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Virginia Politics: July, 2012

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Obama to appear at Loudoun County High School

The president will visit Leesburg on Thursday.

By Ben Pershing  |  04:34 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Kaine outlines defense-cut plan, as Republicans continue barrage

The Virginia Democrat portrayed his proposal as a reasonable compromise.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Virginia posts $130M surplus at end of year

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) announced that Virginia posted its third straight budget surplus.

By Anita Kumar  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Alexandria mayoral race fundraising warms up

Incumbent Mayor Bill Euille has a $10,000 edge on opponent, independent Andrew Macdonald, four months before the general election.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  01:46 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Newt Gingrich campaigns for Romney in Virginia

Former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich will campaign for Mitt Romney in Arlington on Monday.

By Anita Kumar  |  08:55 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/28/2012

Democrats criticize Virginia special elections date

Democrats object to special elections on first day of school, amid party convention

By Laura Vozzella  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Obama to visit Virginia, Florida and Ohio next week

President’s campaign announces a two-day tour of three swing states

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 07/26/2012

John Thune to open Springfield office for Romney campaign

The South Dakota Republican is said to be a contender for vice president.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:43 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 07/26/2012

New U.S. Chamber ad hits Tim Kaine’s record as governor

The ad from the pro-business group says Kaine’s “big-government policies would take Virginia down the wrong track.”

By Ben Pershing  |  03:05 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Alexander to run for Sen. Miller’s seat

Del. Kenneth Alexander announced he will run to succeed the late Sen. Yvonne Miller.

By Anita Kumar  |  05:18 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 07/25/2012

McDonnell blasts Obama on ‘you didn’t build that’ comment

The Virginian governor blasted the president for Obama’s “you didn’t build that” remark.

By Anita Kumar  |  04:43 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 07/25/2012

U.S. Chamber endorses George Allen as debate continues over defense cuts

The pro-business group delivered its support to the Republican Senate candidate.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:53 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 07/25/2012

McDonnell calls special legislative elections

Virginia will hold two special legislative elections Sept. 4 to fill vacant seats.

By Anita Kumar  |  01:21 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Bill Bolling hires communications chief for 2013 campaign

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling has hired Taylor Thornley as his campaign’s communications director.

By Anita Kumar  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/25/2012

In Va., dogs and the dead are invited to vote

Romney campaign seeks investigation of voter registration forms sent to ineligible Va. voters.

By Laura Vozzella  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Obama opens 24th campaign office in Va.

President Obama will open four more offices Wednesday, bringing the number to 24.

By Anita Kumar  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Bob McDonnell to campaign for Romney in Iowa

Bob McDonnell is heading to Iowa Thursday to campaign for Mitt Romney

By Anita Kumar  |  09:34 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Va. state senator blames racism for Romney gains

Virginia Sen. Louise Lucas says Mitt Romney appeals to Virginians opposed to black leaders.

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:13 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Obama talks of his commitment to workers in new ad

By Anita Kumar  |  05:25 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Sen. Mark Herring to run for attorney general in 2013

The Loudoun Democrat filed paperwork today to run for attorney general in 2013

By Anita Kumar  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Virginia’s Senate race: Two new TV ads launched

A pair of TV ads paint George Allen as a big spender, Tim Kaine as a potential defense cutter.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:06 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Obama talks about vision for the future in new TV ad

Obama released a new TV ad Monday that features him speaking about his vision for the future.

By Anita Kumar  |  05:06 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 07/23/2012

McDonnell requests federal aid for derecho

The Virginia governor requested federal aid for costs associated with responding to the storms.

By Anita Kumar  |  03:02 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Allen, Kaine debate on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’

U.S. Senate hopefuls Allen, Kaine debate at the Homestead and then again on national TV.

By Anita Kumar  |  12:36 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 07/23/2012

McDonnell headlines fundraisers for N.C.’s McCrory, W.Va.’s Maloney

The Virginia governor will help candidates in 11 gubernatorial races this year.

