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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why I’m Not Entirely Sad To See Tom Davis Go

by @ Thursday, March 27th, 2008. Filed under Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Because he sometimes seemed to care more about people he didn’t represent than people he did: He is a seven-term U.S. representative and a prominent Republican, but Tom Davis hasn’t forgotten what it was like to grow up as one of five children in a struggling family, with a father serving time in prison. “We […]

Tom Davis Retires From Congress

by @ Wednesday, January 30th, 2008. Filed under Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Virginia Congressman Tom Davis announced today that he will retire from Congress at the end of the year: U.S. Rep. Thomas M. Davis III (R-Va.) said today he will retire from Congress at the end of the year, bringing to a close a 14-year stint in the House of Representatives during which he rose rapidly […]

Washington Times: Tom Davis To Announce Retirement Today

by @ Wednesday, January 30th, 2008. Filed under Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

The Washington Times is reporting that Congressman Tom Davis will announce his retirement from Congress today: Virginia Rep. Tom Davis today is announcing his retirement from Congress, The Washington Times has learned. The Republican lawmaker broke the news to his staff this morning and is expected to make the announcement soon, a top Republican aide […]

Examiner: Tom Davis To Announce Retirement

by @ Tuesday, January 29th, 2008. Filed under Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

The Washington Examiner is reporting today that Congressman Tom Davis will announce his retirement this week: WASHINGTON (Map, News) – Influential Northern Virginia Rep. Tom Davis will announce his retirement from Congress this week, multiple political sources told The Examiner Monday. Davis has decided not to seek an eighth term in office, five sources with […]

Congressional Quarterly On Tom Davis’s Future

by @ Thursday, December 13th, 2007. Filed under Politics, Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Congressional Quarterly has a fairly good article taking a look at the state of the 11th District and what might happen if Tom Davis decided not to run: Whether Davis decides to forge on in 2008 is no small matter to campaign officials in both national parties. Davis — a master strategist who headed his […]

Northern Virginia Power Couple Stumbles

by @ Saturday, November 10th, 2007. Filed under Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

The Washington Post has a story this morning on what Tuesday’s elections means for Northern Virginia GOP Power Couple — Tom and Jeannemarie: Theirs is a partnership of politics and ambition that formed a decade ago and grew into something more. He was a powerful congressman. She was a fledgling state candidate with promise. A […]

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