• Weekend Virginia: Election MattersPolitics

    This week on Fred Echols’ ““Weekend Virginia” from WVTF, Waldo talks Terry McAuliffe and the Democratic Primary and I discuss GOP enthusiasm post convention (this was recorded last Friday).

  • PPP: Deeds by 14 (UPDATE WITH SUSA NUMBERS)Politics

    Public Policy Polling last week showed a virtual three way tie in the primary for the Democratic nomination for Governor with Deeds holding a slight lead after lagging in third since the race began.  Now, on the eve of tomorrow’s primary, Deeds has broken away from the pack: Deeds is now at 40%, followed by […]

  • A more important election than Virginia’s Democratic primaryPolicy

    Perhaps. Coming up this Friday, Iran votes for president.

  • A tale of two newspapersCatch-All

    Hampton Roads can enjoy two newspapers’ editorials today. The Virginian-Pilot supports air, and that’s a good thing, because that’s what their argument is.

  • Two key GOP primaries tomorrowPolitics

    In Roanoke, five Republicans are scrambling to fill the vacant seat left by retiring Del. William Fralin. They will face Democrat Gwen Mason. The candidates: Bill Cleaveland, Chris Head, Josh Johnson, Melvin Williams and Mike Wray are all making last-ditch efforts to get voters of the 17th District to recognize them in time for tomorrow’s […]

  • Shaun Kenney joins me in “endorsing” DeedsPolitics

    Update: you can also add Loudoun Insider of Too Conservative to those Republicans who are are picking Deeds. Last week I wrote that the Democrats best chance at competing this general election is with Creigh Deeds. I have been joined in two-part harmony by Shaun Kenney. Kenney cites Deeds’ close race with McDonnell in 2005, […]

  • Auditing the FedPolicy

    In an environment full of bailouts, buy outs, and handouts, many politicians still claim no matter how much they want to spend or tax or both, they are fiscally responsible. If that were true, one would think every member of Congress would jump at the opportunity to easily prove that point by co-sponsoring legislation to […]

  • Not Another BailoutCatch-All

    Senate Democrats have attached a $108 Billion bailout for the International Monetary Fund to the War Supplemental. The Supplemental (HR 2346) passed the House 368-60. It gained wide Republican support because the monies were going to the troops though it did have some opposition from the anti-war left. But now, everything has changed. Senate Democrats […]

  • McAuliffe trying to “sign” his way to the nomination?Politics

    As I drove through my sub-division the other day, I saw a rather, shall we say, interesting sight – a whole slew of McAuliffe signs about 20 feet apart along the median. Kinda reminded me of this from our last Shad Plank in Wakefield: Sure, there were McDonnell signs…but that’s to be expected from an […]

  • New look for the “Star City”; GOP primary pollCatch-All

    Hank Bostwick has unveiled a very sleek and clean look at Star City Harbinger. Looks good! He also has a poll up on the hotly-contested 17th HOD GOP primary.