Glenn Nye’s waffling on cap and trade energy taxes, continuing on the Nye v. Nye meme. “As insulting as the congressman’s double-talk is, we are nevertheless looking forward to a great debate between Glenn Nye and Glenn Nye – coming soon to a Waffle House near […]