Tag: state sen. robert hurt

Poll: Hurt is the early frontrunner in the Fifth GOP race

  Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The conventional wisdom in the Fifth District Republican congressional race has been that Southside State Sen. Robert Hurt is the early frontrunner. A poll released Friday morning confrims the conventional wisdom. Hurt leads the seven-candidate field with 22 percent of projected primary voters surveyed by Public Policy Polling this […]


Verga aims at Hurt in Fifth

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net It’s clear that Laurence Verga has his eyes locked on State Sen. Robert Hurt. “I challenge Senator Hurt to show leadership and join me in signing the pledge,” Verga said in a press statement announcing that he had signed on to the Club for Growth’s Repeal It Pledge, through […]


Hurt, Verga release fundraising numbers

    Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Fifth District Republican congressional-nomination candidates Robert Hurt and Laurence Verga released their campaign-fundraising numbers for the most recent financial quarter on Thursday, and based on the numbers the two appear to be on quite the collision course heading into the June party primary. Hurt, a state senator representing the Danville […]


Getting on track for challenge in Fifth

    Column by Robert Hurt www.roberthurtforcongress.com I am excited about this year’s prospects in Virginia! After a solid win in November, Virginia Republicans in the Fifth Districtare set to take back our congressional seat. Deemed as one of the most vulnerable seats in the entire U.S. Congress for Democrats, I am looking forward to our […]


Focus | Verga makes case for GOP nomination in Fifth

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net What’s wrong with America, if you ask Laurence Verga, isn’t just with the direction that the Obama administration and the Democratic Congress is taking, but what their Republican predecessors did, or rather didn’t do, ahead of them. “One of the reasons our country is in the challenged position it […]