Day: June 12, 2014

The rush for a new state budget

Delegate Nick Rush came before the Floyd County Board of Supervisors this week expecting to talk about the budget impasse in Richmond and the possibility of a government shutdown. But the resignation of a Democratic Senator from Southwestern Virginia over the weekend shifted the balance of power over to Republicans and he told the board

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Cantor’s rapid, jarring fall from grace

Defeated Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor discovered Wednesday that it doesn’t take long to go from being a powerful political leader to a unnecessary and unwanted has-been in Washington. After his loss at the polls to a virtually unknown challenger Tuesday, Cantor found that Republicans who once jockeyed for his help and support wanted nothing more

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