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Mark Warner Calls In Sick

It looks like the most popular Democratic politician in Virginia won’t be helping Creigh Deeds this weekend:
Virginia Democratic senator Mark Warner has an extraordinarily well-timed case of the flu, keeping him from a day’s worth of events with increasingly doomed gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds.
Seems might convenient, huh ?

H/T: Riley

Senator Mark Warner Responds To My Letter About S.604

by @ Saturday, October 10th, 2009. Filed under Economics, Mark Warner, Politics

Earlier this week, I noted that I had sent letters to both of Virginia’s Senators and my regarding S.604 the Senate version of the bill pending before Congress to audit the Federal Reserve Board.
Here’s Senator Mark Warner’s response:
Dear Mr. Mataconis,
Thank you for contacting me about S. 604, The Federal Reserve Sunshine Act of 2009. [...]

Senator Mark Warner Admits There Is No Constitutional Authority For Government-Run Health Care

by @ Saturday, September 5th, 2009. Filed under Health Care Reform, Mark Warner, Politics, U.S. Constitution

But, he doesn’t seem too disturbed by the fact that we’ve turned our founding document into so much toilet paper:

The Lessons Of The 2008 Election In Virginia

Three things happened on Tuesday in Virginia.
First, Mark Warner sailed to election as Virginia’s new Senator after a campaign against Jim Gilmore that was never really a contest.
Second, Barack Obama became the first Democratic candidate for President since Lyndon Johnson to win Virginia’s Electoral Votes.
And, third, the political divide between Northern Virginia and the rest [...]

Election 2008: Virginia Turns Blue

There’s no denying it this morning, yesterday was a very good day for Democrat’s in Virginia.
First, Mark Warner won Virginia’s open Senate seat in a cakewalk:
Democrat Mark R. Warner cruised to a decisive victory in the U.S. Senate race against Republican James S. Gilmore III yesterday, giving Virginia two Democratic senators for the first time [...]

Virginia Senate: Warner Wins Easily

This one was no surprise at all:
Democrat Mark R. Warner decisively won his Senate race in Virginia against Republican James S. Gilmore III today, giving Senate Democrats one of the crucial seats they sought in their bid to tighten their grip on Congress.
In a contest between former Virginia governors, Warner cruised to victory to take [...]

Virginia Senate: Warner 61% Gilmore 31%

The latest Washington Post poll of the Virginia Senate race confirms something we’ve known for awhile now:
Republican James S. Gilmore III has gained no ground in his U.S. Senate campaign against Democrat Mark R. Warner, according to a new Washington Post poll, despite Gilmore’s attempts in recent weeks to hammer Warner for his support of [...]

Virginia Senate: Warner 61% Gilmore 36%

At this point, the Virginia Senate Race is all over except for the vote-counting:
The only real question in the Virginia Senate race seems to be whether Democratic candidate Mark Warner will have coattails enough to help swing the state into Barack Obama’s column on Election Day.
In the battle between ex-governors, Warner leads Republican Jim Gilmore [...]

The Final Warner-Gilmore Debate

In case you missed it, here’s the complete video of last week’s final debate between Mark Warner and Jim Gilmore:

H/T: College Republican Federation of Virginia

Tom Davis Fires A Parting Shot

Retiring Virginia Congressman Tom Davis is the subject of an article in today’s New York Times Magazine, and he doesn’t hold much back:
Tom Davis arrived in Congress with the Gingrich class of 1994, again ousting an incumbent Democrat, but he was hardly a revolutionary. Davis was a business-oriented Republican animated by economic competitiveness, fiscal responsibility [...]

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