Gov. McDonnell’s reaction to George Allen leaving politics

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell issued the following statement this morning regarding comments by former Virginia Governor and Senator George Allen that he will not seek political office again. “I was disappointed to learn that George Allen will not seek political office again. I’ve had the honor of knowing George for two decades now. He […]

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President Barack Obama re-elected with Virginia’s help

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

President Barack Obama re-elected with Virginia's help

As the polls closed in Virginia the tallying began even as voters were still waiting in lines to vote. The polls closed at 7:00 p.m. but the Virginia State Board of Elections issued a directive to not release any more precinct results until 8:00 p.m. Virginia was too close to call most of Tuesday evening. […]

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Gov. McDonnell on re-election of President Obama

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

RICHMOND– Governor Bob McDonnell issued the following statement Tuesday night regarding the re-election of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.  “Tonight, I want to congratulate President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on winning re-election. This has been a spirited and tough campaign. The differences between the sides have been clear, widely […]

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Line forms early at Roanoke City precincts

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Line forms early at Roanoke City precincts

On Election Day the line to vote at the Peters Creek precinct in Northwest Roanoke City almost reached to Ferncliff Avenue just below William Fleming High School. By 6:45 a.m. cars filled the Schewels furniture store parking lot across the street from the Ruffner Middle School gym. The doors opened promptly at 6:00 a.m. and […]

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VP Joe Biden surprises volunteers at Roanoke headquarters

Monday, November 5, 2012

VP Joe Biden surprises volunteers at Roanoke headquarters

Vice President Joe Biden paid an unexpected visit to the Obama/Biden campaign headquarters in Roanoke Monday. He arrived carrying three large pizzas from Benny Marconi’s. “That’s the biggest box of pizza I’ve ever seen in my life,” he said. Though they were already paid for he hands them a $20 bill. “We are the pizza […]

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Former President Bill Clinton has been getting around Virginia

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Former President Bill Clinton has been getting around Virginia

The 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton addressed 3000 enthusiastic supporters at Patrick Henry High School’s gymnasium Saturday. He said, “I’m much more enthusiastic today than I was four years ago.” Four years ago Mr. Clinton was at Patrick Henry High School campaigning for his wife Hillary during the presidential primary. He has […]

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Local high school teens skip school to hear Romney speak.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Local high school teens skip school to hear Romney speak.

Roanoke, VA (Nov. 1, 2012) – While most students sit in class, a group of local high school students stand in line to hear Presidential candidate Mitt Romney speak. Wintry temperatures may keep some away, but this group of nearly 70 students from Roanoke Valley Christian School cleared their morning schedule to gain a better […]

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Romney media conference call smacks of desperation

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Romney media conference call smacks of desperation

Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Gov. Mitt Romney’s campaign held a media conference call on the “State of the Race.” The call featured Romney Campaign Senior Advisor Russ Schriefer, Pollster Neil Newhouse and Political Director Rich Beeson. President Obama leads Gov. Romney 49 to 47 percent, among likely Virginia voters in the Wednesday morning Quinnipiac University […]

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Editor: Romney is bad choice for Republicans and Democrats

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

If you’re a middle class Republican, you will NOT be immune to deep Romney/Ryan budget cuts, including education, to pay for tax cuts for the super-rich and your own children would be affected. And guess what? There will be more that will hurt your family but Romney/Ryan still don’t offer a clue about what else […]

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Former 5th district congressman didn’t say “never”

Monday, October 29, 2012

Former 5th district congressman didn't say

Tom Perriello, the former Democratic congressman from Virginia’s 5th district was swept into office in 2008 on a wave of anti-Bush era sentiments and defeated Franklin County’s Virgil Goode. In two short years Perriello lost reelection in the 2010 mid-term elections to Robert Hurt. He had some of the most memorable campaign ads in 2008 […]

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State election board votes for AG investigation into voter registration dumping

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Virginia state Senator Donald McEachin of Henrico wrote the attorney general asking him to investigate the discarding of eight completed registration forms. An arrest has been made. (See following the attorney general’s statement). Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli statement: “The State Board of Elections held a special meeting today and requested that my office look into the […]

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Governor McDonnell calls foul on Obama’s “horses and bayonets” zinger

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Governor McDonnell calls foul on Obama's

At Monday nights presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney on foreign policy Romney criticized Obama for a depletion in Navy ships since the early 1900s. President Obama replied that it wasn’t 1900 anymore and “it’s not a game of Battleship.” He used the analogy that the modern day military doesn’t use “horses […]

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