Terry McAuliffe May Not See a Second Term
… and it’s not because of anything he said or did. It’s because events – and the chance to make history – have marginalized ‘the Macker’ in ways few could have foreseen even a month ago.
Mark Herring’s Court Brief Reminds Us of Some Useful History About Richmond’s Lee Statue
Lee felt it was “wiser” for all concerned “not to keep open the sores of war”
Virginia’s Confederate Statues Betray the Commonwealth’s Claimed Gentility
The big issue isn’t the bronze monuments to a failed slave-owners’ rebellion. It’s education
What Richmonders Should Do To Move Toward Racial Justice
The folks who step up will win in the long-run.
Virginia Democrats Have the Advantage This November
Early poll numbers are leaning Biden
There Is No Easy Road to Reopening Virginia
Expecting life and business to immediately return to the pre-shutdown days is wishful thinking
Virginia’s Experience in the 1918 Flu Epidemic Could Help It Decide When To Reopen and How
The influenza would return in the winter with such force that it nearly overwhelmed the still fragile health system
Virginia Made Voting Easier, But Don’t Expect Turnout To Rise
A more inclusive democracy is a good thing but don’t necessarily expect the numbers of people voting to increase or for one party to reap all the benefits of the changes
Virginia’s Budget Meltdown
Is a recession on its way?
Virus Politics and Trump’s Shadow Complicate GOP Hopes in Virginia’s 7th District
The Cook Political Report sees the general election contest as a toss-up. Sabato’s Crystal Ball has it at “leans Democratic.”