• Mullins stump speech in Virginia Beach; McDonnell calls remarks “incendiary”?Politics

    Pat Mullins, candidate for Republican Party of Virginia chairman, stopped by Virginia Beach last Monday night to give his pitch as to why he should keep the job (he was given the post by party leaders May 2). In his speech, Mullins related his successes at party-building and fundraising and how he has been viewed […]

  • Deeds radio spot: DisappointedPolitics

    State Sen. Creigh Deeds released his first radio ad to which the McAuliffe folks have responded to with a comment: “It’s strange that Creigh Deeds is attacking Terry on this issue. The fact is that as members of the General Assembly all three of Terry’s opponents allowed predatory lending to explode in Virginia and took […]

  • Bowerbank calls it quits; endorses WagnerPolitics

    Major shake-up in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. Jon Bowerbank, who’s self-funded candidacy never really gained traction, ended his campaign today and has endorsed Math-goddess Jody Wagner. Here’s the straight scoop from the Wagner camp:

  • Democrats distancing themselves from DC connections?Politics

    Well, not Chairman T-Mac, who isn’t shy about his DC roots, campaigning with former President Bill Clinton and using Democratic stalwarts Paul Begala and James Carville to pen fundraising letters, but, apparently, at least two of the Dems are shying away from their DC brethren. “Instead of touting his brother’s endorsement, Brian Moran and fellow […]

  • Mark Warner says “no” to Gitmo detainees?Policy

    WSJ’s Kimberley Strassel writes that Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) isn’t too keen on detainees from Guantanamo Bay being moved into Virginia, as proposed by Pres. Barack Obama: Not Quantico, piped up Virginia’s Mark Warner. After all, it “is in a very populated area in the greater capital region.” Members of Virginia’s congressional delegation have proposed […]

  • Kaine and Steele square offCatch-All

    On this weekend’s “Meet The Press”, DNC Chairman, and lame-duck Virginia governor, Tim Kaine and RNC Chairman Michael Steele will debate the issues of the day and how they’re planning for 2010. Also of note, Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) will be on ABC’s “This Week” to discuss Guantanamo Bay, U.S. strategy for the Global War […]

  • Gallup: “Pro-Life” outnumbers “Pro-Choice” for first time since ’95Policy

    Democrats are talking about replacing Supreme Court Justice David Souter with someone who is just as strongly pro-abortion as he was. That’s not “change.” It also doesn’t match this recent Gallup poll: “Pro-Life” Americans outnumber “Pro-Choice” Americans 51% to 42. That’s the first time that’s happened since Gallup began asking about abortion in 1995. About […]