As primary season approaches a close, the rhetoric heats-up in the 2nd Congressional District amongst Republicans.
On April 8 I reported that local businessman Kurt Riesenberg had announced his intentions to run for Congress in the 11th district. Apparently unaware of the difficulties surrounding a run for Congress, Riesenberg dropped out.
Today, the House Republican Caucus elected Del. Tim Hugo (Centreville/Clifton) to serve as Republican Caucus Chairman.
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has reared its head in northern Virginia, inciting protests and instigating with students at George Mason University (GMU). The SEIU has targeted Sodexo, a food and facilities management company. They are responsible for the campus dining facilities.
NRCC updates 3 Virginia Congressional candidates to exclusive Young Gun program
Bipartisanship exists over sharing potential oil revenues between states and the federal government, but pits coastal states v. inland states over Federalism.