By Charles Hoskinson | 11/20/13 02:04 PM
Memo to GOP leaders: Virginia's over you and it's time to find a new relationship with Pennsylvania. That's what The Federalist blog is saying in an analysis calling for a complete overhaul of the party's electoral strategy.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/20/13 12:39 PM
As a quick way to demonstrate the jaw-dropping growth of the federal government, conservatives and libertarians like me often point to the growing wealth in the D.C. area. Like a vortex, the federal government sucks in wealth from the rest of the country.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/20/13 12:13 PM
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe is a vocal champion of corporatism and he openly intermixes campaign contributions with public policy, so reporting on his corporatist dalliances won't be surprising — but it can at least be entertaining. Today, we get McAuliffe's first appointment to a...
By Steve Doty | 11/12/13 12:40 PM
As of Tuesday morning, Democratic challenger Mark Herring had a 117-vote lead over Republican Mark Obenshain.
By Gary Bauer | 11/11/13 03:39 PM
Of all the lessons to be gleaned from Ken Cuccinelli's narrow loss in the Virginia gubernatorial election, here's the one I fear Republicans will refuse to learn: The McCain and Romney campaign strategy of running away from debates over values issues is an abject loser. Cuccinelli's opponent,...
By Zack Colman | 11/10/13 12:35 PM
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday defended the party's strategy in the Virginia gubernatorial race against attacks from conservative groups that it didn't do enough to help GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli. Tea Party groups said the GOP establishment kept its wallet...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/07/13 04:22 PM
Former Gov. Howard Dean, D-Vt., said Republicans are behaving like the Muslim Brotherhood on social issues. "The Republicans on the Right are making the same mistakes as the Islamic Brotherhood made in Egypt," Dean said in an MSNBC interview. "They get in and they only focus on social...
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 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 Michael Barone | 11/06/13 05:38 PM
In an August Washington Examiner column, I argued that this year’s gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia would have little precedential significance, unlike some other off-year elections in those states. Boiled down, my argument was that in New Jersey you had a governor who...
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