OF COURSE the Ten Commandments Belong in Classrooms

“The Jews believed themselves created and commanded to be a light to the gentiles and they have obeyed to the best of their considerable powers. The results, whether considered in religious or in secular terms, have been remarkable. The Jews gave to the world ethical monotheism, which might be described as the application of reason […]

WINNERS AND LOSERS: 2024 Primary Edition

Endorsements matter in low turnout elections. Whether Virginia joins the GOP column in 2024 depends on whether black and Hispanic voters come home.

Endorsements matter in low turnout elections. Whether Virginia joins the GOP column in 2024 depends on whether black and Hispanic voters come home.

Rep. Bob Good Demands Recount In VA-05 Primary

A fiercely contested race… A leading conservative congressman, Bob Good, is demanding a recount and full investigation into his unresolved and fiercely contested primary race. Good, the chair of the House Freedom Caucus, is facing off against Virginia state Sen. John McGuire III in a tight election. Current Standings: Too Close To Call McGuire, also […]

HANER: The Virginia Clean Economy Act Back Under Legislative Microscope

A senior Democratic state senator is leading an effort to review and possibly revise the 2020 Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA), which orders the future elimination of hydrocarbon fuels (oil, natural gas, and coal) used in making electricity. His goal is to conduct a stakeholder process and bring legislation to the 2025 General Assembly. Before delving into […]

VA-05 GOP Primary Remains Too Close To Call

“The people have spoken.” John McGuire declared victory over House Freedom Caucus Chair Bob Good (R-Va.) Tuesday evening, despite only leading by approximately 300 votes. While the race was too close to call and votes will not be counted on Wednesday due to a federal holiday, the Trump-endorsed candidate did not shy away from delivering […]

Youngkin Adds To Trump VP List After Meeting

Former President Donald Trump met with Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin for the first time on Thursday, sparking speculation that Youngkin may be a dark-horse contender to be Trump’s running mate in the 2024 election. The meeting reportedly focused on strategies to flip Virginia, which has not supported a Republican for president since George W. Bush […]

LEAHY: Virginia Lands Swing State Status

The conventional wisdom surrounding the 2024 presidential race is that a handful of “swing” states will determine the outcome. But conventional wisdom is a brittle thing. Surprises, even modest ones, tend to cast the CW into a ditch, leaving pundits and pros alike wondering what the heck happened to their best-laid plans and narratives. It’s […]

Poll: Trump, Biden Tied In Virginia

A new poll from Fox News is revealing an unpopular truth about the Commonwealth. The poll, which was conducted amongst registered Virginia voters between June 1st and 4th shows Trump and Biden in a dead heat, both with 48%. Fox News noted: While Biden leads among Black voters, it is nowhere near where he was […]

DAVIS: Government Limits, Parents’ Responsibilities

School districts are set to act on smartphone bans. That’s good. But failing to define what problem they hope to address means smartphone bans could fail before they’re ever implemented. Tonight, Fredericksburg City Schools looks to become another in the line of divisions regionally and across the nation to join the smartphone-ban movement. Huzzah! Now watch those […]

HANER: Virginia Declares Independence from California EV Mandates

As with the dispute over RGGI, the bottom line is this issue will be back in front of the voters when a new governor and new House of Delegates are chosen in 2025.

As with the dispute over RGGI, the bottom line is this issue will be back in front of the voters when a new governor and new House of Delegates are chosen in 2025.