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Wittman defeats Mosher, Parker in 1st District

By FRANCES HUBBARD, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 1 article a month)

U.S. Rep Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, will serve another term in Congress after defeating Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker in the 1st District on Tuesday. The unofficial results, with 222 of 224 precincts reporting: Wittman, 130,966; Mosher, 71498; Parker, 5,056.

VaNews November 5, 2014


2014 Voters' Guide: 1st Congressional District

Inside NOVA

Bios of the three candidates.

VaNews November 3, 2014


Wittman faces Mosher, independent in 1st

By JIM NOLAN , Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

The race in Virginia’s 1st Congressional District race pits three-term incumbent Robert J. Wittman, a Republican, against Democrat Norm Mosher, a retired marine consultant, former Navy captain and decorated Vietnam War veteran who served on the staff of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

VaNews November 2, 2014


Two challenge Wittman in 1st District

By FRANCES HUBBARD, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 1 article a month)

U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, faces two challengers Tuesday for his seat in Virginia's 1st Congressional District. Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker are attempting to unseat Wittman, who is serving his third term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

VaNews November 3, 2014


Wittman tells Kiwanis Washington should be 'reined in'

By FRANCES HUBBARD, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 1 article a month)

U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, campaigned in front of a business audience Wednesday and said he is concerned about growth in federal regulations and the effect it has had on costs for businesses. Wittman is serving his third term in Virginia's 1st Congressional district and seeking re-election on Nov. 4 against two challengers, Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Gail Parker.

VaNews October 30, 2014


1st District candidates offer varying platforms

By VANESSA REMMERS, Free Lance-Star (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Incumbent Rep. Rob Wittman is facing two challengers in November for his 1st District seat in Congress. Voters in the district will choose between Wittman, Norm Mosher and Gail Parker in the Nov. 4 race. There is hardly any overlap in the platforms of the three candidates.

VaNews October 27, 2014


Mosher tells Mathews NAACP he wants to protect 'social safety net'

By FRANCES HUBBARD, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 1 article a month)

Democrat Norm Mosher told the NAACP in Mathews County on Monday night that the three legs of the "social safety net" — Medicare, Social Security and the Affordable Care Act — continue to be under attack by Republicans. Mosher, a resident of Irvington in Lancaster County, is seeking to unseat Rob Wittman for Virginia's 1st Congressional District.

VaNews October 21, 2014


1st Congressional District forum draws full house at Williamsburg Library

By STEVE VAUGHAN, Virginia Gazette (Metered Paywall - 4 Articles per Month)

If you were scoring Wednesday evening's 1st Congressional District candidate forum on aggressiveness, Democrat Norm Mosher clearly won. Mosher, a retired Navy captain, went after incumbent Republican Rep. Rob Wittman hard on his views and record several times.

VaNews October 10, 2014


First District Congressional hopefuls meet in Fredericksburg

By VANESSA REMMERS, Free Lance-Star (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

It wasn’t hard for the three candidates vying for the 1st Congressional District seat to agree on the major problems facing the country. But they were mostly split on how to solve them. Republican incumbent Rob Wittman, Democratic challenger Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker laid out their solutions before a crowd of about 100 at a debate at the University of Mary Washington on Monday.

VaNews October 7, 2014


History, strategy and the social safety net with candidate Norm Mosher

By DAVE RESS, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 1 article a month)

The guy shaking hands down at Newport News Shipbuilding this morning could be one of the more unusual Congressional candidates around -- Norm Mosher, the Democratic challenger in the 1st district, is the only political hopeful Shad Plank's ever heard to mention the Taiping Rebellion in China. (It was mid-19th century civil war that was perhaps the first step in the long process that eventually brought down the Qing Dynasty and, believe or not, was just a few years before our time.)

VaNews October 2, 2014