Virginia

Rolling Stone Never Gave the Villains of Its Gang Rape Story a Chance to Defend Themselves
December 01, 2014

It's a shame the writer opened herself up to questions.

The Map and Midterm Blues Hurt Democrats. So Did Obama.
November 05, 2014

Geography and midterm turnout levels hurt—a lot. But they're not the whole story.

The Real Travesty of Virginia's Medicaid Fight
Forget the politics and the shady deal. The scandal is the people who won't get health care.
June 09, 2014

Forget the shady deal-making—it's the low-income people who desperately need health care and won't get it.

Obamacare Is Slashing Those Crazy COBRA Premiums
Conservatives say the law crushes liberty. See why this woman disagrees.
May 29, 2014

Conservatives say the law crushes liberty. They should talk to people like Donielle Scherff.

Why Bob McDonnell's Fall Is So Damaging to the Republican Brand
January 22, 2014

How Bob McDonnell's transformation from religious-right crusader into pro-business conservative makes his fall more damaging to Republicans.

Would Repealing D.C.’s Height Limit Help Republicans Win Back Virginia?
November 14, 2013

Washington, D.C.’s infamous height limit for buildings has returned to the news of late, with the D.C.

Virginia Is Now One Step Closer to Being an Official Blue State
November 06, 2013

With Terry McAuliffe’s gubernatorial victory over Ken Cuccinelli, Democrats have now won seven of Virginia’s eight high-profile, statewide races since 2005 (three Senate races, two Presidential contests, and two of three gubernatorial elections).

The Pundits Are Wrong. The Virginia Election Was a Big Win for Obamacare.
November 06, 2013

What political pundits ignore: McAuliffe wants to expand Medicaid, which means 400,000 more people will get health insurance there under Obamacare. 

The NRA Lost a Big One in Virginia
Terry McAuliffe got an 'F' from the gun lobby—and never hid from it
November 05, 2013

When a con-control pol goes down, it's interpreted as an NRA triumph. But when a guy with an NRA F rating wins, why doesn't it register? 

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