Connolly, VA 11, Moving Towards No on Health Care?
Dick Morris has reported that Cong. Gerry Connolly, VA 11, is moving strongly from a yes vote towards a no vote on the Senate’s Health Care bill (http://bit.ly/cbtuqp). Connolly, president of the Democrats freshman Congressmen and women, won the long time Republican seat by riding on the anti-Bush coattails of Obama when Tom Davis retired. Independents and moderate Republicans who supported him in the last | Read More »
Gerry Connolly’s Dodge
Today the House of Representatives voted to deny federal funding to ACORN. The vote was stunning and lopsided – with 345 Republicans and Democrats voting to deny taxpayer funds, and just 75 Democrats voting to keep the funds flowing. Almost every Democrat in a swing seat voted to deny funds to the group that has become known for helping to set up teenage prostitution rings. | Read More »
Gerry Connolly (D-VA) Hides From His Constituents
Congressman Gerry Connolly is the president of the Democrats’ Freshman class in the House. He’s quick to get out in front of the cameras and complain when it seems that his constituents may be forced to pick up the tab for Obamacare, but that hasn’t stopped him from supporting a bad bill. And like many other Democrats this August, he seems intent on avoiding his | Read More »
Hard to say what’s the goofiest thing about Gerry Connolly (VA-11).
Oddly, the link Jim Geraghty gave no longer shows the quote (also referenced here) by Connolly (VA-11 is a mere D+2 district, by the way), so I’ll repeat it. The context is in regard to the stimulus: “I want to be there with all four paws and snout in the trough.” Again, hard to tell what’s the goofiest bit: that Gerry Connolly thinks it’s a | Read More »
As I live here in the Northern Virginia area I cannot help but realize that the local congressional race is a heated one, to say the least. But is it heated about the right issues? I have seen two debates between the two candidates. The Republican candidate is a guy named Keith Fimian who is a local business man who started the largest home inspection | Read More »
Keith Fimian: Jail the Banking Committee
Keith Fimian is running to succeed Congressman Tom Davis in Virginia’s 11th District. The most notable thing about his race so far has been the extraordinary attacks that Democrats have leveled against him for being a Roman Catholic. Today Fimian made news with a call to jail the members of the House and Senate banking committees: Republican congressional candidate Keith Fimian called for members of | Read More »