Bob McDonnell Gives Commencement Address at National College

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Bob McDonnell Gives Commencement Address at National College

Bob McDonnell fresh from his nomination Saturday as Republican candidate for governor was National College’s commencement speaker at the Salem Civic Center Sunday afternoon. Director Lew Bishop introduced “candidate and friend” McDonnell and espoused the reasons McDonnell was selected to give the commencement address. “Bob McDonnell sets a prime example for you,” said Bishop and […]

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Mayor Bowers is Disappointed with the Breach of Trust

Friday, May 29, 2009

Mayor Bowers is Disappointed with the Breach of Trust

At Mayor David Bowers office this morning he expressed his disappointment with what he termed as a breach of trust by his colleagues who anonymously spoke to The Roanoke Times on an executive session personnel issue. That issue identified in The Roanoke Times was regarding a majority of Council members serious consideration in non-renewal of […]

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Will Queen Darlene Bite the Dust Monday?

Friday, May 29, 2009

Will Queen Darlene Bite the Dust Monday?

Brewing for much too long– Roanoke City may not have Queen Darlene to kick around anymore. Roanoke City Manager, Darlene Burcham, as reported by The Roanoke Times may be on the ropes for certain this time. Roanoke citizens have been way too patient. During Burcham’s tenure debt per capita has increased four-fold. The purchase of Countryside Golf […]

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Roanoke County Windsor District Republican Primary Debate – Video

Friday, May 29, 2009

Roanoke County Windsor District Republican Primary Debate - Video

Explorer Park, the multi-generation center, and the library were part of the debate held Thursday evening at the Bent Mountain Fire and Rescue station. Ed Elswick is challenging Joe McNamara in the June 9 primary. McNamara was the only supervisor to vote against the multi-generation center emphasizing that he was only one vote. Elswick claimed the […]

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Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Moran Fights Back

Thursday, May 28, 2009

ALEXANDRIA – Brian Moran’s campaign manager, Andrew Roos, released the following statement in response to Terry McAuliffe’s negative attack mailer on Brian Moran that arrived in mailboxes. The mailer is available here: http://brianmoran.com/assets/2009/5/27/mackernegative.pdf “Brian Moran will take no lectures on ethics from the booking agent of the Lincoln bedroom and the architect of the Business […]

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Bob McDonnell Releases Plan to “Make Virginia a Gang-Free Zone”

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Virginia’s Republican gubernatorial candidate McDonnell’s proposals include: Appointing State Anti-Gang Coordinator at Deputy Secretary Level; Implementation of Richmond’s Successful GRIP Program in Other Communities; Expanded Prevention Programs; Broadened “Gang-Free” Zone; Making Gang Recruitment a Class 6 Felony Leesburg–Bob McDonnell, Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Attorney General of Virginia, traveled to Loudoun County Thursday to unveil […]

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11th District Democratic Primary Candidate Vows To Give $10,000

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Today the Martin Jeffrey for Delegate Campaign is announcing that Jeffrey, who is seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party for the House of Delegates in the 11th District, will set aside a significant portion of his salary annually upon election to promote local organizations reflecting his priorities. The three priority issues highlighted by this […]

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Entertaining Bob McDonnell Video on Card Check – LOL

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

From the Republican Bob McDonnell campaign this LOL video depicting McDonnell on Card Check with Terry McAuliffe, Craigh Deeds, and Brian Moran response…. campaign says “all this dodging must be painful.” Well done video no matter what your views … ROTFLMAO! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Of the candidates running for Governor, who opposes Card Check and will fight […]

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Washington Post Profiles Brian Moran – Humane Society Endorsement

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

All his life, Brian Moran has been the dutiful son. The youngest of seven in a sprawling, working-class Irish Catholic family in the Boston area, he was the one who was sent, uncomplaining, to spend the summer in a trailer with a disagreeable aunt in the remote Maine woods when he was 9. He studied […]

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CONGRESSMAN BOBBY SCOTT ENDORSES JODY WAGNER FOR LT. GOVERNOR

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

LONGTIME REPRESENTATIVE PROVIDES BOOST IN HAMPTON ROADS, RICHMOND RICHMOND – Today Congressman Bobby Scott announced his endorsement of Jody Wagner for Lt. Governor.  Scott, who has represented Virginia’s Third district since 1992, becomes the third member of the Commonwealth’s Congressional delegation to endorse Wagner, joining Congressmen Glenn Nye (VA-2) and Rick Boucher (VA-9).  His support […]

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Slight Distinctions at the Republican Forum for the 17th District – “Joe Smith” Resurrected? – Photos/Video

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Slight Distinctions at the Republican Forum for the 17th District -

Attorneys Melvin Williams, Josh Johnson, and Bill Cleaveland along with business man Chris Head and former Roanoke Board of Supervisor Mike Wray took turns answering questions from moderator, Kathy Terry. Terry is a member of the Republican National Committee. They all want retiring Delegate Fralin’s seat. They are all in accord on wanting to keep the […]

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Drummer of “1964 The Tribute” Arrested on Outstanding Warrants

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

UPDATE: Chesapeake Police arrested “1964 The Tribute” drummer, Terence Steven Manfredi (Ringo) for failure to appear in court for nonpayment of child support. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ According to police spokeswoman, Aisha Johnson the drummer of “1964 The Tribute” was arrested yesterday at Festival in the Park after the band had finished their concert.  Arrested was Terence Steven […]

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