Don’t Expect Virginia’s Redistricting Commission to Change the Political Culture
On Nov. 3, voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment that its backers insist will end the centuries-old scourge of partisan gerrymandering.
Virginia, Just Legalize Marijuana Already
Eleven states have legalized recreational marijuana use. Twenty-two have legalized it for medical use. More states will decide the issue this November.
Terry McAuliffe Moves Closer to Running for Virginia Governor
The former governor recently made it clear he would like to return to RVA
Denver Riggleman Is the Best Political Show in Virginia Politics
There’s new political talk on the Virginia scene that’s tough, funny and has no patience for the fringes on either side of the aisle. Let’s call it ‘Denver: Unplugged.’
Can Kirk Cox Rescue the Virginia GOP?
He seems to be one of the very few officeholders who can thrive outside a gerrymandered cocoon. Does it make him a statewide force?
Is Levar Stoney’s Political Star Still On the Rise?
Richmond’s mayoral election is being held against the backdrop of continuing protests, an on-again-off-again police response and the high-profile removal of Confederate statues
Nick Freitas Should Leave His MAGA Ways Behind
The local GOP apparatus did you no favors with its walk-up convention. It would have helped the party as a whole had it chosen a primary election instead.
Does the Virginia GOP Even Care About Its Future?
How does the GOP pull out of this slump? The answer is: Republicans have no idea and don’t appear interested in or capable of taking suggestions.
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”