By Anita Kumar  |  11:44 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Fairfax County to host town hall meeting tonight to discuss in-home day care changes; hundreds expected to attend

New state requirement could have an impact on local child care providers.

By Corinne Reilly  |  09:05 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 07/21/2012

Allen, Kaine square off in debate for U.S. Senate seat in Virginia

Both are running to fill the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Democratic Sen. James Webb of Virginia.

By Anita Kumar  |  01:38 PM ET, 07/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Arlington board faces many mighty issues

Columbia Pike streetcars, Long Bridge Park aquatic center, and a new sign ordinance will be jammed into the Arlington County Board’s agenda over the next four days.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  06:08 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Cuccinelli presses McAuliffe on Medicaid expansion — again

Ken Cuccinelli presses Terry McAuliffe on the new federal health law’s Medicaid expansion.

By Anita Kumar  |  03:27 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Virgil Goode submits 14,000 signatures for ballot, with help from Independent Greens

The former congressman is getting signature-gathering help from an unlikely source.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 07/20/2012

First lady cancels Va. stops after Colo. shooting

First lady Michelle Obama cancels two Virginia campaign events after Colo. theater shooting.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:10 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 07/20/2012

New Virginia PAC promotes conservative women

A new PAC in Virginia has formed to promote conservative women candidates

By Anita Kumar  |  08:41 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/19/2012

New Crossroads ad in Virginia blasts Obama attacks

Super PAC advised by Karl Rove goes after Obama’s ads on Romney’s business record.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Poll: White House, Senate races neck-and-neck in Virginia

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By Laura Vozzella  |  07:31 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Obama to open a trio of new offices

President Obama has almost caught up to GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney in the number of offices in Virginia.

By Anita Kumar  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Democrats to boycott Virginia’s congressional delegation meeting

Virginia’s congressional delegation split over the politics of defense cuts.

By Anita Kumar  |  12:22 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Obama, Romney air two new ads this week in Va.

Two new presidential TV ads come to Virginia’s already saturated airwaves

By Laura Vozzella  |  08:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Most Virginians approve of U-Va.’s decision to reinstate President Sullivan, poll says

Quinnipiac poll also shows little support for U-Va.’s rector after ouster attempt of president.

By Anita Kumar  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Cuccinelli: Va. should opt out of Medicaid expansion

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wants Virginia to opt of Medicaid expansion

By Anita Kumar  |  11:51 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Ken Cuccinelli’s fundraising lags behind Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling’s

In 2013 governor’s race, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling has raised far more than AG Ken Cuccinelli.

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 07/17/2012

McDonnell headlines fundraisers for GOP gubernatorial candidates in Ohio, Washington

Gov. Bob McDonnell will hold events for gubernatorial hopefuls in Ohio, Washington.

By Anita Kumar  |  08:49 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Va. AG’s office declines to certify abortion clinic regs

Virginia AG’s office says board can’t exempt abortion clinics from costly renovations

By Laura Vozzella  |  10:45 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:24 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Bolling :Obama supporters fit for ‘mental hospital’

Virginia lt. gov. angers some by saying giving Obama second term fits definition of insanity

By Laura Vozzella  |  10:24 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Michelle Obama to campaign in Virginia Friday

The first lady will appear in Charlottesville and Fredericksburg on Friday.

By Laura Vozzella  |  10:17 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Incumbent lawmakers maintain big fundraising edge

Northern Virginia’s members of Congress have wide cash leads over their challengers.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 07/16/2012

McDonnell blasts Obama on defense cuts, health care

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell blasted President Obama on CNN’s State of the Union.

By Anita Kumar  |  10:49 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 07/14/2012

With doughnuts, Susan Allen mocks Michelle Obama

With Krispy Kremes, ex-Va. first lady Susan Allen mocks Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity efforts.

