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Kaine Says Va. GOP to Regret Killing Extended Unemployment

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  Governor Tim Kaine (front, left) spoke at a fundraiser for Virginia Delegatge Jim Scott (front, right) last week. It is beginning to dawn on Virginia Republicans that the vote by their colleagues in the House of Delegates to kill an initiative to extend unemployment benefits was a huge blunder that could cost them dearly in this […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Tea Bags, 2M4M & Susan Boyle

The thousands of Americans who engaged in exhibitions of public teabagging yesterday, a.k.a. rallies emulating the anti-tax Boston Tea Party, cheered on by Fox News and CNBC throughout the day, constitute the Republican Party’s worst nightmare.

F.C. News Briefs: April 16 – 22, 2009

Connolly, Hull Blast Va. GOP’s Stimulus Rejection U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly led an entourage of fellow Democratic state legislators, including Del. Bob Hull of Falls Church, at a rally in Alexandria Monday to “declare outrage”at the vote by Virginia’s House Republicans last week to reject $125 million in federal stimulus funds for enhanced unemployment benefits […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Can the GOP Re-Brand?

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Editorial: GOP Obstruction & Virginia Elections

President Obama’s State of the Union message Tuesday night focused directly on the interests of the American people in a way that hasn’t been heard in such an address this entire decade to date.