Ed Gillespie’s repeal and replace healthcare alternative

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ed Gillespie's repeal and replace healthcare alternative

Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for Virginia U.S. senate says that the Affordable Care Act increases health costs, federal spending, and gives government control over peoples healthcare choices.  “It reduces job growth, patient choice, and the quality of care.”  Today as promised in recent debates Gillespie repleased his alternative to the ACA after it is […]

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Warner, Gillespie and Sarvis are different in many ways

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Warner, Gillespie and Sarvis are different in many ways

Media would have you believe there was little daylight between the Virginia U.S. Senate candidates at the forum held Monday in Roanoke. They just didn’t listen. Well, maybe they listened for sound bites or something that would make a good headline. Incumbent Democrat Senator Mark Warner, the Republican former RNC Chair and political operative Ed […]

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Warner accepts eight public forums to include Libertarian Sarvis

Thursday, August 21, 2014

. U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s campaign announced that he has accepted eight additional joint public forums to discuss important Virginian issues with Republican nominee Ed Gillespie, including two televised debates. Warner’s campaign also expressed his support for including Robert Sarvis, the Libertarian Party nominee, in the two additional debates. “Virginians deserve an independent voice in the debates,” […]

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Forum gives Democrats last chance to garner firehouse primary votes

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Forum gives Democrats last chance to garner firehouse primary votes

Four Democrats want to snag retiring Delegate Onzlee Ware’s 11th district House seat. Council members Dave Trinkle  and Court Rosen along with Sam Rasoul and Patricia White-Boyd presented their case at Tuesday’s forum hosted by the Urban Professional League and moderated by WDBJ7 anchor Hollani Davis. The questions were mostly geared toward easy Democratic answers. […]

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Trish White-Boyd vies for the 11th district HOD Democratic nomination

Friday, November 15, 2013

Trish White-Boyd vies for the 11th district HOD Democratic nomination

Trish White Boyd will announce her candidacy for the nomination  for the House of Delegates to represent the 11th District of the city of Roanoke on Saturday, November 16 at 5:30 pm at The Avenue on the corner of Melrose and Lafayette.  Boyd is appreciative of the service that Onzlee Ware  provided the 11th District and […]

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Octavia Johnson announces her candidacy for the 11th district HOD

Friday, November 15, 2013

Octavia Johnson announces her candidacy for the 11th district HOD

ROANOKE, VA – Roanoke City Sheriff Octavia Johnson announced her candidacy Friday for the 11th District Seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, following the announcement that Delegate Onzlee Ware would be retiring. “It has been an honor to serve as Roanoke City Sheriff for the past eight years. Working with the people of the […]

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Sam Rasoul to run for Delegate Onzlee Ware’s seat in special election

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Sam Rasoul to run for Delegate Onzlee Ware's seat in special election

Roanoke, VA – Sam Rasoul will announce his candidacy for the House of Delegates 11th District seat Monday November 18th. Delegate Onzlee Ware announced today that he will be resigning, citing his mother’s health as the primary reason. Rasoul stated “I want to thank Delegate Ware for his years of service to Roanoke and our […]

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RPV Chair Pat Mullins’ complaint to VA SBE regarding McAuliffe

Monday, October 14, 2013

RPV Chair Pat Mullins' complaint to VA SBE regarding McAuliffe

RPV Chairman Pat Mullins sent a letter to Virginia State Board of Elections Chairman Charlie Judd regarding Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe being on the list of passive investors of an annuity that profited from a scheme involving terminally ill patients. McAuliffe immediately donated his investments to charity. An AP reporter retracted a report that […]

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WDBJ7 anchor Jean Jadhon will moderate debate at Virginia Tech

Saturday, July 20, 2013

WDBJ7 anchor Jean Jadhon will moderate debate at Virginia Tech

WDBJ7 will be in charge at the Virginia Tech debate at a date yet to be determined Oct. 24. A panel will question the candidates made up of WDBJ7’s political analysts Dr. Robert Denton (aka Dr. Bob), Dr. Harry Wilson and Chris Hurst along with a member of the Associate Press. WDBJ7 anchor Chris Hurst Jean Jadhon […]

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VA Sen. Donald McEachin submits FOIA request to Cuccinelli

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Calls for Governor Bob McDonnell to explain allegations of conflict of interest are mounting daily. Connections with  Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams continue to unfold. Donations, gifts to family and now allegations that McDonnell’s corporation and wife allegedly benefited from $120,000. Virginia Senator Chap Peterson of Fairfax called on McDonnell to explain his gifts or resign. […]

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Terry McAuliffe officially opens his Roanoke campaign office

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Terry McAuliffe officially opens his Roanoke campaign office

Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic nominee for governor told 70 supporters and volunteers Saturday that the race between him and his opponent, Republican and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is possibly the starkest contrast between two gubernatorial candidates in the history of the Commonwealth. At the office opening was his wife Dorothy, Jack Kennedy, board member of […]

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The luck of the draw goes to Al Bedrosian

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The luck of the draw goes to Al Bedrosian

The build up to breaking the Roanoke County Republican Primary tie between Al Bedrosian and Mike Bailey for the nomination came and went quickly Tuesday Morning. It was sort of anticlimactic. You could see the puzzled and worried looks on Republican Party officials as 40 minutes ticked by with no announcement. A guard was at […]

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