The State of NoVa: Politics

Posted at 05:26 AM ET, 04/22/2011

Gerry Connolly talks to 30,000 people in an hour — on the phone

More than 30,000 Northern Virginians participated in a telephone town hall with Rep. Gerry Connolly Wednesday night. And they didn’t have to call in. Or even hold a phone. It’s the new lazy politics.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:26 AM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics | Tags:  Gerald Connolly, lazy politics, Virginia

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 04/09/2011

George Allen asks Craig Melvin his position (UPDATE: And apologizes)

Former Sen. George Allen asked a black local news reporter, again, what position he played. None, again, NBC 4’s Craig Melvin told him.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:38 AM ET, 04/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics | Tags:  Craig Melvin, George Allen, Virginia, Politics

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Where in the world is Alicia Hughes?

Alexandria Councilwoman Alicia Hughes now has a reckless driving ticket in Va. Beach to contend with.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:13 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Politics | Tags:  Alexandria, Virginia, Politics