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No Dem Challenger for Goodlatte

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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In the spring of 2007, Sam Rasoul began his long, ambitious campaign to challenge Republican incumbent Congressman Bob Goodlatte for the sixth district seat in 2008. Now, less than seven months out from the November 2010 election, no challenger has stepped forward from the Democratic Party to challenge Goodlatte. Although there will be other names […]

Obama: “Healthcare Now,” Goodlatte: “Reset”

Tuesday, March 9, 2010


While President Obama is making his big push to pass his version of health care reform in Washington, Rep. Bob Goodlatte has been in the Shenandoah Valley, urging to put the brakes on current negotiations and start over.

Goodlatte’s Town Hall Meeting

Saturday, September 5, 2009


There was no brandishing of firearms or bitten fingers at the Turner Ashby High School auditorium this morning, but emotions still ran high. Rep. Bob Goodlatte hosted a well-attended town hall meeting on the subject of health care reform, and residents representing a wide range of concerns and opinions turned out en masse.

Goodlatte Coming to TA

Wednesday, August 19, 2009


Rep. Bob Goodlatte will visit Turner Ashby High School in Bridgewater to discuss health care reform Saturday, September 5, at 10:00 am. Roanoke.com notes, “Goodlatte’s announcement of the meetings come as Democrats Tom Perriello and Rick Boucher have seen hundreds of people show up for their own town halls.” Goodlatte vehemently opposes the plans being […]

Frank to undo Goodlatte’s online gambling ban?

Tuesday, May 5, 2009


In Internetland, our congressman, Bob Goodlatte, is perhaps most well-known for his stance against online gambling. This week, Rep. Barney Frank hopes to repeal some of the restrictions that Goodlatte helped place on internet casinos.

Breeden didn’t endorse Goodlatte

Sunday, November 2, 2008


From AFP and Cobalt 6: a Bob Goodlatte campaign mailer falsely claims that Rockingham County Supervisor Mike Breeden endorsed him. “I did not endorse Bob Goodlatte. I did not return a call to Bob Goodlatte in which he asked me for permission to use my name as a Democrat supporting him in the Shenandoah Valley. […]

newspaper endorsements in the 6th

Thursday, October 30, 2008

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In case the opinions of unknown newspaper editors hold sway over your vote, The DNR, The News Virginian and The News & Advance have endorsed Bob Goodlatte for re-election to his position as 6th Congressional District Representative, while The News Leader and The Roanoke Times have backed challenger Sam Rasoul.

Rasoul, Goodlatte & Allen Q&A

Monday, October 27, 2008

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I’ve been so focused on city races that I haven’t had time to write much about the congressional race. Luckily, WMRA has already done a Q&A with all three 6th district candidates on the ballot: Sam Rasoul, Bob Goodlatte, and Janice Lee Allen. They’re short, and worth a listen.

Goodlatte votes against bailout… again.

Friday, October 3, 2008


Rep. Bob Goodlatte voted against the “Wall Street bailout” Monday, and voted no again today on a so-called “revised” package, which was loaded with porky extras. Goodlatte said: Inaction has never been an option. However, after much deliberation, I reached the conclusion that this legislation, which I voted against, is not the solution to our […]

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