Inauguration open thread

What's going on out there? (Some of us have to work today 😦 )

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“With God on Our Side”

I've spent the day catching up - on my email, on my blog readings, on sleep - after what has been a tremendously busy week. It has been interesting to read the perspectives of folks all over. But let me point you to one post in particular: "With God on Our Side, Redux." The title … Continue reading “With God on Our Side”

Virginia will turn blue!

Just finished reviewing the numbers on the SBE website. Right this minute, Obama is leading by about 19,000 votes. Looking at what's not in the numbers - Richmond, Roanoke, parts of Arlington, and Fairfax County - it's pretty clear that Virginia has, for the first time in 44 years, voted for a Democrat for President.

Polls closed – now the waiting begins

It's 7:00pm and the polls in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Vermont and VA have just closed. These six states represent 58 electoral votes, but all eyes are on Indiana and Virginia. Indiana went for the Republican candidate in all four of the last elections. Virginia, as we all know, has not voted for a … Continue reading Polls closed – now the waiting begins

First blog from NPR

Just arrived at the NPR HQ and took a quick shot of other early arrivals. Right now, a lot of the bloggers in the room are from NPR - at least most of the guys 🙂 On a local note - I see that there was an equipment problem this morning in Chesapeake. Fortunately, the … Continue reading First blog from NPR

Election Day November 4, 2008

There's not much left to be said. The only thing left to do is get out and vote! History will be made today. There is no doubt about that. Regardless of your political persuasion, we will be witnesses to a first. Interest in this election is so high that we are looking at record turnout … Continue reading Election Day November 4, 2008

Election night plans

I'm getting some emails regarding plans for Election Night throughout the Commonwealth. Virginia Beach - Sponsored by the VBCDC - Guadalajara, Town Center, 4611 Columbus St., 7:30pm Norfolk - Sponsored by the NCDC - Granby Theater, 421 Granby St., 7:30pm, RSVP Richmond - Sponsored by the DPVA - Toad's Place, 140 Virginia St., 7:30pm NoVA … Continue reading Election night plans