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December 2005
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Goode Keeping Options Open, The Daily Progress, March 13, 2009

Goode Announces Grants for County Projects, The Franklin News-Post, February 27, 2009

Memo to Virgil Goode: You're not in Congress anymore, The Washington Post, February 27, 2009

Earmarked Money May Be No Good, Danville Register & Bee, January 5, 2009


Recount Confirms Perriello Win, The Daily Progress, December 18, 2008

Goode Says Include Late Troop Ballots in Recount, The Daily Progress, December 12, 2008

Goode Files Recount Petition, The Daily Progress, November 26, 2008

Goode Will Seek Recount, The Daily Progress, November 24, 2008

Perriello Certified as Winner, The Daily Progress, November 24, 2008

Absentee Ballots Unlikely to Affect Race, The Daily Progress, November 12, 2008

Goode Riddance, Slate, November 8, 2008

A Jeffersonian Victory in Virginia, The Nation (on-line), November 8, 2008

City Could Give Election to Perriello, The Daily Progress, November 7, 2008

Virginia 2008 Fifth District Congressional Election Results, Virginia State Board of Elections

Perriello/Goode Too Close to Call, The Daily Progress, November 5, 2008

Daily Progress Endorses Goode, The Daily Progress, November 2, 2008

Danville Paper Breaks With Goode for First Time, The Daily Progress, October 31, 2008

Carpetbagger allegations, gay film intensify 5th District campaign, The Daily Progress, October 30, 2008

Danville Newspaper Endorses Perriello, Danville Register and Bee, October 30, 2008

Goode, Perriello Clash in Danville, The Daily Progress, October 29, 2008

Roanoke Times Endorses Perriello, The Roanoke Times, October 26, 2008

New Perriello TV Ad Dredges Up MZM Scandal, The Roanoke Times, October 15, 2008

Goode Denies Connection with Gay-themed Film, The Daily Progress, October 15, 2008

Virgil Goode in Credits of Gay-Themed Film, Danville Register & Bee, October 15, 2008

TV Debate Was Needed, The Daily Progress, October 10, 2008

Can he go the distance?, C-Ville Weekly, October 7, 2008

Candidates Say U.S. Economy Needs Better Fix, The Daily Progress, October 7, 2008

Perriello Cries Foul Over Goode TV Ad, The Daily Progress, September 29, 2008

Goode opposes use of public funds in package, The Martinsville Bulletin, September 28, 2008

Energy a Focus in Fifth Race, The Daily Progress, September 13, 2008

Goode Takes On "Anchor Baby" Issue, The Daily Progress, September 4, 2008

Goode, Perriello Debate Issues, Danville Register and Bee, September 4, 2008

Goode, Perriello Clash in Second Debate of Campaign, The Daily Progress, September 4, 2008

Fight in The Fifth: Tom Perriello, The Daily Progress, August 17, 2008

Fight in The Fifth: Virgil Goode, The Daily Progress, August 16, 2008

Goode and Perriello Face Off, The Daily Progress, August 13, 2008

Grisham Campaigns with Perriello, Danville Register & Bee, August 8, 2008

Goode not happy with 'Daily Show' clip, The Daily Progress, August 1, 2008

Cantor for Veep Movement Gaining Steam, The Washington Post, July 28, 2008

Social activists hunt for congressional seats ... in G.O.P. districts, The Christian Science Monitor, July 10, 2008

DCCC Radio Ad Blasts Goode on Oil, Media General News Service, July 4, 2008

Compassionate Campaign, The Daily Progress, June 23, 2008

Perriello Ads on Christian Radio, Danville Register Bee, June 18, 2008

Volunteerism a requirement for Perriello workers, The Daily Progress, June 22, 2008

Goode Withholds Support for McCain, For Now, Danville Register Bee, June 13, 2008

Tom Perriello's Acceptance Speech May 17th, 2008

Congressional Candidate Perriello Defends Ads on Arab TV, Danville Register Bee, April 4, 2008

Perriello looks like Choice for Democrats, The Daily Progress, January 9, 2008

Democrats kick off bid to unseat Goode, The Register & Bee, January 5, 2008


Goode's Stance Under Fire, The Register & Bee, November 13, 2007

Shreve Bashes Goode Tax Act, The Daily Progress, September 18, 2007

Historian Seeks to Unseat Goode in '08, The Daily Progress, July 2, 2007

Goode: President Wrong on Immigration, Martinsville Bulletin, June 19, 2007

Jon Stewart Thinks Goode Talks Funny, The Hook, May 31, 2007

Goode Staunchly Opposes Immigration Compromise, The Daily Progress, May 25, 2007

Protesters Return to Virgil Goode's Office, March 14, 2007

Why We're Against the War and Why We Go to Virgil Goode's Office to Say So, Joyful Dissent, March/April, 2007

