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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 Congress, said [...]

Tom Davis Gives Jeannemarie $ 400,000

by @ Thursday, November 1st, 2007. Filed under Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Reports that Cong. Tom Davis has given his wife $ 400,000 from his Congressional re-election campaign are fueling speculation that he may not run for re-election in 2008:
Washington DC (Map, News) – Rep. Tom Davis poured nearly $400,000 into his wife’s bid for a second state Senate term from his congressional re-election campaign last month, [...]

Tom Davis Makes It Official

by @ Thursday, October 25th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Virginia Senate Race, Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

He’s not running for the Senate in 2008:
Rep. Thomas M. Davis III said this morning that he will not make a run for the U.S. Senate next year in part because of what he sees as the Republican Party’s increasingly narrow focus on candidates who pass conservative litmus tests.
Davis (R-Va.), who has been preparing for [...]

Rumors: Tom Davis To Opt Out of `08 Senate Race, And Retire ?

by @ Thursday, October 25th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Virginia Senate Race, Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Two separate rumors are spreading through Virginia politics in this early morning.
First, the Washington Post reports that sources close to Congressman Tom Davis are saying that he will not seek the Republican nomination for John Warner’s Senate seat in 2008:
Rep. Thomas M. Davis III will not make a run for the U.S. Senate next year, [...]

So Are You Running Or Not, Tom ?

by @ Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007. Filed under 2008 Virginia Senate Race, Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Yesterday, there were reports that Tom Davis had decided against running for John Warner’s open Senate seat in 2008.
This morning, the Post is reporting that Davis is still “agonizing” over the decision:
Rep. Thomas M. Davis III (R-Va.) said last night that he will hold a news briefing Thursday to provide a more “definitive” picture of [...]

Tom Davis Won’t Be Running For Senate

by @ Monday, October 22nd, 2007. Filed under 2008 Virginia Senate Race, Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

So reports Chris Cillizza at the Washington Post:
Rep. Tom Davis is expected to announce later this week that he will not run for the Senate seat being vacated by John Warner (R) in 2008, according to several informed GOP sources with Virginia ties.
Davis, who was widely expected to seek the open Senate seat, has been [...]

Virginia GOP In Trouble In 2007 And 2008

Late last week, Christopher Newport University released a new poll that has nothing but bad news for the Virginia Republican Party:
The CNU poll found that 55 percent of respondents had a positive view of the performance of Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, compared with a 34-percent positive rating for the Republican-dominated General Assembly. It also had [...]

Tom Davis Hints He May Not Run For Senate In 2008

by @ Wednesday, October 17th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Virginia Senate Race, Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

WMAL is reporting that Congressman Tom Davis is starting to hint that he might not run for the Republican Senate nomination in 2008 after all:
Northern Virginia Republican Congressman Tom Davis is hinting he will not run for U.S. Senate next year.
At a National Press Club event, Davis said he’s aware that Democrat Mark Warner has [...]

Virginia Republicans Pick Convention For 2008 Senate Candidate

by @ Saturday, October 13th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Virginia Senate Race, Jim Gilmore, Tom Davis, Virginia, Virginia Politics

In what can only be described as a defeat for Congressman Tom Davis, the Republican Party of Virginia has decided to hold convention to pick its 2008 Senate nominee:
Virginia Republicans will hold a convention rather than a primary next year to choose their candidate to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. John W. Warner.
The state party’s central [...]

Washington Post Poll Shows Mark Warner Far Ahead In `O8 Senate Race

Today’s Washington Post poll has bad news for Virginia Republicans regardless of whether they support Jim Gilmore or Tom Davis:
Former Virginia governor Mark R. Warner holds a 30-point lead over his two potential Republican rivals in next year’s U.S. Senate race, boosting Democrats’ chances of expanding their congressional majority and highlighting the party’s ascendancy in [...]

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