Virginia Republicans Try to Sort Out a Bloodbath…

John Fredericks in the News, Repost from the Richmond-Times Dispatch,by Graham Moomaw @gmoomaw John Fredericks, a pro-Trump radio host who advocated for bringing the president to Virginia, said Trump’s absence left his supporters unenthused. A presidential rally, he said, wouldn’t have fired up the Trump opponents any more than they already were. “Ralph Northam ran […]

2017 Virginia House of Delegates Election Predictions

Toscano’s Epic Fail: Virginia Democrats, peaking too soon, gain +1 seat in the House.  From the heady and hopeful days of the million women pink-hat march on Washington D.C. the first weekend after President Trump’s inauguration, Virginia Democrats looked like they were finally going to break through and significantly cut into the Republicans’ super majority. […]

Bikers for Trump Rallies for Gillespie — Without Gillespie

One of President Trump’s most fervent fans hopped onto his Harley in South Carolina and roared all the way to Virginia Beach, where he led a “Bikers for Trump” rally Sunday for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie. Except Gillespie wasn’t there, irking some Trump supporters who say the Republican has been too standoffish toward the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The John Fredericks Show Launches in Washington D.C. on AM 1260 The Answer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Chesapeake, VA, October 9, 2017 – Common Sense Media Holdings, LLC  announces that it will begin airing its syndicated news radio talk show, The John Fredericks Show, in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia beginning October 16, 2017 on Salem Media’s AM 1260 The Answer.  The show will air from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., […]

Trump Dives into Virginia Governor’s Race

President Trump has been a presence in Virginia’s contest for governor since before the candidates were even set, but he has now roiled the race by jumping in directly and attacking the Democratic nominee through his preferred method: a nighttime tweet. “Ralph Northam, who is running for Governor of Virginia, is fighting for the violent […]

Gillespie is GOP’s Best Shot to Flip a Seat this Year, So Where’s the Money?

Ed Gillespie has raised considerably less money than other recent contenders for Virginia governor, despite his extraordinarily deep ties to the Republican donor class. With a long history in national politics and a bond with an ex-president, Gillespie was expected to be the GOP version of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman […]

Fredericks in the Media: WaPo on Virginia Governor Race

Read the full article on the John Fredericks Report.   Many people bemoan the polarization and speak wistfully of the bygone — if not entirely imagined — era of collegial bipartisanship known as “the Virginia way.” John Fredericks is not among them. The conservative radio host, who helped lead Trump’s Virginia campaign, wants Gillespie move […]

Kellyanne Conway, Terry McAuliffe, Rob Wittman Headline Friday, September 1

President Trump Sr. Counselor Kellyanne Conway, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe – who is likely running for President against Trump in 2020 – and Rob Wittman Headline #JFRS on Friday, September 1. 8:05 – VA Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) 8:35 – Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA) 9:35 – Kellyanne Conway Listen to The John Fredericks Show! Monday […]

2017 Virginia Primary Race Predictions

Disclaimer: My legendary, world renowned and highly coveted political predictions – at 96 percent since 2012–are based on the following not so scientific criteria: total hearsay, unconfirmed rumors, conspiracy theories, pure innuendo, personal insight, Trump White House leakers, DPV moles, RINO’s, Bernie Sanders’ supporters, my high-voltage tin foil hat wired directly into the mother ship […]

Trump Faces Conundrum with Conservative Media

he White House’s relationship with conservative media outlets presents a vexing challenge for the administration as President Trump approaches 100 days in office. Trump has been a boon to the insurgent conservative media outlets that were routinely frozen out of the Obama White House. Conservative media outlets have more access, power and influence in the […]

Conservative Media Figures Disappointed with Trump Meeting

Some conservative media figures invited to an exclusive event with President Trump on Monday night left the White House frustrated and complaining that Trump’s staff had intentionally sought to limit what they could report out of the meeting. The White House invitation to about 30 conservative reporters, editors, columnists and radio personalities was originally billed […]

Perriello, Gillespie Poised for Epic Showdown

New Odds on Virginia Governor Race: Perriello, Gillespie Poised for Epic Showdown Blue Virginia Now Fully In Charge of Sleepy, Scaredy-Cat Northam Campaign? CNU’s new Judy Wassen Public Policy Center poll out last week may be an early portend of things to come. Our new morning line odds on the 2017 Virginia gubernatorial races are […]