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Republican 'Just Not Convinced' Cuccinelli Has 'The Skill Set' To Be Gov

Real Clear Politics | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

Since scratching his own Virginia gubernatorial bid last year, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling has come to think of himself as something of a quiet referee in t...

GOP Lieutenant Gov Criticizes Party's Nominee To Replace Him

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

Add one of Virginia's most prominent Republicans to the list of names miffed by GOP lieutenant governor candidate E.W. Jackson's past. Politico rep...

Jason Linkins

Hot Presidential Speculation Involving Anti-Sodomy Virginia Official | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Interested in some hot 2016 or 2020 speculation? Over at The New Republic, there's a good read from Dave Catanese breaking down the possibilities for ...

Republican Admits Regrets On Dropping Out Of Race

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling has a hard time eating lunch in public these days. Lately, he says, people keep coming up to him and asking about the governor'...

Cuccinelli And McAuliffe In A Statistical Dead Heat In Virginia Governor's Race

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 05.28.2013 | DC

Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat businessman Terry McAuliffe remain in a statistical tie in the race for governor, according to...

The Best Choice for Your State's Lieutenant Governor: Nobody

Eli Lehrer | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

If states want to save money in a way that almost everyone can agree on, they should get together and abolish the office of lieutenant governor.

John Celock

Virginia Republican: Dem Running 'Mainstream Campaign' | John Celock | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia's Republican lieutenant governor is not planning an endorsement in the governor's race right now, he said, but praised the Demo...

Republican Decides Against Big Switch

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing fundraising difficulties and the current partisan political environment, Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) announced Tuesday tha...

A Republican Civil War in the Old Dominion?

Bill Schneider | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Bill Schneider

Virginia is ground zero in the Republican correction process. Virginia voted Republican in every presidential election from 1968 to 2004. It has now gone twice for Barack Obama.

McAuliffe, Cuccinelli Deadlocked In Upcoming Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli are running dead even in Virginia's 2013 gubernatorial race, according to a poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac U...

Virginia Passes Strict New Voter ID Restrictions

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Virginia Republicans passed two voter-identification bills on Tuesday that would further tighten the state's already strict voting laws, MSNBC reports...

This Man Could Cause A Huge Political Headache In Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 03.12.2013 | DC

Results of a recent poll on the 2013 Virginia governor's race show Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling trailing well behind if he were to launch an independent cand...

McAuliffe, Cuccinelli In Competitive Race, Polls Show

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are locked in a competitive race still taking shape for Virginia's gover...

Amanda Terkel

Progressive Favorite Makes Big Announcement | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Democratic congressman Tom Perriello has announced he will not be running for Virginia governor in 2013. "I have considered a ...

GOP Candidacy Doomed By Tea Party Hero

Washington Post | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

Bill Bolling, ever the loyal Republican lieutenant, says he never foresaw the ascendancy of party rival and tea party hero Ken Cuccinelli that would ...

Amanda Terkel

Tom Perriello Reportedly Open To Running For Virginia Governor In 2013 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Perriello is reportedly considering a bid for Virginia's governor's seat in 2013, according to sources close to the former Democrati...

Bolling Reportedly To Drop Virginia Governor Bid

Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Lt. Gov Bill Bolling will drop his bid for Virginia governor, CNN and Politico reported Tuesday evening. The Republican, who is now in his second ...

'Virginia Curse' May Hurt Terry McAuliffe

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 01.10.2013 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia Republicans did not have a lot to cheer about on Election Day when it came to the presidential election and the race for U.S...

White House Party Crasher Crashes New Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

TV personality and White House party crasher Tareq Salahi "has the dubious designation of being one of the least popular people we've ever polled," ac...

Disenfranchise a Gender? Virginians Fight Back Against Anti-Woman "Personhood" Legislation

Don C. Reed | Posted 04.24.2012 | DC
Don C. Reed

Women are increasingly realizing there may be no place for them in the formerly Grand Old Party, except as second class citizens, their rights defined...

Anti-Health Care Law Crusader Will Run For Governor, Says GOP Official

AP | By BOB LEWIS | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia's crusading conservative attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, has decided to run for governor in 2013, touching off a fierce, t...

Will Democrats Sue Over Virginia's 20-20 Senate Split?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do Republicans have the right to assert full control over the Virginia Senate, which after this month's general elections will have a 20...

Senator Concedes Virginia Race As 20-20 Split Is Official

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Republican control in Richmond is now official. Virginia state Sen. Edd Houck (D) will not seek a recount of votes from Tuesday's genera...

We're In Charge: Va. GOP Asserts Senate Majority

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans prepare to assert majority rule in the Virginia Senate following Tuesday's general elections, the one remaining unsettled...

Va. 2011 Elections: Romney Joins McDonnell In Fairfax

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Less than two weeks before Virginia voters go to the polls, some national Republican starpower visited the all-important D.C. suburbs to...