Newly elected Republican Rep. Bob Good hasn’t even found his way around the hallowed halls of Congress and already one of the largest newspapers in Virginia’s 5th congressional district is demanding his resignation for helping to “strike the matches” that ignited last week’s insurrection against the United States.
Philip Van Cleave, president of the Virginia Citizens Defense League, told the Rappahannock News on Friday, Jan. 15 that his personal Facebook account was suspended last week in advance of the organization’s peaceful annual Lobby Day in Richmond.
On Wednesday night Philip Van Cleave, president of the Virginia Citizens Defense League, told his mailing list that Mailchimp had suspended his organization’s account “claiming possible policy violation.”
Days after a southern Virginia newspaper called for the resignation of newly-elected Republican Rep. Bob Good, accusing the lawmaker of helping to ignite last week’s insurrection against the United States, comes word that his district director, Sandy Adams, as well as her husband — Melvin Ad…
Freshman Republican Rep. Bob Good, newly elected to represent Rappahannock County in the U.S. Congress, said he is “proud” to have joined a minority of lawmakers in both the House and Senate who hours after a mob of President Trump’s loyalists stormed the U.S. Capitol stood their ground to v…
He’s not been sworn into office yet and already Rappahannock County’s 5th District Republican Congressman-elect Bob Good is making waves on Capitol Hill after calling the COVID-19 pandemic “phony” and mask-wearing a “hoax.”
RICHMOND — More than half a dozen legislators have been named to a bipartisan redistricting commission which seeks to fairly draw congressional and state legislative districts.
As a result, another public censure has been leveled against the lame duck Riggleman, who lost his freshman seat on Capitol Hill to a more conservative Congressman-elect Bob Good.
The enormous two-tiered “Farmers for Trump, Keep America Great” hay bale sign on Route 211 at Massies Corner, a creation of Rappahannock cattle farmer Mike Massie, is moving forward in a patriotic way.
Shortly after midnight on Nov. 4, from his campaign headquarters overlooking Liberty University’s football stadium in Lynchburg, Republican Bob Good delivered his victory speech. The votes were tallied and the people of Virginia’s sprawling Fifth District had spoken. The former LU associate athletics director would become their next congressman.
That dollar bill you’ll be carrying around in your wallet come 2021 could be signed by the owner of a farm on Piedmont Avenue in the town of Washington.
The two parts of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday could not have been more different. During the afternoon session, the courthouse was packed with citizens showing support for the county administrator in the wake of an incident involving “leaked” county emails a…
Social media users may have more questions than answers about elections results after seeing some of the information being shared on Facebook and other platforms. The Rappahannock News asked University of Virginia School of Law Professor Dan Ortiz to help us answer your questions. Ortiz is a…
While Republican Seventh Congressional candidate Nick Freitas jumped out to an early and large lead on Election Day in his race against incumbent Democrat Abigail Spanberger, the tides changed as nearly 50,000 absentee ballots were reported from Henrico and Spotsylvania counties.
With 329 of 330 precincts reporting unofficial polling results in Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District just after midnight on Wednesday morning, Democratic candidate Cameron Webb conceded the election to Republican challenger Bob Good.
• Cameron Webb performing poorly against Bob Good in the 5th congressional district, but some absentee votes remain to outstanding
It took no time once the polls closed in Virginia at 7 p.m. for the Associated Press to call the U.S. Senate race for incumbent Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat.
The Fifth District candidates braved the cold this morning to greet voters at their polling places and make a final pitch for their campaigns. Republican Bob Good is planning to spend the day in Albemarle County, while Democrat Cameron Webb is making several stops on a tour of district votin…
Six polling stations in Rappahannock County opened at 6 a.m. sharp this morning, including the county seat’s Town of Washington/Hampton District precinct at the Washington Volunteer Fire Department, where the driver of a flatbed truck loaded with Trump flags pulled in at that exact minute an…
RICHMOND — In an election forecasted to have record voter turnout, political campaigns have deployed a multiplatform media blitz.
RICHMOND — Virginia localities are taking a number of precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at polling places even though masks will not be required.
My name is Cameron Webb and I am running to represent Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District. It has been an honor to spend the last year on the campaign trail and I wanted to take this final opportunity to speak with you directly and share who I am and what I stand for.
RICHMOND — Voters are more divided now than they were in the 2016 election, according to a recent poll by the Pew Research Center. Many young Virginians believe the passion could translate to the polls on Election Day.
“Busy — the turnout has been astounding!” McKiernan tells the Rappahannock News. “We’ve had over 500 in-person [voting] so far [through Monday]. And we’ve mailed out around 1,400 ballots. And we [the county] only have 6,000 registered voters as of last week.”
Rappahannock County Sheriff Connie Compton said her office has received more reports of stolen and vandalized signs this year than in previous election years. “We see ‘Biden’ on the Trump signs and ‘Trump’ on the Biden signs,” Compton said. “It’s pretty equal across the two political parties.”
Fifth district Republican congressional candidate Bob Good has faced heightened scrutiny over the past week owing to questions about his financial disclosure history and apparent violations of Virginia law as a member of the Campbell County Board of Supervisors.
RICHMOND — The deadline to register to vote in Virginia is Tuesday, Oct. 13, and organizations and government officials continue to remind people to register by the deadline.
Each week, the Rappahannock News will give Republican Bob Good and Democrat Cameron Webb an opportunity to present their views on a single issue. In Part IV, Webb and Good share their approaches to taxes and the economy. Webb and Good responded to identical written questions.
On Monday, Fifth District Republican congressional candidate Bob Good submitted an updated financial disclosure report to the U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Clerk listing nine pages of financial assets potentially worth up to $1.6 million.
This is the third in a series of conversations with the 2020 Fifth district congressional candidates. Each week, the Rappahannock News will give Republican Bob Good and Democrat Cameron Webb an opportunity to present their views on a single issue. In a continuation of Part III from last week, Webb and Good share their approaches to the concerns of rural voters.
The Board of Zoning Appeals met tonight (Wednesday) for a brief but lively regular meeting, which included Vice Chairman Ron Makela moving at the top of the hour to add a conversation about the prominent “Farmers for Trump” hay bales sign at Massies Corner to the agenda.
The non-partisan non-profit Senior Statesmen of Virginia hosted the first virtual debate of the election season yesterday afternoon between Fifth district candidates Bob Good and Dr. Cameron Webb. Allison Wrabel of Charlottesville’s Daily Progress moderated the hour-long debate.