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Virginia Governors Race

Jason Linkins

Ken Cuccinelli Warns Gay Marriage Will Lead To Polygamy Because This Is A Day That Ends With 'Y' | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican candidate for governor, co-authored an amicus brief with Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoelle...

The Dirtiest Campaign In America | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

The campaigns of Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, the two major candidates for Governor in Virginia this year, both claim to be...

What the Race for Virginia Governor Does (and Doesn't) Mean

Eli Lehrer | Posted 07.31.2013 | DC
Eli Lehrer

Ken Cuccinelli, the person I'm supporting for governor of Virginia -- my home state and locus of what's likely to be the most watched political race of 2013 -- probably isn't the very best candidate the GOP could have picked.

Former GOP Senator 'Concerned' Over Republican 'Competitive Strength'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Andrew Cain | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

In retirement after 30 years in the U.S. Senate, John W. Warner chooses his words carefully when speaking of the Republican Party. But he clearly is ...

GOP Candidate Compared Planned Parenthood To KKK

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, the conservative minister nominated to run for lieutenant governor by the Virginia Republican Party, once compared Planned Parenthood to...

Race To Test Tea Party Republicans' Allure

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., May 17 (Reuters) - The most nail-biting U.S. governor's race this year is centering on whether a Tea ...

Polls Show Just How Close Virginia Governor Race Is

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Democrat Terry McAuliffe holds a 5-point lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the Virginia gubernatorial race, according to a poll released Thursday...

Why the Attorney General Matters in Virginia

Michael E. Mann | Posted 07.13.2013 | Green
Michael E. Mann

This past week, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere exceeded 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in at least 4 million years. Here's a simpler way to put it: pollution in the air, the kind that captures greenhouse gases and makes our planet warmer, just reached the highest level ever in recorded history.

Dem Candidate's Embarrassing 'Revelations' Come Back To Haunt Him

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

In the dark arts of political campaigns known as oppo research, the most basic tools of the trade include campaign finance reports, arrest records, la...

Poll Gives Cuccinelli Early Lead In Virginia Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has an early edge over former DNC chair Terry McAuliffe in Virginia's 2013 gubernatorial race, according to a...

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'...

John Celock

'State Is Screwed' If Tea Party Candidate Wins | John Celock | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

One of Virginia's top Democrats is painting a picture of a sharp right turn should Republican Ken Cuccinelli win the governor's race this year. St...

Jason Linkins

Virginia Gubernatorial Race Already Awash In Fear, Loathing | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

This year's gubernatorial race in the Commonwealth of Virginia may offer a pitiable set of conditions for actual Virginia voters (of which I am one .....

Luke Johnson

Cuccinelli Petitions To Uphold Anti-Sodomy Law | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has filed a petition challenging a ruling that recently struck down...

Contentious Race Serves As First Test For Hillary

Politico | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign begins this year in Virginia....

Check The Date, McAuliffe And Cuccineli Participate In Unofficial Holiday

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Andrew Cain | Posted 06.01.2013 | DC

Backers of Virginia's candidates for governor exchanged hard-edged humor Monday, issuing false April Fools' Day statements at their rival's expense. ...

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...

Howard Dean Rips VA GOP Governor Candidate

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

Former Vermont governor and Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean joined HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss his new project, Purple To Blue, w...

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...

Jon Ward

Republican Governor Candidate Would Send 'Not Wanted' Signal To Business, Democrat Says | Jon Ward | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

LEESBURG, Va. -– Hours after Republican Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling announced that he will not run for governor as an independent, the Democratic...

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...

Race Exposes GOP Civil War

Salon | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Virgina’s governor race has become a reflection of the larger rift within in the Republican party, with the ultra-conservative presumptive nominee K...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

Extra Freedom For Super PACs In Key Race This Year | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The general understanding of super PACs and other outside groups with political goals is that they must operate independently of candida...