Virgil Goode and Scott Rigell have had their party loyalty questioned. But are their actions worth of questioning?
The last time there was a primary in the 11th congressional district Gerry Connolly received an endorsement by the Washington Post that proved to be effective in defeating Leslie Byrne. The WaPo, which famously pushed Creigh Deeds over Brian Moran and Terry McAuliffe, holds some influence in northern Virginia politics.
In a scathing email to supporters today, Rep. Gerry Connolly (11th) unleashed a barrage of attacks against the GOP and tea partiers, accusing them of attempting to “turn back the clock.” Invoking the names of a few conservative media icons, he even accused them of disrupting a recent event and claimed that insurance companies are out to get him.
More Congressional endorsements for Rigell
One of the funniest things about Hampton Roads is Norfo-centrism: the belief that despite a shoddy city, a sub-par education system, high crime, and a city known more for drinking than thinking, Norfolk should be the center of the regional universe and all other must bow in homage it.
Live blog of Gov. Bob McDonnell and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling endorsing Scott Rigell for Congress in VA-02.