Following up on Russ Moulton’s concerns about RPV State Central possibly selecting a primary over a convention, RPV Vice-Chairman Mike Thomas has responded in kind: Dear Fellow Member of the State Central Committee: I am writing to lay out for you why I believe we should adopt a Primary as the method by which to […]
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Well, I guess this settles whether George Allen is running for Senate…. Conservatives within the Republican Party of Virginia have long sought conventions as a method of nomination. Establishment GOP types favor primaries for a number of reasons: they build a statewide presence, conventions can be hijacked, and most importantly is that primaries are cost-prohibitive. […]
Grief counselors going from office to office. Tears being shed. “It was like it was about death.” “I don’t want to discuss it. It’s a hard time.” Are these quotes about a terrorist attack? Natural disaster? Famine? Last night’s Redskins game? No. They’re quotes from a Politico story talking about the Democratic staffers thrown out of […]
19th Senate District Republicans decide to select their nominee via a canvass on November 23 and Democrats find a nominee
What’s the biggest outrage? That his voters keep sending this arrogant flouter of rules back to Washington year after year, or that he’s willing to break ethics rules to defend against ethics charges.
Shall we call it the Ministry of Truth or the Protectors of Freedom? According the Wall Street Journal, the Obama Administration is about to release via the U.S. Commerce Department their vision for “policing Internet privacy” and will call for new regulations and the creation of a new position to oversee these privacy laws. The […]
Today, Sunshine Review launched a new website called Sunshine Standard, which is a new online platform designed for legislators and activists that will become a national model for launching transparency reforms across the country and will assist Americans in holding their legislators accountable. Mike Barnhart, President of Sunshine Review, said in a statement: “Most state […]