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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Election Day, and a GOP stampede

The GOP Canvass, AKA election, starts this morning at 6 a.m. at normal polling places around Floyd County and ends at 1 p.m. Interest appears...

Political party? I don’t need no stinkin’ political party

Always happens.  Whenever I write something that raises the question of misdeeds or dishonesty of an elected official I get accused of being a...

Both governor candidates bring losers in for endorsements

So this is what the Virginia governor's race has come to. Terry McAuliffe brought Hillary Clinton to the Old Dominion to endorse him and Ken...

McAuliffe bypassing General Assembly?

Looks like Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is looking for ways to tell the Republican-controlled General Assembly to go screw itself while bypassing the...

McAuliffe: Major disappointment to Dems?

Ask a Virginia Democrat for a public comment about Governor Terry McAuliffe and you get the standard political rhetoric about what "a great job...

Ingram’s loss not that surprising

Longtime Floyd County Board of Supervisors Chairman David Ingram's loss to political newcomer Lauren Yoder in the Saturday GOP canvass surprised few. It's a bad...

Buying Gov. McAuliffe’s support

Want support from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe?  Start by writing check. That's how energy companies are getting the Democratic governor's support for pipelines they want...

Voter anger sends Boucher a pink slip

The networks called the 9th District Congressional race early Tuesday. Republican Morgan Griffith, the carpetbagger from Salem, ousted Democrat Rick Boucher from the Congressional...

Herring now leading undecided AG race by 117 votes

In the topsy-turvy and still undecided Virginia Attorney General's race where a recount is almost certain, Democrat Mark Herring is now leading by 117...

Will a new governor bring real change to Virginia?

Virginia inaugurated a new governor over the weekend, a Democrat after four years of Republican leadership by the scandal-scarred Bob McDonnell. Democrats now occupy the...