Robert Hurt

5th District race: Social issues 'a distraction,' says Hurt
Published on Sep 17th, 2012
116 comments The 5th District incumbent makes no bones about it: his traditional conservative values are a product of how he was raised. That would be in Chatham in southside Virginia, and U.S. Congressman Robert...
Whose hissy? Douglass camera bump no 'macaca' moment
Published on Aug 27th, 2012
4 comments The 5th District congressional race got a little more in-your-face at an August 21 Farmville forum when Democratic challenger John Douglass swatted the video camera of a member of Representative...
Petitioning: Lifejacket-clad demonstrators deliver message to Hurt
Published on Aug 5th, 2012
51 comments About a dozen and a half citizens showed up at Congressman Robert Hurt's Charlottesville office August 3 to deliver a letter objecting to his votes they say are against Medicare and Medicaid. “We are...
Sign language: Robert Hurt announces reelection run
Published on Apr 30th, 2012
38 comments Congressman Robert Hurt was in town Monday to kick off his reelection bid for the 5th District. Local Republicans including supervisors Ken Boyd and Rodney Thomas gathered at Albemarle Square...
Incumbent protection? House plan would add Fauquier to 5th
Published on Mar 17th, 2011
12 comments Every 10 years, Virginia redraws its congressional districts following the fresh census results. Cooler heads inevitably call for nonpartisan redistricting, and accusations of "gerrymandering"...
GOP fave: Allen invokes Brown's Mountain to help Hurt
Published on Sep 30th, 2010
55 comments Robert Hurt, left, gets stump support from former senator and governor George Allen and Delegate Rob Bell. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE State Senator Robert Hurt has brought out the big gun in the 5th...
Snap: Seniors flock to a Hurt-free debate
Published on Aug 11th, 2010
9 comments Talking heads and listening heads. PHOTO BY STEPHANIE MARIE GARCIA It was a packed house at the Senior Center on Wednesday as the Senior Statesmen of Virginia hosted the Fifth Congressional District...
Hurt puts the hurt on 5th district's wannabes
Published on Jun 8th, 2010
34 comments Establishment candidate Robert Hurt prevails. FILE PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Conventional wisdom prevails as Tea Party target and State Sen. Robert Hurt wins the 5th district Republican primary race...
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