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Biden his time

cap p.17:Palin comparison: “I never attack the person,” Joe Biden said last Thursday in Virginia Beach, “I take issue with ideas,” distancing himself from the pit bull with lipstick that was Sarah Palin at the Republican National Convention. Well, we know Sarah Palin can read a telepromter. According to right-wing Republicans in the tank for […]

Biden answers Palin in Virginia Beach

Biden answers Palin in Virginia Beach

On the morning after the raucous Sarah Palin pep rally last night in St. Paul, Joe Biden sought contrast in Virginia Beach, where he came this morning to have a serious discussion on foreign affairs and veteran’s issues with several hundred current and former members of America’s military.

Deeds explains early election launch

Deeds explains early election launch

There is little doubt Democrats are riding a wave of success in Virginia, one that began in 2001 with the election of Mark Warner as Governor and which crested, most recently, with the party's 2007 General Assembly gains.

Fox warns law school about Stark

Fox warns law school about Stark

Christmas came early this year for local blogger, political activist and UVA law student Mike Stark. His present? Last month, Fox News tried to stir up trouble for Stark at UVA law school in retaliation for Stark’s activism directed toward the conservative network’s prickly talk show host, Bill O’Reilly. Previous coverage: Stark raving madWhile the […]

Democrats retake the state Senate

Democrats retake the state Senate

While Virginia Democrats celebrated their winning control of the Virginia Senate and picking up four seats in the House of Delegates, the practical effect the victory will have on the near-term legislative agenda appears modest. "I don’t think you will see a great sea change on a variety of issues," says State Senator Creigh Deeds, […]

Stark raving mad

Stark raving mad

For all the hand-wringing in the establishment media about the supposedly insidious influence of bloggers on the national political scene, little is known about who these people are outside of their online world.