Tuesday Apr 15
Virginia Senate race raking in the millions
If Virginia's pricey 2012 U.S. Senate race is a template for this year's contest, voters should prepare for a barn burner with millions in opaque political cash raised and spent in the run-up to November.
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Tuesday Apr 15
HOH: Web Comic Riffs on Jim Moran's Plea for Higher Pay
Internet celeb Remy Munasifi has worked up a new tax day ditty ridiculing wasteful government spending, tedious filing practices and a certain Virginia pol's pitch to have Uncle Sam slip lawmakers a few extra bucks.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Dems should look to Jim Webb in 2016
If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been suddenly swept away by a toxic conservative tide, can former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton be far behind? The Tea Party is gone as well, leaving a few stalwart governors still standing in the middle of America at the sea change.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Former VA Senator to Receive T.J. Foundation Medal for Citizen Leadership
Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will receive one the University of Virginia's highest accolades this week.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
US recognition of Va. tribes moves forward
Legislation that would grant long-sought federal recognition of six Virginia Indian tribes is headed to the full U.S. Senate.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The Washington Monthly
The Real Versus Mythical Power of Candidate Gaffes
In what should be a relatively non-controversial FiveThirtyEight post , Nate Silver looks at Bruce Braley's "Iowa farmer" gaffe and weighs the likelihood that it could be a "game-changer" in the Senate race to succeed Tom Harkin.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Rep. Wolf Chides Obama About 'Potential Persecution'
Virginia Rep. Frank Wolf wrote a pointed letter to President Barack Obama asking him to appoint a special envoy for persecuted religious minorities, taking issue with his reference of "potential persecution" of Christians in his meeting Thursday with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
One simple chart shows just how big Daily Kos' tent actually is
About a week ago, the folks at Third Way-the organization that tried to smear Elizabeth Warren as "catastrophically anti-business" during the height of her Senate campaign-laughably attacked Markos and this site for allegedly " folding up the big tent ."
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Ed Gillespie Leading GOP Field in Virginia Senate Primary
With most signs pointing to former Republican Party chief Ed Gillespie as the likely candidate against freshman Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia, Gillespie told Newsmax his opponent was a key proponent of the unpopular Obamacare law.