Goode Promotes Anti-Immigrant Documentary, The Daily Progress, March 1, 2007

Protesters Arrested at Goode's Office Again, The Daily Progress, March 1, 2007

Weed Campaign Research Results, February 23, 2007

Visitation/Occupation Project, February 21, 2007

Valentine's Day Message for Virgil Goode, February 14, 2007

Goode offers greetings to Muslim lawmaker, Richmond Times Dispatch, January 5, 2007

Goode's Office Window Defaced, The Hook, January 4, 2007

But It's Thomas Jefferson's Koran!, The Washington Post, January 3, 2007

Save Judeo-Christian Values, USA Today, January 1, 2007


Goode remarks tap GOP fervor, The Daily Progress, December 31, 2006

Letter Says Goode-by to Values, The Daily Progress, December 24, 2006

Goode Has Often Inspired Political Ire, The Washington Post, December 23, 2006

Thomas Kester Comments on Virgil Goode's Letter, December 22, 2006

Goode Refuses to Apologize for Letter, Richmond Times Dispatch, December 22, 2006

Jan Cornell says Virgil Goode Makes Us a Laughing Stock, December 20, 2006

Rep. Goode Fears More Moslems, C-Ville Weekly, December 19, 2006

Goode Returns for a Sixth Term, C-Ville Weekly, November 14, 2006

Goode tops Weed to win 5th District, The Daily Progress, November 8, 2006

Candidates Tackle Issues, The Daily Progress, November 1, 2006

Hopefuls in 5th Offer War Strategies, The Daily Progress, October 24, 2006

Weed Ad Mislabels Man as Felon, The Daily Progress, September 22, 2006)

Weed, Goode Debate Scandal, Bush, The Daily Progress, August 10, 2006

Voters Unimpressed by Scandal?, The Daily Progress, August 6, 2006

Weed to Goode: Give Martinsville the Money, Richmond Times Dispatch, August 4, 2006

Goode, Weed Eager to Debate, Danville Register & Bee, July 27, 2006

Top MZM Figure Pleads Guilty of Gifts to Goode, Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 22, 2006

Politics by the Numbers, The Daily Progress, July 15, 2006

Second MZM figure charged in Goode gifts, Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 2, 2006

Bad news for Virgil Goode?, C-Ville Weekly, March 7, 2006

Contractor Pleads Guilty to Corruption, The Washington Post, February 25, 2006

Weed, Ewert debate ways to unseat Goode, The Daily Progress, February 2, 2006


MZM Deal a Risky Bet for Martinsville, Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 18, 2005

Goode hands over MZM campaign donations to charities, The Daily Progress, December 13, 2005

Goode Looking to Give MZM Money to Nonprofits, Lynchburg News & Advance, December 4, 2005

Ewert Criticizes Goode, Begins Bid for Congress, The Daily Progress, December 4, 2005

Donor in Bribe Case Has Links to Goode, Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 1, 2005

Why Virgil Goode Switched Parties, November 27, 2005

Weed Targets Fifth Again, The Daily Progress, November 15, 2005

Goode Defends MZM Ties, The Martinsville Bulletin, November 10, 2005

Aiming for Goode, The Daily Progress, October 9, 2005

Is MZM Bad News for Goode?, C-Ville Weekly, July 12, 2005

Goode Offers MZM Refunds, Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 2, 2005

Annual Baseball Game a Thrill for Goode, The Daily Progress, June 25, 2005

English Official Language, Mailing to Troops Legislation, Goode News, June 9, 2005

Group Asks Goode to Fire DeLay, The Daily Progress, June 2, 2005

Goode Not Feeling Great about Social Security Overhaul, C-Ville Weekly, February 8, 2005


