The lead political story around the Commonwealth for the past 24 hours has been the announcement by George Allen that he plans to run to retake his old Senate seat that, in spite of an all-out witch hunt sponsored by the Washington Post, he narrowly lost in 2006. You can see Allen’s video announcement here. […]
As the George Allen roll-out continues, including his exclusive first interview with our own JR Hoeft, troubling but unsurprising news today from Tea Party land. This email, forwarded to me from two different Tea Party leaders from different parts of the state, is gaining significant traction among various Tea Party factions across the Commonwealth. In […]
The long wait is over. George Allen is in. Don’t forget that the Bearing Drift poll is still open. Update: Bearing Drift’s exclusive interview today with George Allen
Another installment of Bearing Drift’s completely valid yet totally unscientific internet polls for the 2012 Virginia U.S. Senate nomination on the eve of George Allen’s announcement to run for his former U.S. Senate seat. In the last poll, Jamie Radtke and George Allen tied at 26%, with Marshall at 15%, Mizusawa at 13%, and Cuccinelli at […]
Politico reports that George Allen, former governor and senator, will be announcing his bid for U.S. Senate on Monday. In another sign an announcement is imminent, on Sunday evening, the homepage of Allen’s website read simply: “Stay Tuned.” One top Virginia political operative said Allen’s rollout Monday is mostly designed to meet requirements of the […]
With rumors that Webb may be named Secretary of Defense, Webb’s decisions about his future may have a major impact on both the state and local elections 2011 and the U.S. Senate race in 2012.
Freshman Republican Delegate Larry Krump wants to hold a non-binding referendum on whether the three counties of Berkley, Jefferson, and Morgan Counties would like to return to the Commonwealth: The bill introduced by freshman Delegate Larry Kump seeks to ask voters whether they want to become part of neighboring Virginia. Stressing its nonbinding nature, the […]