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Rasmussen On Va. Senate: Warner 60% Gilmore 34%

Along with the poll that came out earlier this week, there’s yet more evidence that the Virginia Senate race is, for all purposes, effectively over: There are no surprises in the latest polling on the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds former Democratic Governor Mark Warner’s with 60% of […]

RPV Convention Winners & Losers

Too Conservative compiles an interesting list of winners and losers from last weekend’s Republican convention in Richmond. Here are a few of the more interesting ones, starting with a winner: Democrats Particularly Mark Warner. It’s not like Warner really needed a split GOP in order to cruise to victory, but his opponent winning with only […]

So Much For Party Unity A/K/A Bob Marshall = Sore Loser

The Virginia Republican Party faces enough problems heading into November’s Senate race, this isn’t going to help things: Del. Robert G. Marshall (R-Prince William) said today he won’t run as an Independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, but probably will not be endorsing GOP Senate nominee James S. Gilmore III, either In an interview, Marshall […]

RPV Convention Wrap-Up

Rick Sincere has several posts up about Saturday’s contentious by some accounts Republican Party of Virginia Convention in Richmond. First, Rick posts video of the concession and victory speeches by Bob Marshall and Jim Gilmore. Then there’s the keynote speech by former Senator George Allen and speeches by newly-elected RPV Chairman Jeff Frederick. Vice-President Cheney […]

It’s Gilmore v. Warner

As I noted yesterday, former Governor Jim Gilmore eked out a close victory over Bob Marshall to earn the Republican nomination for Virginia’s open Senate seat: RICHMOND, May 31 — By a paper-thin margin, former Virginia governor James S. Gilmore III captured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on Saturday at a state party convention […]

Live-Blogging The RPV Convention

Jason Kenney is live-blogging the Republican Party of Virginia Convention over at Virginia Virtucon. The big race to be decided today, of course, is the Senate race between Jim Gilmore and Bob Marshall, but party also has to decide on the race between John Hager and Jeff Frederick for RPV Chairman. Looks like they’re having […]

Tom Davis Unplugged

He won’t be at the Republican Convention this weekend, but that doesn’t mean Tom Davis is keeping quiet: Rep. Thomas M. Davis III, R-11th, who once hoped to be the Republican nominee for Senate, will not attend this weekend’s nominating convention in Richmond. Davis, 59, says it’s not a jab at anyone, noting, “I’ve got […]

Bad News For Virginia Republicans, Times Three

First, comes the news that likely Senate nominee Jim Gilmore is having fundraising problems and loaning his campaign money: RICHMOND, May 21 — U.S. Senate candidate James S. Gilmore III lent his campaign $50,000 earlier this month, a sign he might be struggling to keep pace with his potential Democratic rival’s huge money advantage. In […]

No Gilmore-Marshall Debates

Jim Gilmore has closed the door on the idea of debating Bob Marshall prior to the Virginia GOP Convention next month: Former governor James S. Gilmore III will not debate his rival for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, Del. Robert G. Marshall (R-Prince William), next month in an event sponsored by three Young Republican […]

Gilmore Claims Victory Over Bob Marshall

This may turn out to be a case of counting your chickens before they’ve hatched, but former Governor Jim Gilmore’s campaign is claiming that it has enough delegates to next month’s convention to win the GOP Senate nomination: Former governor James S. Gilmore III said today that he has secured enough delegates to win the […]

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