By Paul Bedard | 11/07/13 11:23 AM
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe’s jobs-focused campaign, also characterized by highly negative advertising, will be the model for 2014 gubernatorial elections, in which Democrats hope to beat Republican incumbents in six states and make abortion defender Wendy Davis governor of Texas....
By Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 06:20 AM
In the immediate aftermath of the 2013 elections, which Tuesday night saw New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie handily re-elected and Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe swept to a narrow victory, Democrats and Republicans alike are beginning to look for lessons to apply to the next, higher-stakes...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/06/13 06:56 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday rejected the idea that public discontent with Obamacare was responsible for Democratic Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe’s narrow margin of victory in his gubernatorial race on Tuesday. McAuliffe defeated his GOP rival, Virginia Attorney...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/06/13 05:23 PM
Conservative New York Times columnist Ross Douthat looks at the Virginia governor's race, in which crony capitalist Terry McAuliffe trounced populist-y, libertarian-ish Republican Ken Cuccinelli, and sees a problem for free-market populism and reform conservatism: When thinking about the...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/06/13 04:55 PM
A Democrat won the governor's race in Virginia with less than 50 percent of the vote, while the Libertarian candidate pulled in 6.5 percent, so there's plenty of talk blaming libertarian Robert Sarvis as a spoiler, handing the race to high-tax, big-government, crony capitalist Democrat Terry...
By Paul Bedard | 11/06/13 03:28 PM
Angered by what they believed was meager spending by establishment Republicans on Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s losing effort, some Tea Party groups and supporters have been assailing the Republican National Committee today in statements and on talk radio. “The GOP...
11/06/13 10:43 AM
(www.theguardian.com) John Abraham: Yesterday Virginians voted against anti-science candidate Ken Cuccinelli, showing climate realism is a winning stance.
By Paul Bedard | 11/06/13 09:28 AM
It was no secret that Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling was upset the GOP blocked his chance to run for governor, and now he's criticizing his own party for Tuesday's loss to Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/06/13 08:47 AM
As expected, New Jersey voters gave their combative Republican governor a second term, while Terry McAuliffe, the Clintons' favorite bagman and alligator wrestler, eked out a narrow win in Virginia.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/06/13 07:56 AM
TYSONS CORNER, Va. -- Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly bested Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to become the next governor of Virginia on Tuesday, underperforming the polls that have shown him for weeks to be a strong frontrunner.
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