Virginia Republican targets data companies as Senate primary election nears (Washington Post)

“There are few things in politics more valuable than making the case that you’re looking out for the beleaguered taxpayer,” said Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political-science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. “The proposal is a win-win. Stewart benefits if it passes; Stewart benefits if it fails.”

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In Many Districts, Democratic Challengers Have Raised As Much As GOP Incumbents (NPR “All Things Considered”)

Now Comstock has raised nearly $3 million for this November’s election.

Stephen Farnsworth is a political scientist at Virginia’s University of Mary Washington.

STEPHEN FARNSWORTH: When you’re talking about the 10th District of Virginia in the age of Donald Trump, money will not be a problem for any viable candidate.

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