Rep. Griffith ‘Reid Plan’ spending gimmicks

Saturday, July 30, 2011

WASHINGTON – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement today regarding his vote in opposition to the so-called Reid Plan: “The ‘Reid Plan,’ fraught with Washington spending gimmicks, is nothing more than a blank check for President Obama and the spending lovers in Congress. It lacks spending discipline – raises the debt ceiling by […]

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Rep. Griffith held his nose and voted for Boehner plan

Friday, July 29, 2011

WASHINGTON – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement today regarding his vote on the Budget Control Act of 2011: “Over the past several weeks, I have been listening to many folks in the 9th District who are rightfully concerned with our nation’s debt and, like I am, are frustrated by Washington’s lack of […]

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Neo-Nazi Bill White is back in business

Thursday, July 28, 2011

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center HATEWATCH former jailhouse tenant and hater of everyone non-white has pulled himself up by the Neo-Nazi bootstraps. He is buying up property in Roanoke. He posted on Craigslist looking for a property manager and real estate manager in Roanoke. He has formed a limited liability partnership. A partnership of […]

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Governor McDonnell urges support of Boehner’s bill

Thursday, July 28, 2011

RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell today issued the following statement regarding Speaker of the House John Boehner’s debt limit legislation: “It it critical that the United States Congress immediately pass the best possible bill that will resolve the ongoing debt limit impasse. It would be catastrophic for the United States, and for Virginia, if we […]

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OP-ED: Can Sanity Prevail?

Thursday, July 28, 2011

OP-ED: Can Sanity Prevail?

By: Andy Schmookler, 6th District  Congressional Candidate Right now in America, insanity has its bold champions, and those who should defend sanity do not stand and fight. Violating Our Political Norms Americans are suffering now–worried, angry, disgusted—from a wholly unnecessary crisis deliberately chosen by one of our two major parties. It was a choice by […]

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A rematch in Virginia Senate District 19 – Bell/Smith

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A rematch in Virginia Senate District 19 – Bell/Smith

UPDATED: 6:20 p.m. in BOLD.  Call it a rematch or just another candidate announcement prospect but this may be the most interesting race in our area for 2011. Former Republican State Senator Brandon Bell is challenging Republican Senator Ralph Smith in the 19th district. In a phone call with Brandon Bell, who was traveling on […]

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Tripp Godsey a 100 percent conservative 100 percent of the time

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Tripp Godsey a 100 percent conservative 100 percent of the time

Tripp Godsey, Republican Primary Candidate for 21st Senate District Governor Bob McDonnell endorsed Tripp Godsey’s primary opponent but he is not deterred. He says he will be “conservative 100% of the time versus Nutter’s sometimes.” He announced his intention to be the nominee of the Republican Party at a June 2 Roanoke Tea Party meeting. […]

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Republican primary forum candidates target Democrat incumbent

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Republican primary forum candidates target Democrat incumbent

There were many conservative issues the two Republican primary candidates for the Virginia 21st senate district had in common at Tuesday’s forum. They both clamored for defeat of incumbent Democrat Senator John Edwards. Tripp Godsey, 47 a Roanoke City resident is owner of two Farmers Insurance agency locations. Christiansburg resident Delegate Dave Nutter, 56 is […]

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Morgan Griffith calls Obama budget plan “priceless”

Monday, July 25, 2011

Cutting Spending When It Counts The debt limit debate continues. As I write, let’s review. House Republican plans: 1) Cut, Cap, and Balance; 2) Speaker Boehner’s plan of Monday, July 25 Senate plans: 1) Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan; 2) “Gang of Six” plan 3) Majority Leader Reid’s plan of Monday, July 25 President’s plan: […]

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Tim Donner one of four Republicans seeking U.S. Senate seat

Friday, July 22, 2011

Tim Donner one of four Republicans seeking U.S. Senate seat

Tim Donner seeks the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate After the 2010 elections businessman Tim Donner says he “believes that there is an appetite for people outside of the traditional political sphere.” He is seeking the Republican nomination to fill retiring U.S. Senator Jim Webb’s seat in 2012. Tim Donner is a businessman and broadcast […]

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Morgan Griffith votes against Cut, Cap, and Balance Act

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Morgan Griffith votes against Cut, Cap, and Balance Act

WASHINGTON – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement this evening after voting against H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011: “I support the general goal of cut, cap, and balance, and I appreciate House leadership bringing this concept to the floor for a vote. However, to keep my commitments made […]

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Tripp Godsey endorsed by Roanoke Tea Party – UPDATE

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Tripp Godsey endorsed by Roanoke Tea Party - UPDATE

UPDATE: There will be a forum Tuesday evening July 26  hosted by the Roanoke City Republican Committee featuring Tripp Godsey and Delegate Dave Nutter. It will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Roanoke City Council Chambers. The membership of the Roanoke Tea Party voted unanimously Monday to endorse Tripp Godsey, a Roanoke insurance agency owner as […]

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