Commentary Over the Years

Newspapers & Critics … Bob Marshall is: Effective … Principled … Outspoken … Citizen Legislator … Creative … Cost Cutter … Passionate … Witty … Pro-Life … Maverick

“Del. Robert G. Marshall … led the successful fight to stop the construction of an underground walkway connecting the Capitol to the General Assembly building, where delegates and senators have their offices and committee rooms.” - Washington Post 1-17-05

“Bob Marshall used humor to good effect ... and had the crowd laughing with him.” - Charlottesville Daily Progress, 4-19-08

“Delegate Bob Marshall … one of the last great crusaders in the General Assembly, follows his conscience, no matter how unpopular or inconvenient the results … he won a total victory in the Virginia State Supreme Court last week.” - Marc Fisher, Washington Post, 3-4-08

“… a renegade inside the Republican Party … intelligent and thought provoking.” - Mark Plotkin, WTOP Radio, Washington DC, 1-6-08

“… is a man of considerable intellectual ability and deeply help political principles.  He is far more the idealistic citizen-legislator, than the cynical professional politician.” - Paul Goldman, advisor, Governors Doug Wilder, and Mark Warner

“long been an opponent of higher taxes … known ... for his nearly encyclopedic knowledge of the House procedural rules…” - Fredericksburg Free Lance Star, 1-8-08

“Bob Marshall … the lone voice of reason among House Republicans. … was the only member of his delegation to vote in favor of recording subcommittee votes last week.” - Bristol Herald Courier 1-13-08

“The General Assembly’s most outspoken and persistent abortion foe.” - Virginia Associated Press, 1-7-08

“Marshall’s legislative creativity knows no rival in Richmond. A bill-drafting giant, he is smart, principled and owns a sizeable sense of humor.” - Charlottesville Daily Progress, 1-18-04