Fmr. Governor Gilmore to Address Millennials, RPV Chairman John Whitbeck to Moderate 2017 Statewide Candidate Debate

Richmond, VA – Today, the Millennial Advocacy Council PAC announced Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore as the keynote speaker for their Inaugural Phoenix Summit this Saturday, February 18th. MAC-PAC also revealed today that Republican Party of Virginia Chairman John Whitbeck will serve as moderator during the 2017 Statewide Candidate Debate they are co-hosting with NextGen GOP … Read more…

Executive Dis-order: Obama, Trump & Stalled Immigration Policy

President Trump is justifying his own abuse of power by “delaying” the law in order to push his own agenda. Sound familiar? Remember the outrage Republicans felt when President Obama ignored the Constitution by issuing executive orders to bypass Congress on immigration? I hate to break it to you, but what Trump is doing now is the exact … Read more…

The Virginia General Assembly & Higher Education

The crisis of higher education is one of the most pressing issues facing America’s younger generations. As society continues to promote the fallacy that “a four-year college is the only pathway to success”, Millennials continue to dig themselves further and further into student loan debt… all for a degree most of them will never get the chance to … Read more…

VIDEO: Hanover GOP LG Candidate Forum | 01/12/17

Tonight, Millennial Ascent live-streamed the Hanover Republican Committee‘s Lieutenant Governor Candidate  Forum on Facebook! The event was moderated by fellow Millennial and Chairman of the College Republicans at Randolph-Macon College, Lauren Keiser!! (Lauren is also running for State Secretary of the College Republicans Federation of Virginia with the CRFV Leads ticket!) Be sure to check … Read more…

Virginia’s 2017 Gubernatorial Election Preview

There is no off-season in Virginia politics. Because Virginia holds an election every single year, someone (and everyone) is ALWAYS campaigning. As they say… no rest for the weary! As Virginia politicos gear up for the 2017 state-wide primary season, and with the 2016 Election cycle behind us [finally], political candidates are busy laying the groundwork of … Read more…

Denver Riggleman Enters Gubernatorial Race

After weeks of speculation, Virginia distillery owner Denver Riggleman announced his candidacy for Governor today via Facebook. With Riggleman officially in the race, Virginia’s gubernatorial primary now becomes a 4-way race between Riggleman and frontrunner Ed Gillespie, Senator Frank Wagner and Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart. “Friends, I’m running for Governor. Many of … Read more…

Delegate Bob Marshall Supports Logic of Gun-Control Activists

Surprise, surprise… Virginia’s very own “Bathroom Bill” has been introduced by none other than, Delegate Bob Marshall. I was hoping that Virginia wouldn’t follow North Carolina’s lead by introducing such useless, ill-conceived and unenforceable legislation, but I suppose some people never learn. HB 1612 Yesterday, when Marshall introduced his “Physical Privacy Act” (HB 1612), which would … Read more…