GOP congressional hopeful Dave Brat has named his new senior campaign staff. Phil Rapp will be Bratt’s new campaign manager. He worked as a volunteer coordinator leading up to the June 10th GOP primary for the Seventh Congressional District, which includes Louisa and Orange. Tim Edson will serve as a consultant. Edson previously worked for Florida Republican Congressman Allen West.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.
The Wildcats are off to a 7-0 start and got 59 of the first place votes.