Thu July 25, 2013
A Virginia Politics Update
You may have noticed that Virginia’s current governor has been having a spot of trouble lately.
The candidates to replace him are facing some challenges too.
And in the nation’s capitol -- representatives from Virginia are playing key roles on some pretty big issues.
Time to turn to our analysis team for a politics update.
Bob Gibson - Executive Director of The Thomas C. Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership and former political writer at The Charlottesville Daily Progress.
Anita Kumar - White House Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers.
Robert North Roberts, J.D., Ph.D. - Government Policy Specialist. Author of numerous books on American politics, among them; Ethics in U.S. Government (Greenwood), The Public Integrity Wars (Praeger), Public Journalism and Political Knowledge (Rowman & Littlefield), and Encyclopedia of Presidential Campaigns (Greenwood). Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, James Madison University.
Bob Goodlatte, J.D. (Republican-Roanoke) - Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving Virginia's 6th Congressional District (map). Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
David Toscano, J.D. Ph.D - Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 57th District; which includes the city of Charlottesville and portions of the county of Albemarle. Democratic Party Minority Leader in the Virginia House of Delegates.