For the third year in a row, Rand Paul won the straw poll conducted at CPAC. Scott Walker came in second, booting Ted Cruz to third place. (more...)
A new ethics bill, passed by the General Assembly in response to the charges against former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, states no government official can receive a gift valued at more than $100. Gifts valued at over $50 must be disclosed within 6 weeks of their receipt. (more...)
The suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia alleges violations of the Republican Party's constitutional rights arising from operation of Virginia's Incumbent Protection Act.(more...)
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu will address Congress on March 3 but many democrats have decided they will not attend using the excuse that the speech is too close to the Knesset elections on March 17. Senator Tim Kaine has announced that he will not attend the speech. (more...)
The Virginia House of Delegates has passed amendments to the 2014-2016 biennial budget that call for "$1 billion less in general fund spending than the originally adopted two-year budget, eliminate $11.7 million in fees and $33 million in debt proposed by the Governor," and that purport to reject Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. The amendment now goes to the Governor for his signature.(more...)
The new Republican Party of Virginia Chairman's first big fundraiser was a smashing success. Hopefully this is a sign of bigger things to come.(more...)
In an announcement that came as no surprise to anyone, LG Ralph Northam said on Tuesday he will seek the Virginia Governorship in 2017. Attorney General Mark Herring is also thought to be running for Governor in 2017. More on the story here.
UPDATED: Brian also voted in the democrat primary in 2004. Brian admits to voting for Hillary, here. He is ready for Hillary! Sully District candidate for Supervisor Brian Schoeneman has voted in Democrat primaries twice in the last decade. In 2006 he voted in the democrat Senate primary between Jim Webb and Harris Miller. He also voted in the democrat Presidential primary between Hillary and Obama in 2008.(more...)