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  • Rob Wittman Easily Winning Primary-1st District, VA

    06/08/2010 4:49:28 PM PDT · by Amerisrael · 4 replies · 29+ views
    With about 36% of precincts reporting,1st District Congressman Rob Wittman appears to be easily defeating challenger Catherine Crabill. 2010 June Republican Primary Unofficial Results U.S. House of Representatives RACE CANDIDATE VOTE VOTE% STATISTICS DETAILS Member House of Representatives (01) Last Reported: Jun 8 2010 7:24PM EST Robert J. "Rob" Wittman 11,066 89.32% Precincts Reporting: 78 of 217 (35.94%) Voter Turnout: 12,389 of 481,443 active voters (2.573%) 12,389 of 498,797 total voters (2.483%) Votes by County/City Catherine T. Crabill 1,323 10.67% Member House of Representatives (02) Last Reported: Jun 8 2010 7:24PM EST
  • June 8th Primary 1st Dist VA: Rob Wittman- A True Conservative!

    06/02/2010 6:08:49 PM PDT · by Amerisrael · 2 replies · 146+ views
    June 8th is the Republican primary for the 1st Congressional district in Virginia. If you are in this district, vote for Rob Wittman!Wittman became the 1st district Va. Representative after winning a special election in 2007 to succeed the late Jo Ann Davis [R].Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis did an excellent job representing the 1st district.  A true conservative in every since, tremendous supporter of our troops, and though she is certainly missed, Rob Wittman has done an excellent job.Unlike some Congressmen, Rob Wittman listened to his constituents and voted against both the Bush and Obama mamouth "bailouts".Absolutely solid on the need to secure the...
  • (US Rep.) Wittman faces harsh crowd in Montross ["Tea Partiers"/"Birthers"]

    12/16/2009 9:44:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies · 1,532+ views
    The Northern Neck News ^ | December 16, 2009 | Alex J. Berkman
    Rob Wittman was 40 minutes late to his town hall meeting in Montross on Dec. 8, where he received less than the hometown treatment from TEA Party members. Held at Washington and Lee High School, the town hall meeting, sponsored by the Westmoreland County Citizens Association, was the public's opportunity to question Wittman on everything the actions of Congress and federal government. While many questions posed to Wittman, first congressional district representative, dealt with health care and the economy, the show was quickly stolen by TEA Party members. Catherine Crabill, former Republican candidate for the 99th district seat in Virginia's...
  • Sen. Jim Webb says health care debate has overheated

    08/28/2009 6:34:29 AM PDT · by csvset · 41 replies · 927+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | August 28, 2009 | Bill Bartel
    NORFOLK If Congress wants meaningful health care reform, its leaders must stop rushing to pass a bill and hold legislative hearings to air the pros and cons of specific proposals, U.S. Sen. Jim Webb said Thursday. "My thought right now is to slow this down," the Virginia Democrat said. "Open it up. Have some hearings. Let people get their different viewpoints out in a very public way." The problems today with angry people shouting at each other during community forums around the country and the confusion over what might be included in any health care overhaul have their roots in...
  • No rants, no rowdiness at Norfolk forum on health care

    08/20/2009 4:12:12 AM PDT · by csvset · 8 replies · 670+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | August 20, 2009 | Philip Walzer
    NORFOLK It actually happened Wednesday: a civil, bipartisan discourse on health care. Two local members of Congress - a Democrat and a Republican - sat side by side, politely offering broad principles and predictions. They emphasized common ground and dodged any opening to snipe at the other party. The crowd of nearly 100 submitted questions, most in writing, that were sober, substantive. No outbursts, no tirades. "This is how it ought to be," one of the participants, Democratic Rep. Glenn Nye, said afterward. Nye and Rep. Rob Wittman, a Republican, spoke Wednesday morning before a gathering of the Eastern Virginia...
  • Dominion Republican Women's Club Dinner

    08/10/2009 6:11:53 PM PDT · by virtuous · 1 replies · 287+ views
    You are invited to the Dominion Republican Women's Club 25th Anniversary dinner and silent auction with speakers: Delegate Bill Howell and Congressman Rob Wittman. When: Thursday, September 3, 6:30PM Location: Augustine Golf Club Restaurant 100 Lynnhaven Lane Stafford, VA 22554 Choice of meal is lemon chicken or beef tenderloins. Cost is $37. To pay by check, please make check payable to DRWC and send to: DRWC, P.O. Box 5531, Falmouth, VA 22403. Phone: 540-373-2928 If you are unable to attend, please consider supporting our Club with a donation. Proceeds go to the candidates as well as our community projects.
  • Republican Rob Wittman wins Special election for Congress

    12/12/2007 5:57:13 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 5 replies · 196+ views
    According to the State Board of Elections, Wittman won the race by 60.23%, to fill the seat of the late JoAnn Davis.
  • Wittman Heading To Landslide Win In Va. Special Election

    12/11/2007 6:01:08 PM PST · by saganite · 78 replies · 1,010+ views
    CBS News ^ | Dec 11, 2007 | Josh Kraushaar
    The Politico) GOP state Del. Rob Wittman is heading to a landslide victory over Iraq war veteran Phil Forgit (D) in today's Virginia special election to succeed the late Rep. Jo Ann Davis (R-Va). With 67 percent of precincts reporting, Wittman has won 63 percent of the vote, while Forgit has only tallied 35 percent. Most of the outstanding vote is from Republican-heavy parts of the district, making it all-but-impossible for Forgit to close the gap. Neither party’s congressional campaign committee spent much money in the district, but the NRCC had spent money to produce a campaign ad, which they...
  • Support Republican Wittman for Congress, Dec. 11 special election

    12/04/2007 3:29:21 PM PST · by Gopher Broke · 3 replies · 39+ views
    Rob Wittman is the Republican running in the Dec. 11 special election to replace the late Joann Davis for Congress. He has solid, conservative credentials. Check out his website to contribute....
  • Pelosi Song Parody: Una Pelosi ala Izquierda

    11/09/2002 2:59:02 PM PST · by KriegerGeist · 6 replies · 311+ views
    My own Mind | 11/09/02 | RadicalRik
    "Una Pelosi ala Izquierda" Sung to: Slim Wittman's "Una Paloma Blanca" Note: Izquierda is "left" in Spanish It is pronounced "eess-key-air-da" When the truth shines on us liberals And we Rats are on the run It's a new day It's a new way Being a Democrat is not much fun We can feel our rotten dee-feat And it smells like burning Rat We can hear Republicans calling Hey! In that Bush there is a cat Una Pelosi ala izquierda I'm the left-wing bird in the sky Una Pelosi ala izquierda I'm the left wing bird in the sky I can...