A Virginia Politics Update

Jul 25, 2013

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.

Additional Contributors:
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.

Emily Griffey, M.P.P. - Senior Policy Analyst at Voices for Virginia's Children. Co-organizer of August 5th  Gubernatorial Candidate Forum On Mental Health.

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.