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Goodlatte, Rasoul, Allen debate

Thursday, October 2, 2008

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Next Thursday, WSVA will host a debate between Rep. Bob Goodlatte, Sam Rasoul, and Janice Lee Allen at the Holiday Inn. Unless I’m mistaken, this will be the first time incumbent Goodlatte and challenger Rasoul have debated. Several weeks ago, there was a little dust-up after Goodlatte declined to participate in a proposed YouTube debate […]

Goodlatte poo-poos McClellan

Tuesday, June 24, 2008


Harrisonburg’s representative in Congress, Bob Goodlatte, questioned former White House Press Secretary, Scott McClellan, during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on McClellan’s recent book (a tell-all about how the Bush Administration deceived the American public before and after the invasion of Iraq). Goodlatte asked McClellan how many TV shows he has been on as a […]

Goodlatte and the so-called ‘Enron Loophole’

Monday, June 23, 2008

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Just because the “Enron Loophole” has been closed doesn’t mean it’s out of the news (as evidenced by Keith Olbermann’s recent story on it). AFP blogger Chris Graham “found some ties [between Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s contributors, and the lobbyists that fought to keep the loophole open] that might be of interest to voters in the […]

Goodlatte for, against federal earmarks?

Monday, June 9, 2008


From the Staunton News Leader; “Though he said he would support a moratorium on all congressional earmarks until reforms can be made, [U.S. Congressman Bob] Goodlatte said he has not stopped requesting earmarks…” According to the database created by Taxpayers for Common Sense, Goodlatte requested and received money for projects in Roanoke, Lexington, Lynchburg, Forest, […]

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