At the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce Debate yesterday, U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen shared their thoughts on avoiding pending defense cuts that would disproportionately affect Virginia. Craig Carper reports.
Craig Carper is the News Director for 88.9 WCVE Public Radio. Craig studied journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University and has worked in broadcast news since 2001. He’s worked in various capacities covering Virginia politics for WCVE PBS since 2006. For six years starting in 2009 he served as the political reporter for 88.9 WCVE before being promoted to News Director in July of 2015.
Craig served as the host of Capitol Events during the General Assembly Session on WCVE PBS, a daily one-minute update on legislative issues.
In 2012 he conducted an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. In 2015 he interviewed former President Jimmy Carter.
Craig has contributed over 100 nationally run news stories to NPR and has been featured on the PBS NewsHour with Judy Woodruff and the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC.
He’s covered 3 Governors, the 2009 and 2013 gubernatorial campaigns, the 2012 and 2014 U.S. Senate races, the 2012 Presidential campaign and in 2014 he provided daily national coverage of the trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell for NPR.
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President Obama and Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine lead in Virginia, according to the latest Quinnipiac University survey.
State officials say Virginia is making progress toward meeting the terms of it’s 2 billion dollar settlement with the Department of Justice to provide more community based services to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Craig Carper reports.
At a campaign stop at Health Diagnostics Labs in Richmond yesterday, Senator Mark Warner said Tim Kaine would work to build compromise in a sharply divided Washington. Craig Carper reports.
Abortion rights advocates say that the Virginia Board of Health decision on Friday to impose the same building standards as hospitals for existing women’s health clinics will have a disproportionate effect on the healthcare of low income women. Craig Carper reports.
First Lady Michelle Obama rallied nearly 2,000 supporters at Richmond Center stage yesterday. Craig Carper reports.
Ahead of last night’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Gala at the Science Museum of Virginia, former Governor and now U.S. Senate candidate George Allen spent the afternoon reaching out to Latino voters. Craig Carper reports.
Ahead of last night’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Gala at the Science Museum of Virginia, former Governor and now U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine spent the afternoon reaching out to Latino voters. Craig Carper reports.
After a months-long legal battle to appear on the ballot, Richmond realtor Michael Ryan will challenge Mayor Dwight Jones in the November election. Craig Carper reports.
Portraits of all 10 of Virginia’s living first ladies were unveiled yesterday at a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion.