Ahead of the November elections, WCVE is interviewing the candidates in a series of profiles. In this feature, WCVE's Craig Carper speaks with incumbent Republican Representative Dave Brat from Virginia's 7th District.
Craig Carper is the News Director for 88.9 WCVE Public Radio in Richmond, Virginia. Craig is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where he majored in Journalism. Craig has worked in broadcast news since 2001 and covered Virginia politics for WCVE PBS Television since 2006. From 2009 through 2015 he was the political reporter for 88.9 WCVE News, and then was promoted to his present position as News Director.
Articles by Craig Carper
Abigail Spanberger, the Democratic candidate for Virginia’s 7th congressional district, says she hopes to make campaign finance reform and good governance top priorities if she’s elected to Congress.
The General Assembly has adjourned after their first day of a special redistricting session. They didn’t make much progress and it’s unclear when they’ll be back.
Donald Trump’s former Virginia Campaign Chairman Corey Stewart has secured the Republican nomination to challenge Senator Tim Kaine in November.
Last night (6/12/18) Democrats elected 5 female candidates for House seats they hope to pick up in November.
Governor Ralph Northam has signed a budget that grants healthcare to hundreds of thousands of additional Virginians through the expansion of the state’s Medicaid program.
Virginia State Police have released the name of the man who stole an armored personnel carrier from Fort Pickett last night and led law enforcement officers on a chase through downtown Richmond.
After a 5-year battle, the Virginia General Assembly has voted to expand Medicaid in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.
The Senate is back in Richmond today (5/22/18), working to pass a budget and which will likely include a plan to expand the state’s Medicaid program to roughly 300,000 new Virginians.
Virginia lawmakers were briefed today (5/7) on the current laws dealing with evictions as they consider changes to those laws.