• Coggeshall – Change, Diversity and Public Safety in Norfolk

    Happy with the levels of crime in Norfolk? I haven’t met anyone yet who is. Change is on the Ballot this Tuesday as Norfolk chooses a new Commonwealth’s Attorney. John Coggeshall thinks that the increasing trend in crime should change. Greg Underwood and the Norfolk Democrats are asking us, the voters, on March 10th to […]

  • Wise Men SayPolicy

    “The laws of gravity cannot be held responsible for people falling in love” –Albert Einstein Whether you call it a Bailout, Stimulus Package or the War on Reality, the government is struggling to figure out what to do about the economic crisis. The MSM, Dems and many GOP are saying that since the Free Market […]

  • Video VPOD #1Podcasts

    In this inaugural episode, I discuss RPV’s efforts to remove Jeff Frederick as party chairman. I’m looking forward to your feedback on my commentary…as well as the video. Help me make this better.

  • Winning 101Politics

    With the recent controversy over Jeff Frederick being asked to step aside as chairman, a key debate has arisen in our party. How do we win? Some say we must stay away from “divisive” issues, some Republicans have gone as far as to criticize other Republicans for putting cultural issues high on their priority list. […]

  • Forbes: Rebuilding the American DreamPolicy

    Guest post by Rep. J. Randy Forbes Last year, Americans lost $14 trillion in net worth. That number is painful no matter who you are – it touches everyone from families, to college students, to small business owners, to family farms, to retirees. After such significant loss in our economy and the impact that is […]

  • McAuliffe likes an education ideaPolitics

    At a recent Chairman McAuliffe round-table discussion that occurred in Hampton Roads, he liked this idea so much he decided to highlight it as a potential policy in a recent campaign e-mail: “In Norfolk, Brenda Andrews suggested setting up a “teacher mentor corps” in which retired teachers could be called upon to mentor young teachers, […]

  • Virginia congressmen on health carePolicy

    Yesterday, the president held a health care forum that has been widely reported, but what do our own congressmen think about the issue?

  • Savage Out Of Democratic Race For LGPolitics

    Vivian Paige breaks the story that Richmond political consultant Rich Savage has dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Governor: In a phone call this morning, Savage said he is proud of the race that he ran. He leaves with his head held high, having  “raised the bar” on the issues, […]

  • VPOD #52: Bob McDonnell, GOP gubernatorial candidatePodcasts

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Republican candidate for governor, Bob McDonnell, discusses the need for “effective leadership” at RPV, party unity and how he will provide it, his thoughts on the GOP nomination fight for attorney general, the state of the Virginia budget – and why our problems are only just beginning, his […]

  • McDonnell On FrederickPolitics

    Pilot Online is reporting that Republican nominee for Governor Bob McDonnell ensorsed the efforts to remove Jeff Frederick as Chairman of the RPV: “It is clear to me, after hearing from Republican leaders across the state, that as we move forward with our campaign, as well as the other statewide and House of Delegates races, […]