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Virginia GOP Picks Primary For 2012 Senate Race

by @ Monday, November 22nd, 2010. Filed under 2012 Election, Elections, Politics, Virginia, Virginia Politics

In a move that most are interpreting as good news for George Allen, the Virginia GOP has decided that the 2012 nominee for Senate will be decided via a primary rather than a convention:
Virginia’s Republican Party will hold a primary to nominate its candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2012, not a convention.
The GOP’s State [...]

George Allen Leads Virginia GOP Senate Nomination Fight

by @ Thursday, November 18th, 2010. Filed under 2012 Election, Elections, Politics, Virginia, Virginia Politics

The last bit of data from Public Policy Polling’s poll of Virginia shows former Governor and Senator George Allen to be far ahead of other potential Republicans in the race to face George Allen in 2012:
Virginia Republicans overwhelmingly want George Allen to be their candidate for the Senate in 2012. 46% say he’d be their [...]

Virginia Senate 2012: Webb Leads Potential GOP Rivals

by @ Wednesday, November 17th, 2010. Filed under 2012 Election, Elections, Politics, Virginia, Virginia Politics

While some people still seem to think that Jim Webb might not run for re-election in 2012, a new poll from Public Policy Polling shows that he’d be leading his potential GOP rivals if he did:
Jim Webb appears to be in decent position for reelection, if he doesn’t run again Tim Kaine would be an [...]

Obama Leads GOP 2012 Rivals In Virginia

Barack Obama made history two years ago when he became the first Democrat to win Virginia in a Presidential election since Lyndon Johnson, but Democrats have suffered in the two years since then. In 2009, Republicans swept all three statewide offices by overwhelming margins and, this month, the nationwide Republican wave [...]

Fimian Concedes To Connolly In VA-11

by @ Tuesday, November 9th, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, Gerry Connolly, Keith Fimian, Politics, Virginia Politics

There will no recount in the 11th Congressional District:
Republican Keith Fimian has released a statement conceding defeat in the 11th Congressional District race against Rep. Gerald Connolly (D).
Connolly leads Fimian by 981 votes — or .4 percent of all votes cast — according to the Virginia state board of elections site. That margin [...]

John Stossel & Ron Paul: Can We Trust The “New” Republicans?

by @ Monday, November 8th, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Congressman Paul was on John Stossel’s show last Thursday discussing the election results, and whether we can expect anything different from the Congressional Republicans:

Chris Christie: It’s Time For The GOP To Put Up, Or Shut Up

Yet another reason why Chris Christie is one of my favorite politicians at this moment:

Rand Paul’s Victory Speech

by @ Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Rand Paul

Here’s the full video of Rand Paul’s victory speech last night:

Also, Paul spoke with Wolf Blizter after the speech:

Virginia Turns Just A Little More Red

by @ Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, Politics, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Continuing a trend that began with the GOP wins last year at the statewide level, last night was a very good night for Republicans in the Old Dominion:
Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D) was holding on to a thin lead in the race to keep his seat Tuesday night, even as a Republican wave swept three [...]

Mid-Term-A-Palooza Live Blog

by @ Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Blogging, Elections, Outside The Beltway, Politics

I’ll be participating in a live blog of tonight’s election returns at United Liberty along with Jason Pye and whoever else shows up. We’ll start sometime around 6:45pm and continue until, well, perhaps until the Alaska write-in votes are counted  in two weeks (not really).
I will also be posting occasional posts at Outside The Beltway, [...]

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