Jeff Schapiro analyzes Dave Brat's immigration comments, UVa Board's extension president's contract, the latest Joe Morrisey soap opera episode, and a three-waqy race for the State Senate in Roanoke.
Jeff E. Schapiro is a political reporter and columnist for The Richmond Times-Dispatch. He has covered Virginia's Capitol and campaigns for nearly three decades. Schapiro can heard Fridays at 8:45 a.m. during "Morning Edition."
Articles by Jeff Schapiro
Jeff Schapiro of the Times-Dispatch offers analysis of the Bob McDonnell appeal, Hillary Clinton's planned appearance in Virginia, Terry McAuliffe's pardon of a man who was convicted and served 29 years for a crime he did not commit, and McAullife's opportunity to appointment several judges.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro discusses U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine's impassioned speech on presidential war powers revision, Del. Buddy Fowler's racially charged Facebook posting, Atty. Gen. Mark Herring's legal opinion that abortion clinic regulations cannot be imposed on existing facilities, and fortmer Gov. Bob McDonnell's upcoming hearing on his appeal of corruption convictions.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news, including a proposal to mediate Sweet Briar College’s disputed closing, the governor’s position on a controversial pipeline, and Hillary Clinton adopting an issue from Jim Webb.
Times-Dispatch columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Gov. McAuliffe’s appearance on “Meet the Press,” Dominion’s pipeline and wind turbine projects, and State Senator Thomas Norment’s proposals for the General Assembly.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro talks about the Virginia General Assembly's "veto session," the end of the U.S. 460 bypass deal, the Board of Elections decision on voting machines which has some localities scrambling, and the study that finds Virginia's legislature is among the most secreative.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes what the Republican-controlled legislature may do on Democratic Gov. McAuliffe's actions on April 15, new poll showing Hillary Clinton still favored in the state over potential GOP rivals, and the opposition to Domnion's planned natural gas pipeline and high power line spanning the James.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Gov. McAuliffe's pitch to Indiana business leaders concerned about the Hoosier state's new religious liberty law, the Supreme Court ruling on Virginia's congressional redistricting map, and Joe Morrissey's latest adventures.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Gov. Terry McAuliffe's actions on legislation, ABC law enforcement, Morrisey's latest move, and Ted Cruz choosing Virginia for his announcement of candidacy.
RTD columnist Jeff Schapiro discusses latest ABC incident, presidential politics, and the return of a former Richmond mayor to politics.