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Ken Cuccinelli Moving Closer to Challenging Bill Bolling In 2013

by @ Thursday, September 23rd, 2010. Filed under Bill Bolling, Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Virginia Politics

It looks like we might have a primary fight on our hand for the GOP nomination for Virginia Governor in three years: Richmond, Va. –Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said today that if he decides to run for governor, he would not wait in line behind anyone else who also wants to seek the office. […]

Fimian Campaign Sending Out Prayer Requests ?

by @ Tuesday, September 7th, 2010. Filed under Keith Fimian, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Not Larry Sabato has the details. This just strikes me as odd, especially if it came in the form of an official campaign email.

Gerry Connolly: Bush Tax Cuts Didn’t Help Economy ! Let’s Extend The Bush Tax Cuts !

This interview should provide Keith Fimian with material for a commercial or three: H/T: Not Larry Sabato

Eric Cantor Joins The Anti-Mosque Hysteria

I haven’t been a fan of Eric Cantor since he joined John Boehner in pushing through the “crap sandwich” known as TARP, so this just confirms my opinion of him: Everybody knows America‚Äôs built on the rights of free expression, the rights to practice your faith, but come on. Yea, come on. After all, it’s […]

Virginia Is For Liquor Lovers: The Case For Privatizing Virginia’s Liquor Industry

by @ Tuesday, August 10th, 2010. Filed under Bob McDonnell, Economics, Individual Liberty, Virginia, Virginia Politics


Remember Bob McDonnell’s Budget Surplus ? Yea, It Doesn’t Really Exist

by @ Wednesday, August 4th, 2010. Filed under Bob McDonnell, Virginia, Virginia Politics

A few weeks ago, I noted that Governor McDonnell had reported that the state ended the fiscal year with a budget surplus one year after having a massive budget deficit. Well, Bill Wilson at Americans for Limited Government takes a look behind the numbers and discovers it ain’t necessarily so: Two weeks ago there were […]

Survey USA: Hurt Leads Pereillo By 23 Points In VA-05

by @ Wednesday, July 21st, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, Politics, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Given how close the result was two years ago, most people expected the race in Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District to be close again this year. If this SurveyUSA poll is right, though, the race may already be over: In an election for US House of Representatives in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District today, 07/20/10, Republican State […]

Bob McDonnell Turns A $ 1.8 Billion Deficit Into A $ 220 Million Surplus

by @ Wednesday, July 14th, 2010. Filed under Bob McDonnell, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Finally some good news in the Old Dominion: RICHMOND- Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia has posted a preliminary revenue surplus at the conclusion of the 2010 fiscal year on June 30th. The Governor estimated the surplus, after miscellaneous interest payments are distributed, will be at least $220 million. The primary […]

Ken Cuccinelli’s ObamaCare Lawsuit Hits The Courtroom

Yesterday actually, and I’ve got my write-up about it over at Outside The Beltway.

Corey Stewart Calls For Arizona-Like Immigration Law In Virginia

by @ Friday, June 18th, 2010. Filed under Prince William County, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Prince William County’s Corey Stewart wants Virginia to follow Arizona’s example on education: The chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors is calling on Virginia legislators to pass a law cracking down on illegal immigration similar to a controversial Arizona measure. Board Chairman Corey A. Stewart (R-At Large) said he will spend the […]

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