Alabama Senate Election Foreshadows Corey Stewart’s Defeat

In today’s special U.S. Senate election for U.S. Senate, Alabama voters elected the state’s first Democratic Senator in 25 years. Amidst a recent slew of allegations of past sexual encounters with underage girls, Republican Roy Moore was defeated by Democrat Doug Jones in the race to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions. And of course, in … Read more…

Republicans Don’t Retreat

After any electoral loss, regardless of its magnitude, it is understandable for the losing side to be discouraged. And while this past election cycle was an extreme example, we cannot afford to sit and dwell in defeat. Republicans don’t retreat. In any other year, Virginia’s Republican activists would already be dusting off the gloom of … Read more…

What Happened

We lost. Sometimes the best answer is the simplest one. It’s been a rough 24 hours for Virginia Republicans. The Democrats swept the statewide races and came within inches of taking control of the House of Delegates, with several races likely going into recount in the coming weeks. We lost races we never dreamt we’d … Read more…

Hire Ed for Higher Ed!

Last year, Virginia was the 6th most expensive state for college. Over the past decade, the cost of higher education in Virginia has doubled, while the medium income for Virginia families has only risen 27%. Between 2002 and 2012, the cost of tuition, room and board at public colleges and universities rose by 40% at a rate 4 … Read more…