Editorial Echoed Goode's Platform, Al Weed, November 13, 2004

Goode Wins Fifth District, The Daily Progress, November 3, 2004

Seniors Condemn Virgil Goode's Scare Tactics, November 2004

Al Weed Responds to Virgil Goode Mailing, November 1, 2004

Harry Tenney Calls Virgil Goode 'Retrograde' on Social Issues, November 1, 2004

Ham Caldwell Comments on Goode Mailing, November 1, 2004

"Virgil Goode Just Doesn't Understand the Working People", October 28, 2004

Fight in the 5th, The Daily Progress, October 17, 2004

Goode, Weed Hold First Debate, Lynchburg News & Advance, October 13, 2004

Goode, Weed Clash over Prescription Drugs, Gay Marriage, Danville Register-Bee, October 13, 2004

Who Shares Our Values? Virgil Goode's Mailing on Social Security, October 2004

Republicans Open Charlottesville Headquarters, The Daily Progress, September 1, 2004

Pleading the Fifth, C-Ville Weekly, August 17, 2004

Convention gets Goode Evaluation, The Daily Progress, August 1, 2004

Virgil Goode Reaffirms Tax-Cut Support, The Daily Progress, May 22, 2004

Goode Attempts to Make English Official Language of United States, The Daily Progress, May 12, 2004

War Policy a Quagmire for Goode?, The Daily Progress, May 2, 2004

Virgil Goode Presents Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center With a Simulated Check, The Daily Progress, March 17, 2004

Weed, Goode Differ on Role of Government, Richmond Times Dispatch, March 3, 2004


2004 Race Pits Grapes Against Law, The Daily Progress, December 21, 2003)

In Goode We Trust, The Cavalier Daily, December 3, 2003

Patriot Act Draws Criticism, The Daily Progress, September 11, 2003

Virgil Goode Persists on Armed Border Patrols, Hampton Roads Daily Press, July 7, 2003

Virgil Goode Backs George Allen's Request for Military to Buy American, The Daily Progress, May 4, 2003

Virgil Goode, the National Park Service and the Lincoln Statue Project, The Daily Progress, January 26. 2003


A Bad Day for Prelates and Politicians, The Daily Progress, December 15, 2002

Goode Asks Bush to Replace Kissinger on Sept. 11 Commission, The Roanoke Times, December 8, 2002

Goode Defeats Richards, The Daily Progress, November 6, 2002

Calculating the Spread, November 2002

Richards: Goode Should Send Back Contribution to Poultry Producer, The Martinsville Bulletin, November 1, 2002

Richards and Goode Rally in Charlottesville for Support, The Daily Progress, October 29, 2002

Democrats Say Goode Slack on Gun Laws, The Daily Progress, October 29, 2002

Goode Supports Cameras in Cars, The Daily Progress, October 26, 2002

Goode, Richards Spar at Forum, Danville Register and Bee, October 23, 2002

Virgil Goode, Jobs and the House Appropriations Committee, The Roanoke Times, October 20, 2002

Richards, Goode Spar Over Social Security, The Daily Progress, October 11, 2

Tom Rogers Comments About Virgil Goode, October 10, 2002

Establishment of Religion / Virgil Goode Co-sponsors HB 2357, Lynchburg News & Advance, October 6, 2002

Virgil Goode Asks Fluvanna Voters 'Which Vision for Virginia Do You Want?', October 2002

Katherine McNamara Comments on Meredith Richards, Virgil Goode and a Woman's Right to Choose, September 6, 2002

Goode, Richards Disagree Over Hate-Crime Legislation, Estate Tax, Death Penalty, The Daily Progress, September 4, 2002

Reproductive Health Care Issues, September 2002

Harry Tenney Comments on Virgil Goode and Capital Punishment, August 28, 2002

Goode Discloses Financial Reports, July 7, 2002

Fifth District Contest Could Be a Real Race, The Daily Progress, May 30, 2002

Virgil Goode Makes Party Switch Official, The Daily Progress, April 17, 2002

Virgil Goode Offers to Run as a Republican, Lynchburg News & Advance, February 5, 2002


Virgil Goode and Bob Goodlatte Offer Support for Jane Maddux, The Daily Progress, November 21, 2001

Goode Backs Earley in Governor's Race, August 23, 2001


Snowed in with Virgil, Lucy, and Catherine Goode, December, 2000

Goode Easily Defeats Boyd, Richmond Times-Dispatch, November 8, 2000

Rep. Goode Opens GOP Headquarters, September 26, 2000

Goode Supports GOP Drug Plan for Seniors, September 12, 2000

Money Pours in to Goode, The Roanoke Times, September 4, 2000

Money Pours in to Goode, The Roanoke Times, September 4, 2000

Goode Addresses Prescription-Drug Concerns, The Daily Progress, August 17, 2000

Goode Makes Waves at GOP Convention, The Daily Progress, August 1, 2000

Political Softball, July 2000

Boyd Kicks Off Campaign for Congress, The Daily Progress, July 18, 2000

Virgil Goode Endorsed by the 5th District GOP Convention, Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 14, 2000

