And then there were two. Herrity will likely challenge Fimian for the GOP nod in the 11th, as he is calling a press conference on Wednesday. Why else would he do it? Three nomination fights in the 2nd, 5th, and 11th. Griffith going after Boucher in the 9th. Who said midterms were boring?
WaPo has the scoop on a closely guarded secret that Majority Leader Morgan Griffith is contemplating running for Congress. According to the Post: Griffith said he’s a long way from a decision, and he would not step in if a “stronger candidate” emerges. But, he said: “It’s very tempting. Someone needs to run against Rick […]
For the start of a new week, continuing my video interview with 2nd District candidate Kenny Golden. Below you’ll find discussions on Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Guantanamo Bay, 2010 national outlook and the transition from chairman to candidate. Enjoy.
Great interview of Steve Hunt, candidate for State Senate, by the Washington News Observer on YouTube: If you live in the 37th, be sure to check this out before you vote on Tuesday! And, if you’re so inclined, also give a listen to our podcast interview with the candidate.
Perhaps the best postings on what’s happening in the 11th come from Krystle and Greg L. Krystle writes: While Herrity would provide a good challenge to Connolly, Fimian has been active with various community and grassroots-related events. During the summer, when Connolly refused to meet with constituents at open townhall-style meetings, Fimian was alongside of […]
Looks like Rep. Rick Boucher (D-9) can rest a little easier and enjoy his last term in congress by running unopposed. Boucher, whose district voted heavily in favor of Gov-elect McDonnell this past election, was thought to be vulnerable because of his long incumbency (“throw the bums out” mentality amongst the electorate) and his votes […]
By now, most of you know that Dave Marsden has moved three miles down the road from his house in Burke to a basement in a supporter’s house within the 37th District. Yes, this is considered carpetbagging and shows that he had to move to run for the seat. After The Washington Post wrote an […]
Check out this email exchange between Steve Bierfeldt, Director of Development for the Campaign for Liberty and his new Del-elect Patrick Hope: From: Steve Bierfeldt Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2010 To: Patrick Hope Subject: HB 10 Mr. Hope Will you be co-sponsoring or getting on board with Delegate Bob Marshall’s bill to empower Virginia residents […]
State Sen. Robert Hurt: Clearly the favorite, but other than his vote for Mark Warner’s tax increase, I don’t know much about him. His online presence is awful and there is no way of contacting him other than picking up the phone and calling. Unfortunately, I’m not a big fan of calling because I have […]