Charlottesville–Right Now: Senator George Allen joins Coy Barefoot

1.31.11 Former United States Senator from Virginia George Allen joins Coy to discuss his announcement to run for U.S. Senate once again. Senator Allen fields questions about international balance of trade, energy resources, and health care reform. In addition, the former Senator talks about what it is going to take to beat Jim Webb in order to get his title back. Also included in today’s conversation are Senator Allen’s thoughts on the events unfolding in Egypt. Finally, Allen sets the record straight once and for all on his now infamous “Macaca” remark.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

1.24.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy to continue the discussion of the George Allen announcement. The former U.S. Senator has announced that he will attempt to recapture that title, and Coy and Hawes break down the merits of the Republican candidate. Always a fun guest, Spencer also has witty takes on Allen’s background, Virginia’s natural resources, and…blenders? You can hear all of this and much more, including the latest on Biscuit Run, an explanation of proper ski slope etiquette, and a quick round of America’s favorite game Dead or Alive, right here.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Isaac Wood joins Coy Barefoot

1.24.11 Director for Communications at the UVA Center for Politics Isaac Wood joins Coy to discuss George Allen’s announcement for U.S. Senate Candidacy. Wood breaks down the reasons behind Allen’s decision, and he also provides insight into who might oppose the former Senator both within his own party and on the other side and what chances the Republican has of winning. In addition, callers chime in with both early support and early opposition for George Allen.