May 24, 2022

Virginia Budget Negotiators Indicate a Deal is Close (The Republican Standard)

Farnsworth Lectures on Biden Presidency (so far)

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Stephen Farnsworth

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of Political Science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered a public lecture, “Reviewing the Biden Presidency (so far),” at the Lake of the Woods Community Center in Locust Grove. The talk drew on Dr. Farnsworth’s recent book, “Presidential Communication and Character.”

Dr. Farnsworth also commented on several stories in the regional and national news:

Virginia early voting, GOP conventions: What you need to know (The Washington Post)

Danica Roem seeks Virginia Senate seat (VPM/NPR; WAMU)

Thanks to Virginia’s long early voting period, polls are already open in Virginia primaries (WVTF)

Small Cannabis Enterpreneurs Say They Can’t Compete Against ‘Walmart of Weed’ (RVA Magazine)

Leaks of the U.S. Supreme Court Plan to Overturn Roe v. Wade (Global News Radio Toronto; Player.fm)

Amid rising pressures and a political divide, Biden’s centric views might be a bad omen for a second term (The Globe and Mail)

Youngkin’s move to force Loudoun school board elections called ‘troubling’ (The Washington Post; MRT)

General Assembly reconvenes for veto session (Cardinal News)