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Virginia Politics: September, 2012

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 09/28/2012

McDonnell pumped for Romney energy plan

McDonnell and legislators talk up GOP energy policy at gas station.

By Laura Vozzella  |  04:30 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Ad tries to tie George Allen to anti-abortion bills

Senate hopeful backed ‘personhood,’ but was mum on ultrasound

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 09/27/2012

New Virginia poll shows tighter races for White House, Senate

Survey has Obama up 2 points, Senate race tied

By Ben Pershing  |  06:00 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 09/27/2012

‘Offensive’ Obama photos pulled from Virginia GOP county committee Facebook page

Mecklenburg County chairman had vowed to defy state party pressure

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:07 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Obama launches new TV ad in Virginia as Romney campaigns in Springfield

As Romney campaigns in Virginia, Obama launches new TV ad there.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Kaine ad hits Allen on Medicare, Social Security

The Virginia Senate hopefuls are battling for senior voters.

By Ben Pershing  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Romney coal ad aired ahead of Virginia visit

Former Mass. governor accuses Obama of waging ‘war on coal’

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:17 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 09/26/2012

LaRouche supporters display poster of Obama with Hitler mustache

Hitler mustache on Obama poster draws attention on Yom Kippur

By Patricia Sullivan  |  07:21 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Cuccinelli certifies tougher abortion clinic building standards

The attorney general approved the Board of Health’s decision to impose strict, hospital-style standards on existing facilities.

By Errin Haines  |  05:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/26/2012

George Allen gets help from ‘Rhonda’ in new ad

Republican unveils another commercial aimed at women voters.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Ad: George Allen wants to privatize Social Security

TV spot says former Virginia governor and senator George Allen would privatize the program.

By Laura Vozzella  |  07:30 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Romney to campaign in Virginia on Thursday

The Republican presidential candidate is scheduled to return to Virginia on Thursday.

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:10 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Tim Kaine tax comments focus of new George Allen ad, anonymous texts

Debate over “minimum tax” proposal draws more attention.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Jeannemarie Devolites Davis running for lieutenant governor

Davis, former delegate and wife of ex-congressman, will run in the GOP primary

By Errin Haines  |  06:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Virgil Goode will stay on Va. ballot after Cuccinelli finishes probe

Republicans had sought to keep the ex-congressman out of the White House race.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:40 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 09/21/2012

OpenBand serves Loudoun County with lawsuit after franchise deal is denied

The telecom provider made its complaint Wednesday after the county board denied a franchise deal.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:28 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Alexandria debates scheduled

Get out your calendar, Alexandrians; City Council, mayoral forums now set

By Patricia Sullivan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Cost of running for Alexandria, Arlington offices adds up

Arlington and Alexandria candidates report fundraising totals.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:28 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Kaine and Allen face off in first televised debate

The former Va. governors debated in McLean in search of a seat that could tip the balance of power in the U.S. Senate.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Kaine unveils ads showing him as centrist, as liberal group hits Allen

The Democrat’s spots portray him as a bipartisan dealmaker.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:57 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors denies franchise agreement with OpenBand

Board of Supervisors denies agreement with OpenBand.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:59 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Romney ad targets coal vote in Virginia

Republican’s ad says Obama is attacking coal.

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Fairfax does away with electronic sign rule that sparked lawsuit

The county has agreed to allow electronic signs to change more than twice a day.

By Corinne Reilly  |  05:55 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Paul Ryan to campaign in Danville, Va.

The GOP vice presidential candidate to return to Virginia just days after last visit to swing state.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:25 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Obama to campaign in Woodbridge Friday

President’s campaign event replaces one originally planned for Manassas

By Laura Vozzella  |  04:40 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 09/16/2012

Tim Kaine criticizes abortion regulations; George Allen stays mum

Democratic Senate hopeful criticizes health board reversal on clinic regulations, while GOP rival is silent on the issue.

By Laura Vozzella  |  10:06 AM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 09/14/2012

President Obama to visit Manassas next Friday

The president will campaign again in the key swing state.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:39 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Tim Kaine takes viewers on helicopter ride in new ad

Democrat hovers over coal plant in new ad;opponent George Allen questions Kaine’s support.

By Laura Vozzella  |  07:27 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Michelle Obama urges final push in Virginia

In Richmond, first lady says race will come down to volunteer efforts in final weeks.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:49 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Virginia health board reverses its decision on abortion-clinic rules

The board revisited exemptions it gave to abortion clinics in a showdown with the AG’s office.

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 AM ET, 09/13/2012

BRAC debate dominates Alexandria forum

A dozen candidates for Alexandria City Council grappled with issues from the West End of town, including the Mark Center traffic.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  12:43 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Tim Kaine airs ‘measured’ ad against George Allen

Senate hopeful Tim Kaine contrasts his record with George Allen in ‘measured’ TV ad.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:56 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 09/12/2012

New Obama ads in Virginia hit Romney on taxes, Medicare

President’s ads criticize Republican Mitt Romney on taxes, Medicare.

By Laura Vozzella  |  07:18 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:39 AM ET, 09/12/2012

George Allen back on the air for final campaign sprint

The Va. Republican unveiled a new spot focused broadly on his economic plan.

By Ben Pershing  |  06:39 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Paul Ryan to campaign in Virginia Friday

Vice presidential candidate to appear in Virginia one day after Mitt Romney and Michelle Obama.

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:35 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Crossroads hits Kaine in new ads, Kaine criticizes timing

The conservative group unveiled three new ads in the Virginia senate race.

By Ben Pershing  |  02:14 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Mitt Romney, Michelle Obama return to Virginia

The Republican presidential hopeful and first lady return to the swing state Thursday

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Pr. William officials hope to spark business with Chinese companies with trip

The chairman of the Board of County Supervisors took a recent trip to China to start relationships he hopes will result in Chinese firms looking to Prince William.

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

Posted at 07:29 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Portraits of Va. first ladies: prim to va-va-va voom

The privately financed project honors first ladies and tracks inaugural ball fashions.

By Laura Vozzella  |  07:29 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Mitt Romney to campaign in Va., one day after wife

GOP candidate to campaign in Virginia Beach one day after Ann Romney appears in Leesburg

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:55 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 09/06/2012

McDonnell praises Bill Clinton, dings Obama

Virginia’s Republican governor, outside DNC, contrasts Clinton and Obama.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:21 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Ann Romney to campaign at Va. riding academy

She’ll lead “Women for Mitt” rally at Va. horseback riding academy Friday

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Alexandria mayoral challenger wants more debates

As voters start thinking about the November elections, four candidates nights are planned in Alexandria for mayoral race.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:38 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 09/04/2012

In DNC speech, Kaine praises Obama as a ‘tough leader’

By Ben Pershing  |  07:39 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Three candidates vie for seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates in Tuesday’s special election

Voters will replace former Del. David Englin (D), who resigned in the wake of an extramarital affair.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:36 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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