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:19 AM ET, 07/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Ken Cuccinelli criticizes Tim Kaine’s handling of Soering case

For second day, attorney general criticizes Kaine’s handling of the case of convicted murderer and former U-Va. honors student.

By Anita Kumar  |  06:42 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Virginia ends fiscal year with state budget surplus

For the third year in a row, Virginia has ended the fiscal year in the black.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:59 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 07/13/2012

McDonnell: Obama should take down Bain ads

Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) called on President Obama to stop running ads that accuse Mitt Romney of shipping jobs overseas.

By Anita Kumar  |  05:49 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Romney says Obama made change without the hope

In new ad, Romney says Obama has become the sort of cynical politician he decried in 2008.

By Laura Vozzella  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Giuliani: Romney’s only job at Bain was to make money

The former New York mayor says Mitt Romney’s only job at Bain was to make money.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:24 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Fairfax County supervisor said he voted against suing EPA partly because of Cuccinelli’s role

Fairfax County Supervisor John W. Foust voted against filing a lawsuit against the EPA partly because of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s role.

By Fredrick Kunkle  |  01:37 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fairfax County supervisor says he voted against EPA lawsuit with Virginia because he is wary of Cuccinelli

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Frank Wolf, Jim Webb split over creating special envoy post

Webb has placed a Senate hold on his fellow Virginian’s legislation.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Court rules McDonnell acted properly in requesting Soering stay in Virginia

A Richmond court ruled that McDonnell acted properly when he stopped the transfer of Jens Soering to Germany.

By Anita Kumar  |  06:26 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 07/12/2012

George Allen surrogate Kay Coles James criticized by Democrats for views on women’s health issues

Democratic legislators criticize the former Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources, who is appearing in ads for Allen.

By Anita Kumar  |  04:30 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Drone fears unite Virginia ACLU and conservative delegate

Conservative delegate teams up with ACLU to limit the use of drones.

By Laura Vozzella  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Democrats, Bolling press McDonnell on ‘Obamacare’

House Democrats call on him to move ahead while the lieutenant governor urges against Medicaid expansion.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:25 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Two new anti-Obama ads to air in Virginia

“No Evidence” accuses President Obama of spreading dishonest attacks about Romney.

By Anita Kumar and Ben Pershing  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Aneesh Chopra to run for Virginia lieutenant governor

Chopra, the nation’s first chief technology officer, will make the announcement Thursday.

By Anita Kumar  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Bolling raises $1M for campaign for governor

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) raised nearly $1 million for his gubernatorial campaign in six months

By Anita Kumar  |  07:18 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Obama airs new TV ad on taxes in Virginia

President Obama released a TV ad Wednesday that criticizes Mitt Romney on taxes.

By Anita Kumar  |  06:24 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Connolly urges McDonnell to participate in Medicaid expansion

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) wants Virginia to opt into federal health law’s Medicaid expansion.

By Anita Kumar  |  02:23 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Southern Poverty Law Center demands Delgaudio’s nonprofit stop using gay couple’s photo

The organization has been using a same-sex couple’s photo as part of anti-gay campaign literature.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 07/11/2012

George Allen unveils new TV ad featuring Kay Cole James

The spot is the third in Allen’s “Virginia Voices” campaign, all showcasing women.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:09 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 07/11/2012

U-Va. president attempts to quell complaints about leadership crisis

U-Va. President Teresa Sullivan is responding to complaints about the school’s leadership crisis

By Anita Kumar and Jenna Johnson  |  12:05 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Tim Kaine continues to outraise George Allen in Senate battle

Allen had more money in the bank, but Kaine has already bought his fall TV air time.

By Ben Pershing  |  09:55 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Scott Walker to headline fundraiser for Romney

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will headline an event for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

By Anita Kumar  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Warner, Kaine join Obama on swing through Virginia

President Obama will hold a half-dozen campaign stops in Virginia this weekend.

