AFP on WREL: A GOP challenge for Goodlatte?

AFP editor Chris Graham talks news and politics with WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.”

The segment begins with talk about Virginia’s $544 million budget surplus announced this week by Gov. Bob McDonnell. Democrats have pointed out that the surplus is far from being all good news – given the cuts in education, transportation and other core service areas that were made to make the surplus possible.

We wrap with discussion of the news that Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte will face a challenge from inside the Republican Party for his re-election in 2012. Is Goodlatte vulnerable to a challenge from the Tea Party?

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