The results of last week’s Virginia election are still being tallied five days later. The position of state Attorney General, the person who draws the redistricting maps and governs how elections are carried out, is still undecided.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 5, 2013 7:46 pm|
The big reason McAuliffe won was women
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 29, 2013 8:40 am|
If Chris Christie decides to run for President in 2016, which seems likely, expect him to quietly point to a Cuccinelli loss as a warning of what will happen if Republicans choose a hardcore cultural conservative to go up against the “Clinton machine.” The worse Cuccinelli does, the easier it will be for Christie to make his case.
|By: Attaturk Wednesday October 23, 2013 1:30 am|
In Virginia prior to the shutdown things were not going well for ultra-conservative oral sex hater Ken Cuccenelli, but when your ideological kinsfolk put a half-million Virginia Federal Employees out of work that coffin is nailed shut.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 10, 2013 5:28 pm|
I know I’m probably sounding like a broken record but this really is a major political story. I’ve never seen a party needlessly do so much damage to itself in less than a month with nothing of substance to show for it. The Republicans party seems to have come unmoored from even the basic political concerns, which has traditional kept things running during divided government.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 8, 2013 9:20 am|
You know a strategy has become politically toxic when the actual candidates up for election avoid it like the plague. That is what happened in Virginia where the gubernatorial race is taking place this November.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 8, 2013 8:25 am|
There is at least one person in America is clearly benefiting from this government shutdown: Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe. With thousands of furloughed government employees in the state and most people blaming the Republican party for the shutdown, McAuliffe has seen a solid increase in his lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday September 24, 2013 10:25 am|
What is really driving McAulliffe’s lead in all recent polls is his strength with women. According to the Marist poll, McAulliffe has an impressive 18 point advantage among female voters. This “war on women” narrative is paying off in Virginia.
|By: Gabe Elsner Friday August 30, 2013 3:44 pm|
After siding with Consol Energy in a dispute regarding gas royalties for Virginia landowners, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli received over $100,000 from Consol Energy and its subsidiaries. Our question for Mr. Cuccinelli is simple – given the conflicts of interest in taking money from a company involved in a lawsuit with landowners, will he give the money back?
|By: Jon Walker Thursday July 18, 2013 7:10 pm|
Another poll confirms that Democrat Terry McAuliffe holds a modest lead in the Virginia gubernatorial race taking place this November. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, McAuliffe currently stands at 43 percent support, while Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has only 39 percent support.