• Wagner on WRVA: Don’t blame mePolitics

    Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Jody Wagner, appeared Friday morning on Jimmy Barrett’s show on WRVA to counter the argument that she was partially responsible for the rash of revenue shortfalls in the budget. Wagner said that it was unfair to accuse her of the shortfalls because of the recession and that many other people […]

  • VPOD 70: Shaun and Jim talk polls, negative attacks, dogs, and unruly mobsPodcasts

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Shaun Kenney and I celebrate our 70th podcast by talking about the things that are most important this week in Virginia politics. In particular, we spoke about: The latest polls in the gubernatorial race, including the Daily Kos, PPP, and SurveyUSA polls Criegh Deeds “me too-ism“, which includes […]

  • Jody Wagner’s bio still on state websitePolitics

    Why is this still online? Jody Wagner pulled a Sarah Palin and quit her job a year ago, and taxpayers are still paying to publicize her bio?

  • Deeds Slams McDonnell on AbortionPolitics

    As predicted on Bearing Drift, Deeds for Governor has gone on the attack, says this morning’s Washington Post. Let’s just cut to the chase — why is Deeds doing this?  A skeptical WaPo gets straight to the heart of the matter: Deeds’s appeal is directed at moderate suburbanites in Northern Virginia and elsewhere who might be […]

  • McDonnell gives Republican radio addressPolitics

    Republican Bob McDonnell, candidate for Virginia governor, gave this week’s radio address for the GOP, as Jane mentioned earlier this week. McDonnell’s address focused on what else: jobs. Hi, I’m Bob McDonnell from Virginia. Times are tough in our state, and in yours. Yesterday’s jobs report is yet another reminder that families and small businesses […]

  • From Playboy subscriptions to shopping, Mayor directs employee and gets finedPolicy

    She handled his Playboy subscription. She shopped for him looking for everything from hair paste to leather to exercise videos. And she didn’t take it any longer. Portsmouth Mayor James Holley, who endorsed Brian Moran earlier this year, was fined by City Council for his actions based on the complaint of assistant Lorraine A. Stokes, […]

  • Obama endorses BollingPolitics

    D.J. McGuire reports on this breathtaking turn of events. [If I had a cheesy clip art graphic with sirens or toupees or Paul Revere on a galloping horse, I'd use it here.]

  • Deeds ducks dutyPolicy

    Via Facebook Ken Cuccinelli “I’m in the Courts Committee working on addressing the Melendez problem, and I’m wondering… where is Senator Creigh Deeds? Isn’t this important enough to step off the campaign trail for part of a day?”

  • J’s notes is Eight-Years-OldCatch-All

    Your number one source in the commonwealth for nonsense is celebrating its eighth anniversary. Enjoy it before it hits puberty – certainly its author hasn’t yet! Lynn probably says it best in her post today. We’re all very grateful to you, J! And congratuations!

  • Kumbaya, save the planet and plastic bagsPolicy

    The Virginian-Pilot amazes me again. Today’s editorial calls on government to ban plastic bags. Recycling isn’t good enough for Woodstockers. BAN! The trip is complete. The “make love not war,” “save the trees,” “tax the rich, feed the poor, ’til there are no rich no more” 60′s throwbacks at the Pilot have driven me to […]