Gail Nardi on Virgil Goode, May 13, 2000

Will Lyster on Political Contributions and on Virgil Goode's Money-Back Offer, May 9, 2000

Republican Lawmakers Endorse Goode Candidacy, The Daily Progress, May 9, 2000

Charlie Gleason Says 'Get Your Money Back!' May 8, 2000

Goode Shows Character by Returning Gifts, May 8, 2000

John Boyd and Virgil Goode Make 'The Nation', The Nation, March 13, 2000

Virgil Goode Endorses George W. Bush, The Daily Progress, February 22, 2000

Independent Congressman Virgil Goode Speaks at Lincoln Day Dinner, The Daily Progress, February 20, 2000

Virgil Goode and John Boyd Make 'The Ecomomist', The Economist, February 12, 2000

Charlottesville Native Allen Hale (D) Seeks Virginia's Fifth District Congressional Seat

Paul C. Harris on the Fifth District Congressional Race, The Daily Progress, February 4, 2000

Democrat John W. Boyd Forms Exploratory Committee for Virginia's Fifth District, The Daily Progress, February 3, 2000

Wayne Harbaugh Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, February 3, 2000

Steve Kolezar Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, February 2, 2000

U.S. House Votes on Reproductive Choice/Virginia Delegation, February 2000

Emily Couric Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, The Daily Progress, January 30, 2000

Virgil H. Goode, Jr. Rewarded with Seat on U.S. Appropriations Committee, The Daily Progress, January 28, 2000

Lloyd Snook Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, January, 2000

Charlie Gleason Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, January 28, 2000

Cheryl and Elton Oliver Speak Out on Virgil Goode, January, 2000

Paul Goldman Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, January 28, 2000

Virginia Germino Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, January, 2000

Terri DiCintio Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, January, 2000

Blake Caravati Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, January, 2000

Goode Declares Himself Independent, The Washington Post, January 24, 2000 and The Daily Progress, January 25, 2000

Virgil Absent from 5th District Dinner, Associated Press, January 10, 2000

The Independent Leanings of Virgil Goode, January 2000


Virgil Goode Needs To Level With People, The Roanoke Times, December 31, 1999

Defenders of the 2nd Amendment, December 27, 1999

Virgil H. Goode, Jr. (D-Rocky Mount, Virgina) Makes the Rounds, The Daily Progress, December 16, 1999

Voter Turnout in Charlottesville, Virginia, The Daily Progress, November 4, 1999

Any Advice for Virgil Goode?, November 1999

Posting the Ten Commandments on Capitol Hill, October 1999

Dialing for Dollars with Virgil Goode, September 1999

Virgil Goode Supports Guns in D.C., The Daily Progress, June 17, 1999

Goode's Deeds Upset Democrats, April 29, 1999

Party Would Reject Goode at a High Cost, April 7, 1999

Virgil Goode on Tax Limitation, February 11, 1999

Whither Virgil Goode? The Washington Times, January 23, 1999

President Clinton, Doug Wilder, and Virgil Goode, The Washington Post, January 14, 1999


Virgil Goode Supports Impeachment, The Daily Progress, December 20, 1998

In House Inquiry, Virginia Democrat Prepared to Repeat History, December1, 1998

Virgil Goode's Asparagus Rollups, The Congressional Club Cookbook, Thirteenth Edition, 1998

Virgil Goode Speaks Out on Perjury, November 9, 1998 and The Washington Post, December 1, 1998

Virgil Goode Supports Impeachment Investigation, The Daily Progress, October 9, 1998

Local Support from Charlottesville and Albemarle for Bill Clinton, October 1998

Virgil Goode Stands Out in a Crowd, June 19, 1998

On the Virginia Economy Virgil Goode Speaks Out, April 15, 1998


What the Goode Book Says About a House Divided, March 13, 1997


Who Could Ever Replace Virgil Goode?, The Daily Progress, December 18, 1996

Charlottesville Returns, November 6, 1996

Virginia Returns, November 6, 1996

1996 NRA-PVF Ratings: Virgil Goode, American Rifleman, November/December 1996

Reference Material

Virgil Goode

Congressman Virgil Goode

Virgil's Path to Independence

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