After stance in abortion case, the RPV seemingly wonders if Herring has changed his spots? Of course not.
J.R.’s written observations on politics, public policy, and society.
On Tuesday, June 12, voters across the Commonwealth will have the opportunity to participate in an anomaly: a primary to choose a nominee for a U.S. Senate seat that does not involve an incumbent in that particular primary race. There have only been five U.S. Senate primaries since 1970 – two for the Republicans and three for the Democrats and only two have had candidates not involving an incumbent and only one was not head-to-head.
The Republican Creed is pretty straightforward. 23 legislators ignored it.
The Virginia Beach GOP – particularly those who are conservative – need to come to a consensus quickly in the upcoming mayoral race lest they find themselves anchored with Sessoms II.
Now is not the time to play the political odds: There are way too many uncertainties in the federal Medicaid debate for us to think it is responsible to spin the roulette wheel with Virginia’s fiscal future.