VA senator doesn’t take hint from midterm elections on Keystone

By   /  November 20, 2014  /  News, Virginia  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Congress.gov

When the relatively well-liked Democratic Sen. Mark Warner squeaked past his little-known Republican challenger with less than one percent of the vote this month, some whispered the less-approved Sen. Tim Kaine should be worried.

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With elections coming, Arlington board derails streetcar

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  Local Government, News, transportation, Virginia  /  No Comments

SKEPTIC: John Vihstadt won 56 percent of the vote with his campaign against the Arlington streetcar project.

Part 8 of 9 in the series Arlington Traffic Troubles

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ARLINGTON, Va. – Critics hailed Arlington County’s decision Tuesday to scrap plans for a controversial streetcar project.
“I know this decision did not come easily for my three County Board colleagues, who supported the streetcar, but I applaud their concession to […]

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Watchdog Radio: Democrats drubbed in elections, so what comes next for GOP?

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  National, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

Scott Walker

By Eric Boehm, Matt Kittle | Watchdog Radio
Tuesday’s midterm elections were a shellacking for Democrats, as Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and won gubernatorial races from state to state.
This week, Watchdog Radio’s Eric Boehm and Matt Kittle take a look back at the election to find an explanation for the Republican wave.
Then, we […]

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Republicans trounce Democrats in legislative races from coast-to-coast

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  National, News, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1, State Government  /  No Comments


Republicans swept into control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, but that only begins to tell the story of a mid-term election that turned into an electoral rout.

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Republicans make strong gains in Colorado after nearly decade out of power

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Colorado, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Courtesy Congressional website

Republicans retook most major elected offices in Colorado and apparently the state Legislature, increasing GOP strength that hasn’t been seen in the state for nearly a decade. The only surprising loss was the governor’s office.

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Five ballot initiatives to watch Tuesday night

By   /  November 4, 2014  /  Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, National, News, Oregon, Pensions, Politics & Elections, South Dakota, Washington  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Sure, the U.S. Senate races and control of Congress will be in the spotlight on all the major cable news networks Tuesday night.
In some states — I’m looking at you Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan and Colorado, among others — there will be closely watched races to decide who the next governor will be. And […]

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