Former President Bill Clinton and gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe get a warm Roanoke welcome

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Former President Bill Clinton and gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe get a warm Roanoke welcome

Waiting in line were Mark and Sharon Lazar of Roanoke. Mark Lazar said he use to be proud of both political parties but he can’t say that has been the case recently. He wants to see a complete change and believes a lot of other people feel the same way.  The Republicans “are entitled to […]

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Teachers rally for 17th HOD district Freeda Cathcart

Monday, October 28, 2013

Teachers rally for 17th HOD district Freeda Cathcart

According to teacher, Thomas Ryder, about 25-30 “eager voters,” parents, teachers and concerned citizens gathered in the community room at the outdated Vinton Library to hear Democratic candidate Freeda Cathcart rail against SOL testing in public schools.  On the heels of incumbent 17th district Delegate Chris Head’s Halloween slam mailer, Cathcart supporters were incensed and resolved […]

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Letter to Editor: Vote for Abraham for Virginia 7th District House of Delegates

Friday, October 25, 2013

Every time I leave my home or return again I fear for my life. My driveway runs under an Interstate 81 bridge in Pulaski County, and chunks of concrete have been flaking off for years. One hit a woman in the head and injured her seriously in August. I’ve been crying for attention to this, […]

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Roanoke Delegate Onzlee Ware endorses Terry McAuliffe

Friday, October 25, 2013

With less than a week until Virginia’s General Election on November 5, Delegate Onzlee Ware (D-City of Roanoke), announces his endorsement of Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Terry McAuliffe. He stated the following for why he supports Terry: I have decided to endorse Terry McAuliffe. The 2013 election has proven to be a relentless campaign of negative […]

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Cuccinelli lagging in polls will stop in Roanoke with Gov. McCrory before debate

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Cuccinelli lagging in polls will stop in Roanoke with Gov. McCrory before debate

Prior to Thursday’s October 24 WDBJ/VT Blacksburg gubernatorial debate Republican candidate Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will rally supporters with North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on the same day at the Roanoke Victory Office located at 3015 Peters Creek Road, Brammer Village Suite A, Roanoke, VA 24019 from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. RSVP to Owen Haydenohayden@rpv.org or 540-354-2063 **It is open to the public.** […]

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In ROANOKE Terry McAuliffe with President Bill Clinton

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

In ROANOKE Terry McAuliffe with President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton & Virginians for McAuliffe to Hold “Putting Jobs First” Event. President Bill Clinton and Virginians for McAuliffe will join Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe to discuss the importance of voting in this election and the clear choice facing Virginia voters between Terry McAuliffe’s mainstream plan to create jobs and invest in education and Ken Cuccinelli’s extreme ideological agenda. Note: Tickets […]

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President Bill Clinton rallies for Terry McAuliffe in Blacksburg

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

President Bill Clinton rallies for Terry McAuliffe in Blacksburg

President Bill Clinton & Virginians for McAuliffe to Hold “Putting Jobs First” Event. President Bill Clinton and Virginians for McAuliffe will join Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe to discuss the importance of voting in this election and the clear choice facing Virginia voters between Terry McAuliffe’s mainstream plan to create jobs and invest in education and Ken Cuccinelli’s extreme ideological […]

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Freeda Cathcart candidate for HOD 17th district says incumbent owes educators an apology

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Freeda Cathcart candidate for HOD 17th district says incumbent owes educators an apology

Tuesday morning candidate for Delegate Freeda Cathcart, participated in a forum hosted by the Virginia Retired Teachers Association (VRTA) alongside State Senator John Edwards and Delegate Chris Head. In a press release Cathcart claimed Delegate Head insulted teachers at the forum saying teaching was “easy.” She claims Head added insult to injury toward Roanoke Valley […]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith votes “no” on raising debt ceiling & opening government

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Senate amendments to raise the debt ceiling without corresponding spending cuts: “In our legislative process, each side must give up some priorities to come to a common agreement.  Over the past several weeks, my colleagues […]

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte statement on vote against raising debt ceiling & opening government

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Congressman Bob Goodlatte released the following statement regarding tonight’s vote in the House of Representatives: “The Senate’s plan raises the debt limit and merely delays discussion on debt and spending for a short time and does little to address the fundamental fiscal challenges facing our nation.  The fact of the matter is that unrestrained government […]

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Senator Tim Kaine on re-opening government and paying the bills

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaking on the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine applauded leaders in the Senate for reaching a bipartisan agreement to re-open government, pay our nation’s bills and avert default, and begin long-term budget talks between the House and Senate. The Senate is expected to vote on this proposal later today. “This […]

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Lt. Governor candidate Ralph Northam and Dr. Howard Jones denounce Jackson’s support for Personhood legislation

Monday, October 14, 2013

On a conference call Monday Dr. Ralph Northam, candidate for Lt. Governor of Virginia and Dr. Howard Jones criticized Republican E.W. Jackson for his support of Personhood legislation, which would outlaw common forms of birth control and in vitro fertilization. In an interview at a Roanoke Meet and Greet Jackson said: “yes as a general […]

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