WCVE Analyst Jeff Schapiro discusses the opening rounds of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's federal corruption trial and Rep. Eric Cantor's surprise announcement that he is stepping down before the end of his final term.
Articles by Jeff Schapiro
Analyst Jeff Schapiro examines the trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell on federal corruption charges and the fund-raising prowess of Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro discusses the upcoming McDonnell corruption trial, campaign finance reports, and special election contests.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro says Virginia Republican legislators want to debate Medicaid expansion but won't vote for it, and says deeper budget cuts have been expected.
Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia politics in his weekly conversation with WCVE's Wayne Farrar.
WCVE News analyst Jeff Schapiro discusses the latest on the invetigation of former State Senator Philip Puckett, the surreptitious delivery of the budget to the Governor, the hiring of a former Bush lawyer to advise Republicans on the Governor's powers, and more.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro says Gov. Terry McAuliffe has several options on how to deal with the legislature's budget and the omission of any form of Medicaid expansion, which he favors. And newly minted congressional nominee David Brat so far is not responding to questions.
Jeff Schapiro analyzes David Brat's stunning upset of Eric Cantor in a Republican primary and the General Assembly finally passing a budget.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro says Ed Gillespie is expected to win the Republican nomination to oppose Democratic Senator Mark Warner this weekend, and Republicans in the 7th District and Democrats in the 8th have lively primary contests June 10.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news for 88.9 WCVE. This week, a way out of the state budget stalemate may have been found. A budget must be adopted by June 30.