By Anita Kumar  |  04:52 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 07/10/2012

McDonnell considers opting out of Medicaid expansion

Gov. Bob McDonnell is still considering whether Virginia should opt out of Medicaid expansion.

By Anita Kumar  |  04:05 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Crossroads GPS targets Tim Kaine in new TV ad

An outside group targeting U.S. Senate hopeful Tim Kaine (D) released a new TV ad in Virginia

By Anita Kumar  |  03:45 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Tim Kaine unveils workforce-training plan

Senate candidate Tim Kaine (D) unveiled a plan to try to develop a talented workforce.

By Anita Kumar  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Tim Kaine, conservative group reserve more ad time

Kaine now has $3.5 million woth of airtime reserved for the fall.

By Ben Pershing  |  05:43 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Romney’s campaign bus rolls through Virginia

Republican officials will be at Tuesday’s stops in Warrenton, Front Royal, Harrisonburg and Woodstock.

By Anita Kumar  |  05:27 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Bob McDonnell declares ‘Yvonne B. Miller Day’

Norfolk Democrat will be recognized with ‘Yvonne B. Miller Day’ as she’s buried Tuesday.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:13 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Justice considers whether to investigate Red Onion prison

Justice Department will continue to look into the issue at Red Onion State Prison.

By Anita Kumar  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 07/09/2012

McDonnell on seventh overseas trade mission

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has left for a quick trip to Ireland and England.

By Anita Kumar  |  11:06 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Giuliani, Christie headline events for Romney

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani,

By Anita Kumar  |  08:29 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 07/07/2012

Ad targets Romney on abortion, Planned Parenthood

New Obama TV spot focuses on Republican’s opposition to abortion, Planned Parenthood.

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:15 PM ET, 07/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Obama to campaign in Virginia next weekend

The president will be back in the state Friday and Saturday.

By Ben Pershing  |  04:58 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Crossroads plays up job numbers in Va. TV ads

Group targeting Obama plays up weak jobs report in $3.4 million Virginia ad buy

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:44 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Republicans plan ‘Super Saturday’ rallies in Virginia

Like counterparts across country, top Virginia Republicans will lead events at campaign offices.

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Brian Moran quits his controversial day job

Democratic Chairman Brian Moran will resign from a for-profit college group

By Anita Kumar  |  11:40 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 07/05/2012

‘Values Bus Tour’ rolls into Virginia

National bus tour organized by conservative groups comes to swing state of Virginia.

By Laura Vozzella  |  03:49 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Conservative women’s group to launch drive in Virginia

Concerned Women for America hopes to launch a national effort to register, rally female voters

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:46 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Pro-Romney PAC to air ads in Virginia during Olympics

The ad buy is meant to counter a similar effort by the Obama campaign.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:58 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Virginia Sen. Yvonne Miller dies

Yvonne B. Miller, the longest-serving woman in the Virginia Senate, died Tuesday.

By Anita Kumar  |  05:13 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Tim Kaine will attend party convention, George Allen won’t

The Virginia candidates are taking different approaches to the gatherings.

By Ben Pershing  |  01:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Obama releases new TV ad in Virginia

President Obama releases ad in Virginia attacking Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital

By Anita Kumar  |  11:03 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Democrats follow anti-Kaine bus tour across state

Democrats staged protests at every stop of Americans for Prosperity’s anti-Tim Kaine tour.

By Anita Kumar  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 07/02/2012

McDonnell will chair RNC platform committee

He says the process is ‘about listening’ to Americans’ wants

By Anita Kumar  |  06:47 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Romney outraised Obama in Virginia in May

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney holds a narrow fundraising lead in the state since January, $2 millon to $1.9 million.

By Anita Kumar  |  06:03 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Romney campaign collects donations for storm victims

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is helping collect supplies for storm victims.

By Anita Kumar  |  12:06 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Virginia Republicans ramp up for November election

Republicans open more than 20 campaign offices in the swing state of Virginia.

By Anita Kumar  |  09:12 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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