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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Councilman Sherman Lea holds roundtable discussion with seniors

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Councilman Sherman Lea holds roundtable discussion with seniors

On Tuesday, Roanoke City Council member Sherman Lea held a roundtable with seniors at the Friendship Retirement Community. Lea discussed issues important to them in the upcoming presidential election, including Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s plans to turn Medicare into a voucher program and slash funding for Medicaid in order to pay for tax cuts […]

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Craig Romney talks about family at Romney headquarters

Friday, September 21, 2012

Craig Romney talks about family at Romney headquarters

Craig Romney was 30 minutes late to Roanoke’s Romney headquarters Thursday afternoon. While supporters patiently waited for his arrival, financial planner Maynard Keller was scurrying around promoting a photo opportunity in hopes of getting the young Romney in his 1969 AMC Javelin. Craig’s grandfather, George Romney was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 […]

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The Romney video that dismisses 47% of the electorate

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

This is the video if you have not seen you don’t have a television. I must be a moocher since I’m on social security and I collected unemployment at one time and my kids were on free lunch. I recovered but Romney says I shouldn’t vote for him because I took government assistance. What do […]

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Ward Armstrong and Danville teacher denounce Mitt Romney’s behind-closed-doors comments

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Roanoke, Va. – Today, Former Minority Leader Ward Armstrong and retired Danville Teacher Crystal Gregory will hold a press call to discuss Mitt Romney’s remarks at a closed-doors fundraiser, where he stated that 47% of Americans view themselves as “victims,” don’t pay their taxes, feel entitled to handouts, and are unwilling to take “personal responsibility” […]

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Mitt Romney releases “War On Coal” television Ad

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Boston, MA – Today, Romney for President released a new television advertisement titled “War On Coal.” President Obama is ruining the coal industry and it’s affecting real people across the country. We have 250 years of coal. Why wouldn’t we use it? AD FACTS: Script For “War On Coal”: MAN: “Obama’s ruining the coal industry.” […]

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VP candidate and congress Paul Ryan at Roanoke fundraiser

Sunday, September 16, 2012

VP candidate and congress Paul Ryan at Roanoke fundraiser

“We’re going to take responsibility and fix this mess,” said Paul Ryan the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate at a Hotel Roanoke fundraiser Friday evening. Ryan spoke for 12 minutes. He repeated what he had said at Northwest Hardware in Roanoke on August 22nd saying rights don’t come from government but from nature and God. “The very […]

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Multiple Roanoke fundraisers lining up including Paul Ryan Friday

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

On Friday Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan will hold a fundraiser at the Hotel Roanoke. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. with the VP is $10,000 a head and a VIP photo op at 6:30 is $2500 but you can get in at the 7:30 General Reception for $250. Delegate Greg Habeeb announced a luncheon at […]

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Democrats rebuttal to Paul Ryan – “It’s not true”

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Democrats rebuttal to Paul Ryan -

Former DPVA chair Richard “Dickie” Cranwell and council members Sherman Lea and Bill Bestpitch gave the Democratic rebuttal to VP Republican Paul Ryan’s remarks on Wednesday. Cranwell said that he welcomed the dialogue with the presumptive nominee. He said that they do not agree with the Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan philosophies to privatize social […]

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In Roanoke Paul Ryan crowd chants “We built it”

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

In Roanoke Paul Ryan crowd chants

Political analyst Dr. Bob Denton was impressed by the Republican VP candidate Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan’s performance at Roanoke’s Northwest Hardware store Wednesday morning. “It was a strong contrast compared to Biden,” he said. “He’s a good storyteller – relaxed casual and he related to the audience.” He gave good references to Virginia and Roanoke. […]

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Speech excerpts from Romney’s VP pick Rep. Paul Ryan

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Speech excerpts from Romney's VP pick Rep. Paul Ryan

“Mitt Romney is a leader with the skills, the background and the character that our country needs at a crucial time in its history. Following four years of failed leadership, the hopes of our country, which have inspired the world, are growing dim; and they need someone to revive them. Governor Romney is the man […]

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