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Connolly v. Byrne Gets Dirty Quickly

by @ Wednesday, March 19th, 2008. Filed under 2008 VA-11 Race, Gerry Connolly, Leslie Byrne, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Not surprisingly, Leslie Byrne has gone there: The conventional wisdom in Northern Virginia politics was that the two hardened pros leading the field in the 11th Congressional District Democratic primary, Leslie L. Byrne and Gerald E. Connolly, would run a nasty, bitterly contested race. The conventional wisdom, it seems, was right. The ground war has […]

Handcapping Virginia’s Congressional Races

Too Conservative has a great post up today handicapping the races in all eleven of Virginia’s Congressional Districts. Here’s how thing look in Northern Virginia’s three Congressional Districts: VA-08: Congressman Jim Moran (D) vs. Mark Ellmore (R)/Basil Mossaidis (R)/Dianne Kelly (R)/Amit Singh (R) 2006 results: Moran (D) 66%, O’Donoghue (R) 31% 2004 results: Moran (D) […]

WaPo Annoints The New Congressman From VA-11

The Washington Post seems to think that the race to succeed Tom Davis will be over once the Democratic nominee is decided: One of the most closely watched and hard-fought political contests in the nation will unfold in Virginia this year — but not necessarily on Nov. 4. In the race to succeed U.S. Rep. […]

Gerry Connolly Claims To Be In The Lead

by @ Monday, March 10th, 2008. Filed under 2008 VA-11 Race, Gerry Connolly, Leslie Byrne, Virginia, Virginia Politics

The Washington Post’s Amy Gardner reports that Democratic Congressional Candidate Gerry Connolly says that he has a substantial lead over Leslie Byrne according to his own polls: Gerald E. Connolly, chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and candidate for the congressional seat of retiring Rep. Thomas M. Davis III (R-Va.), released poll results […]

A Primary For The Ages

by @ Friday, February 15th, 2008. Filed under 2008 VA-11 Race, Gerry Connolly, Leslie Byrne, Virginia, Virginia Politics

The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza previews the showdown between Leslie Byrne and Gerry Connolly: The long wait to see what the future held for Rep. Tom Davis (R) is over. Late last month Davis announced he would leave this northern Virginia seat, a decision that creates another major target for Democrats. The district went only […]

Gerry Connolly Enters The Race For VA-11

by @ Friday, February 15th, 2008. Filed under 2008 VA-11 Race, Gerry Connolly, Leslie Byrne, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Yesterday, Gerry Connolly officially entered the race for Virginia’s 11th District: Fairfax County Chairman Gerald E. “Gerry” Connolly, D-at large, took the Bush administration to task over global warming, the economy, the war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, No Child Left Behind and health care when he announced his candidacy for the 11th congressional district Thursday […]

Gerry Connolly Enters The Race For VA-11

by @ Thursday, February 7th, 2008. Filed under 2008 VA-11 Race, Gerry Connolly, Leslie Byrne, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Gerry Connolly is taking on Leslie Byrne for the Democratic nomination in Virginia’s 11th Congressional District: Gerald E. Connolly, chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, will make his bid for Congress official today, kicking off what is sure to be a fierce fight for the Democratic nomination […]

Connolly vs. Byrne

by @ Thursday, January 31st, 2008. Filed under 2008 VA-11 Race, Gerry Connolly, Leslie Byrne, Virginia, Virginia Politics

It looks like Gerry Connolly has the resources to give Leslie Byrne a run for her money: Gerald E. Connolly (D), chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, still hasn’t moved past the “exploratory” phase of his bid for Congress. But his committee very proudly shared some early fundraising numbers to make the point […]

Handicapping The Race In VA-11

by @ Thursday, January 31st, 2008. Filed under 2008 VA-11 Race, Keith Fimian, Leslie Byrne, Virginia, Virginia Politics

The Washington Examiner handicaps the race in Virginia’s 11th Congressional District now that Tom Davis has announced his retirement: Davis’ departure is widely regarded as bad news for the Republican Party, which is likely to face Fairfax Board of Supervisors Chairman Gerry Connolly or former U.S. Rep. Leslie Byrne in a general election, both of […]

Leslie Byrne Wants Back In Congress

Leslie Byrne was the first person to represent Virginia’s 11th District when the seat was created after the 1990 election. She won in 1992, thanks largely to a strong anti-Republican mood, and lost in 1994 to Tom Davis. Now she want’s back in Congress: Democrat Leslie L. Byrne, the first woman to represent Virginia in […]

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