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Super Tuesday Results – Romney Wins 6, Santorum Wins 3, Newt Wins 1

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, Newt, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Republicans, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia

Let’s run down the numbers… Georgia – 76 delegates Gingrich – 42 Romney – 13 Santorum – 2 Ohio – 66 Romney – 35 Santorum – 21 Tennessee – 58 Santorum – 25 Romney – 10 Gingrich – 8 Virginia – 43 Romney – 43 Oklahoma – 43 Santorum – 14 Romney – 13 Gingrich […]

March 7th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

VP Wannabes & A Look At Bob McDonnell

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Republicans, Veep, Virginia

During the early months of the election season, Republicans are keeping busier than ever — seeking the national spotlight by speaking out against Obama, writing books, giving interviews, and publicly supporting the GOP candidates. See which VP Hopefuls have been in the news recently! In other news, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell would make the perfect […]

September 30th, 2011 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

2012 Swing State – Sweet Virginia

By mw | Related entries in Divided Government, Obama, Senate, Virginia

Public Policy Polling has a couple of new polls out focusing on Virginia. So far, it’s all good news for the Dems.

It is an open question whether there is anything meaningful to be gleaned from polls 20 months out from an election. At least these polls offer a baseline set of numbers to watch when the campaigns kick off in earnest.

For me, The most interesting element of the PPP summary is the highlighted question “…could there actually be a group of independent voters that go Obama/Allen in the interest of divided government?”. Regardless of how you would answer, it is significant that the question of whether independents are consciously making divided government voting decisions is even being asked. As you might expect, I offered my answer in the comments on that post

March 2nd, 2011 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Senators Ponder 2012 and a GOP Senate Majority

By mw | Related entries in Democrats, Divided Government, News, Senate, Virginia, Webb

What seemed likely last fall is now a virtual certainty – the Republicans will retake the Senate majority in 2012. The only way to retain our happily divided government and avoid a rerun of One Party Republican Rule in 2013, will be to re-elect Barack Obama.

February 13th, 2011 | Permalink| 48 Comments »

Public Policy Polling’s Disturbing Birther Discovery In Virginia

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Obama, Polls, Virginia

Less than half. Good god. This is after we found out that a majority of Republicans either don’t think or aren’t sure that Obama is a United States citizen. (h/t: Political Wire) Tweet

August 2nd, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Creigh Deeds Wins Virginia Democratic Gubenatorial Primary

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Virginia

And McAuliffe lost…big time. Even with all that money spent and Bill Clinton campaigning for him…he only got 26% of the vote. The Clinton era is officially over. From Wash Post: Running with the least money and fewest ties to vote-rich Northern Virginia, State Sen. R. Creigh Deeds has won the three-way Democratic primary for […]

June 9th, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

The Real Story About The Virginia Governor’s Race

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Virginia

Would we really be talking so much about the Democratic primary if not for McAuliffe? And does anybody really think McAuliffe cares about being Governor of Virginia? MSNBC doesn’t think so… Here’s one way to look at today’s three-way Democratic gubernatorial in Virginia: It’s all about Terry McAuliffe, and he probably wouldn’t have it any […]

June 9th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

McAuliffe Slips To 2nd In Virginia Gubenatorial Race

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Polls, Virginia

Please, please, please let this hack get defeated. From Political Wire: Creigh Deeds has a slight lead with 27%, followed by Terry McAuliffe at 24%, and Brian Moran at 22%. However, the momentum is with Deeds. Over the last month he has gone from 14% to 27% while McAuliffe has dropped from 30% to 24% […]

June 2nd, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Terry McAuliffe Vying To Be Virginia Governor

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Virginia

Ugh. McAuliffe is one of the most intellectually dishonest people I’ve ever had the displeasure of listening to and he’s linked to millions in questionable fundraising and stock deals. Basically, he represents everything that’s wrong with the Clinton wing of the Democratic party. From Wash Post: In a three-minute video e-mailed to supporters yesterday afternoon, […]

January 4th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Terry McAuliffe For Virginia Governor?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Democrats, Virginia

The king of the Democratic hacks just won’t go away? Seriously, I watch him talk and my skin crawls. The guy is so oily that just reading this story makes me want to go take a shower. Ugh… RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe signed papers Monday signaling a possible […]

November 10th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »