• Nominations now open for best use of Web 2.0 this campaignMultimedia

    And the Election 2009 Best Web 2.0 nominees are… Bearing Drift is pleased to announce the first annual “Berries” – an award to Republican candidates for the best use of blogs, videos and social media during their campaign. Top prize in each category will be a “Berry” button for each winner’s site, as well as […]

  • Debate: Deeds Opposes Public Option; Immediately Denies Saying ItPolitics

    Deeds argued with himself again tonight; view the following exchanges in regards to the public option. Aftermath below… Public Option isn’t Required! No, I Didn’t Say That! Creigh Deeds disastrous campaign took another potentially fatal blow tonight in the final gubernatorial debate, with the following exchange: Question: “Mr. Deeds, and would you go against some […]

  • Most accurate poll of 2008 predicts McDonnell landslidePolitics

    Well now. This is, as they say, an interesting development. In 2008, Survey USA predicted the final outcome almost to the percentage: Their final poll showed: Obama 50 / McCain 46 Warner 59 / Gilmore 35 Final results: Obama 52 / McCain 46 Warner 65 / Gilmore 33 Today, they have McDonnell +19; Bolling +14; […]

  • McDonnell up 8 in Clarus pollPolitics

    Lowell Feld is despondent, but relays the “good parts” from a Clarus Press Release. According to Clarus, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell has an 8-point lead over Democratic opponent Creigh Deeds, 49-41 percent with 10 percent undecided. “So far in the general election, Deeds has failed to gain sustained momentum,” said Ron Faucheux, president of […]

  • Sources: Obama Stumping for Deeds in Hampton Roads Oct 27thPolitics

    Creigh Deeds campaign continues to puzzle with another bizarre twist. One day after announcing their plans to attempt to solidify the Democratic base and turnout in Northern Virginia, identifying it as their ONLY chance for victory, sources have indicated that President Obama’s ONE campaign visit for Creigh Deeds will be spent….in Hampton Roads. Daily Press: […]

  • WaPo: Our Endorsement Meaningless, Still Won’t Help DeedsPolitics

    From the Fix, who I grudgingly respect: …Sunday, the Post endorsed Deeds over McDonnell — raising the question of whether the endorsement can be deja vu all over again for the Democrat. The answer? Probably not. .. Could the Post endorsement have some impact on bringing some wayward northern Virginia Democrats (and even some independents) […]

  • The return of Chad DotsonCatch-All

    No…Commonwealth Conservative is not being resurrected. However, Chad is blogging again at “The Wahoo Chronicles”, which is dedicated to everything UVA sports. Welcome back to the ‘sphere, Chad!

  • Krystle live-blogs the LG debate; post-game dust-up between campaign staffsPolitics

    For those that missed the LG debate tonight, there is some great play-by-play by Krystle on Crystal Clear Conservative. Here’s her bottom-line: Overall, this debate was a victory for Bolling, as Wagner often dodged the hard questions and kept on attacking Bolling for missing meetings of committees, in which he was not an member. Wagner […]

  • Deeds is losing steam in Hampton RoadsPolitics

    Can anyone say ouch? Just when the Deeds campaign began thinking that the polls were finally starting to turn in their favor, Christopher Newport University, Virginian Pilot, and WVEC released a poll that proves the campaign is losing steam in Hampton Roads, as McDonnell is leading Deeds, 44-30. This is particularly great news for McDonnell, […]

  • Does any Delegate really believe felons should work on school property?Politics

    One of the interesting things about campaigns is that we finally get to scrutinize all the ridiculous votes that a legislator makes during the General Assembly. It’s very telling about whether a Delegate is actually paying attention or just going with the flow. Such is the case with Del. Bobby Mathieson. A whole lot of […]