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Ed Gillespie, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate releases first TV ad

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ed Gillespie, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate releases first TV ad

Ed Gillespie’s first TV ad, “We Can Do Better” starts today. Gillespie is challenging Incumbent Democrat Mark Warner for his Virginia U.S. Senate seat. Campaign manager Chris Leavitt said, “Ed Gillespie’s economic growth agenda would be the polar opposite of the failed policies of President Obama and Mark Warner. Virginians know that with the right policies, […]

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Warner asks for one-year moratorium on USPS consolidaions

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Warner asks for one-year moratorium on USPS consolidaions

Neither U.S. Sen. Mark Warner or Sen. Tim Kaine have received a response from the letter they wrote on July 18 to the Postmaster General asking for an explanation of the business arguments for closing the Roanoke processing center. This failure to respond prompted Sen. Warner’s follow-up letter Monday, August 18.  In Sen. Warner’s letter […]

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Virginia Credit Union League endorses Senator Mark Warner

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Virginia Credit Union League, the statewide trade association representing 164 not-for-profit credit unions and their 3.25 million member-owners, is endorsing Sen. Mark R. Warner in his re-election bid for the U.S. Senate. “Senator Warner is a longtime advocate and friend of our member-owned credit unions. He is a proven leader with a vision for […]

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Caucus picks Democrat Del. Rosalyn Dance for special election

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Caucus picks Democrat Del. Rosalyn Dance for special election

RICHMOND – The Democratic Party of Virginia held an unassembled caucus today to determine its candidate for the special election to be held on November 4, 2014 to fill the remaining term of former Senator Henry Marsh. According to an unofficial canvass of results conducted by the party, Delegate Rosalyn R. Dance held an advantage over […]

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Sen. Creigh Deeds to Gov. McAuliffe – use the line item veto

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sen. Creigh Deeds to Gov. McAuliffe - use the line item veto

Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds wants Governor Terry McAuliffe to use the line item veto to eliminate the new budget language that strips authority from the MIRC. “At this point, there is not much for him to lose if he can find a way to line item veto the amendment out of the budget,” he said. Deeds […]

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Former GOP officials endorse Mark Warner’s re-election

Monday, June 16, 2014

U.S. Senator Mark Warner announced that 16 former Virginia Republican elected officials have endorsed his 2014 re-election bid. This follows former U.S. Senator John Warner’s endorsement in January. These GOP elected officials have collectively served the Commonwealth for 312 years and for many, this is their first time endorsing a Democrat for statewide office he said. Please see the full […]

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Libertarians raise their profile with full slate

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Deck stacked against Libertarians who need 10 times the number of signatures to get on the ballot but they have a full slate June 10, 2014– A full slate of Libertarian candidates filed to run for federal office yesterday at the State Board of Elections. Collectively, the candidates submitted well over 30,000 signatures. The full […]

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Ed Gillespie wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on the first ballot

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Ed Gillespie wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on the first ballot

Delegates began filling up the Civic Center Convention Hall early Saturday morning but many seats were  empty. There were only 2886 ballot voters. The convention was still organizing at 10:00 a.m. with few delegates seated. Candidate Shak Hill signs were prevalent and there was some trepidation that Ed Gillespie may not win on the first […]

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Paul Ryan endorses Ed Gillespie at Republican Convention Gala

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Paul Ryan endorses Ed Gillespie at Republican Convention Gala

At the Republican Gala Friday night Wisconsin Congressman and former Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan was guest speaker. His support for Ed Gillespie was clear. Gillespie should be the Republican nominee at Saturday’s convention to go against U.S. Senate  incumbent Democrat Mark Warner in November. Gillespie has name recognition to his advantage. He is past […]

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BYOB flyer at Repubican Convention registration has different meaning

Friday, June 6, 2014

BYOB flyer at Repubican Convention registration has different meaning

Ed Gillespie, Chuck Moss and yellow Shak Hill campaign signs dominated the off ramp to the Roanoke Civic Center where registration is taking place for the Republican Convention for U.S. Senate. The nominee to be selected Saturday will square off against Democrat incumbent Mark Warner. Chip Tarbutton and Greg Aldridge, Roanoke Tea Party leaders, sported […]

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Ed Gillespie’s five points he’ll carry to the convention

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Ed Gillespie's five points he'll carry to the convention

Voters will have to decide if Gillespie is contradicting himself – in some cases seems to mirror Warner’s record. Ed Gillespie’s nomination to be the Republican’s candidate for Virginia U.S. Senate is probably in the bag. The convention will take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday. The GOP promises it won’t last long. In a conference […]

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Libertarian Robert Sarvis says Ed Gillespie endorses Libertarian Congressional Candidates

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Libertarian Robert Sarvis says Ed Gillespie endorses Libertarian Congressional Candidates

Robert Sarvis, Libertarian candidate for Virginia U.S. Senate sent an eye-catching blast that said Ed Gillespie, the likely Republican nominee for U.S. Senate is endorsing Libertarian candidates for Congress. He says that Gillespie “implicitly, but strongly, endorsed the Libertarian Party of Virginia’s FULL SLATE of candidates for Congress!” Sarvis went on to clarify that Gillespie’s […]

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