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…

Donald Trump 2.0

What if you could have Donald Trump, but without any of his flaws? All the benefits of an outsider that’s going to clean up the political scene, without even a hint of concern. Someone with great success in business, no concern for political correctness, but no scandals, no big mouth, and no perceived prejudices.  Now Virginia needs … 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…

Anonymous Sources in Virginia Politics

Have something to say? OWN IT. In recent days, Virginia’s 2017 race for Lieutenant Governor has been thrown into murky waters. As America rang in the New Year, Washington Post reporter Laura Vozzella ran an article on a recent anonymous smear email against LG candidate, VA Senator Bryce Reeves. The email, which was purportedly sent by … Read more…