As Goes Virginia

By: Friday August 31, 2012 11:26 am

Before changing their plans due to hurricane Issac, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan were planning to attend their first post-convention campaign rally in Virginia with Senate candidate George Allen. It is too bad because having all three of them campaigning together in Virginia would have been almost poetic, since like it or not, all three [...]

Mixed News for Democrats in the Senate Races

By: Thursday May 24, 2012 10:17 am

A flood of new Senate polling holds mixed news for Democrats as they try to retain control despite a very unfriendly map. The good news: Ohio and Virginia. In Ohio Incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown holds a huge lead and is currently polling over 50 percent. That is about as good as one could hope a [...]

Obama’s Approval Numbers Plummet in Virginia

By: Thursday September 15, 2011 10:39 am

President Obama’s job approval numbers in Virginia took a steep downward turn in the past few months according to Quinnipiac polling. The poll found 54 percent of Virginia voters disapprove of how Obama is handling his job and only 40 percent approve. This is a huge drop from June when his job approval numbers were [...]

Democrats: The Party of Results?

By: Wednesday April 28, 2010 6:21 pm

DNC Chair Tim Kaine has announced that Democrats will run on a platform of being the “results party”–a move that leaves me wondering whether it is stupid or simply the only choice for Democrats. . . because they can’t deny the fact that they fully control Washington. From Tim Kaine’s remarks: At a time when [...]

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