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  • McDonnell calls Deeds’ positions “ludicrous” and “laughable”PodcastsPolitics

    I was lucky enough to catch the Bob McDonnell – Creigh Deeds non-debate forum at the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar luncheon. I thought these things weren’t called “debates” because there was no back and forth. This one wasn’t called a debate because Deeds spoke and then left the building about 30 seconds later before Bob […]

  • Deeds campaign finance reporting begs us to do the mathPolitics

    Creigh Deeds made a big announcement today. He is very proud of the fact that he raised nearly $3.5 million in July and August. The Deeds campaign gathered strong grassroots momentum in July and August with 2,284 new donors. More than 90 percent of the donors came from in-state, and 68 percent of them gave […]

  • Cuccinelli Finance Report Shatters Individual Donor RecordsPolitics

    Ken Cuccinelli has released his campaign finance reports for the last period, setting new statewide records in the process. In 2005, Bob McDonnell’s Attorney General race raised the bar for campaign contributions, with $609,000 raised from 1,179 individual donors, both records for an Attorney General’s race. Today, Ken Cuccinelli released the following numbers: – $617,000 […]

  • Deeds to NRA: “I never liked you anyway!”PodcastsPolitics

    Regarding yesterday’s NRA endorsement of Bob McDonnell, Creigh Deeds resembled a petulant teenage girl whose puppy-love boyfriend just dumped her for someone more attractive. In 2005, Deeds couldn’t stop cooing over the NRA endorsement: “This was and is very, very important to me,” Deeds gushed then of the endorsement. Fast-forward to yesterday. You can imagine […]

  • LG campaign coming down to semanticsPolitics

    Are Virginians “fortunate” in the current economy? Or is it “illogical” to attend a meeting where you aren’t a participant? That’s basically where we’re at in the current LG race. Former Secretary of Finance Jody Wagner just can’t break free from her role in over-estimating revenue projections for the state budget, and that’s largely due […]

  • What Democrats won’t say about Joe WilsonPolicy

    Now that Democrats again decide that Congressman Joe Wilson’s apology, which was accepted by President Obama, isn’t good enough, they are now moving to sanction him. Yep…those first amendment loving lefties are going to pass a bill of attainder because of something someone said. Democrats have called Wilson’s “You Lie” comments rude, obnoxious, boorish, disrespectful […]

  • Video from Anderson; Marshall gets an endorsement; Stolle gets cashPolitics

    Today, Rich Anderson, Republican candidate in the 51st District, released the following video: Del. Danny Marshall (R-14), received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business. “As an employee of a small business and member of NFIB, I believe it’s important that we elect a Delegate who understands the critical role that small businesses […]

  • Associated Press reporting NRA for McDonnellPolitics

    The AP’s Bob Lewis is reporting that the NRA will endorse Bob McDonnell for governor. If you recall, they endorsed Creigh Deeds in the 2005 race. Update: Chris Cox, NRA-PVF Chairman and NRA Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director noted, “Bob McDonnell is an effective leader for Virginia hunters and gun owners. His opinions and […]

  • The Moral High Ground?Policy

    Following Rep. Joe Wilson’s “you lie!” outburst and the Democratic response, this really has to be said: How can Democrats say health care reform is a “moral imperative” yet deny coverage to millions of human beings (illegal immigrants) merely based on whether or not they pay into the government system? The two don’t mesh. (Cross […]

  • VPOD 75: “Dirty Deeds” and Wittman/Cuccinelli on Health CarePodcasts

    In this edition of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Shaun and I wonder what’s the f-ing problem? We also get reaction from Rep. Rob Wittman and State Sen. Ken Cuccinelli on health care. Discuss the bleak financial picture of the state and wonder why Jody Wagner considers us “fortunate.” The newest parody is released – “Virginia’s Dirty […]

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