John McCain’s passing has offered an opportunity for everyone who is paying attention or participating in politics to take a step back and perhaps reassess the tone and tenor of our conversations.
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.
23 GOP Virginia Legislators Voted for Medicaid Expansion, Abandoning GOP Principles – But Will Voters Still Reelect Them in 2019?
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.