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Virginia Politics: October, 2012

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Kaine, Allen get a little rest out of Hurricane Sandy

Hunkered down for storm, Allen carves a pumpkin; Kaine avoids TV

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:05 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 10/30/2012

McDonnell: Va. shifting gears after Hurricane Sandy

From response to recovery in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

By Errin Haines  |  03:50 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Allen, Kaine off the campaign trail

Virginia’s Senate candidates suspend campaigning due to Hurricane Sandy

By Errin Haines  |  06:56 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Kaine, Allen warn that storm could send yard signs flying

Virginia’s U.S. Senate hopefuls warn signs could pose danger in hurricane

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:56 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Elections board asks Cuccinelli to investigate Patrick Moran video

Attorney general will probe behavior of congressman’s son.

By Ben Pershing  |  06:46 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Loudoun releases complaint from ex-Delgaudio aide

Loudoun PAC had filed a FOIA request for a complaint filed by a former aide to Eugene Delgaudio.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  04:08 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Mark Warner makes two radio ads for Tim Kaine

Virginia’s most popular politician narrates a pair of new radio ads for Democrat Timothy M. Kaine.

By Laura Vozzella  |  03:48 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Kaine keeps outraising Allen as outside spending tops $40 million

For the entire election cycle, Timothy Kaine has collected a total of $16.2 million while George Allen has raised $11.9 million.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:38 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Police open investigation into alleged Moran campaign offense

Rep. James Moran (D-Va.) is running for a twelfth term in the House.

By Allison Klein, Errin Haines and Ben Pershing  |  07:18 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Fairfax Dems warn of voting machine problems

Fairfax voting officials say user error is behind complaints.

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

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 10/25/2012

John McCain to campaign for Romney in Virginia

Arizona senator will speak to veterans in Fairfax, Woodbridge

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:21 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Bill Clinton to stump with Obama in Virginia

Former president to stump with Obama in Prince William Monday

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:01 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Virginia’s Allen gets flak from fellow Republican in Maryland over energy stance

By Fredrick Kunkle  |  04:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Ken Cuccinelli to discuss eminent domain

Va. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will discuss proposed constitutional amendment

By Patricia Sullivan  |  03:04 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Adelson gives $1.5 million to pro-Allen PAC

Vegas casino mogul opens his checkbook for Virginia Senate race.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:24 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Sen. Jim Webb mum on Obama’s ‘bayonets’ remark

Senator and former Navy secretary not weighing in on Obama’s remark.

By Laura Vozzella and Ben Pershing  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/24/2012

George Allen makes direct appeal on defense cuts

Republican delivers message himself in latest ad.

By Ben Pershing  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Romney campaign sign set ablaze in Loudoun

A Leesburg couple awoke early Monday to find their Romney sign on fire in their front yard.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  06:12 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Update: Va. congressmen ask for federal probe into vote fraud allegations

Lawmakers ask Justice Department to investigate Colin Small case.

By Ben Pershing  |  04:47 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 10/23/2012

New Allen ad focuses on Kaine’s DNC tenure

Republican accuses Kaine of putting party service ahead of Virginia.

By Ben Pershing  |  04:29 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Allen, McDonnell jump on Obama’s ‘bayonets’ comment

Virginia Republicans pounce on debate comment over size of navy.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Virginia AG wants power to probe election issues

Virginia’s attorney general wants to launch investigations into allegations of vote-tampering like the one that occurred last week in Harrisonburg.

By Errin Haines  |  03:33 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Tim Kaine ads call George Allen ‘wrong’ for Virginia women

The Democrat hopes to widen his advantage among female voters.

By Ben Pershing  |  10:12 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Allen, Kaine face off in last Senate debate

The former Virginia governors are running for a Senate seat in one of the nation’s tightest contests.

By Washington Post Staff  |  07:07 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Va. health commissioner resigns over state’s new regulations on abortion clinics

In her resignation letter, Karen Remley cites the state’s controversial new rules for abortion clinics as reason.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:15 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Loudoun PAC files petition for Delgaudio records

A political action committee demands that the county produce documents related to allegations against Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  04:07 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 10/18/2012

McDonnell sticks up for Romney’s ‘binders’ comment

A governor sometimes tripped up by women’s issues takes up for Romney.

By Laura Vozzella  |  03:45 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 10/18/2012

George Allen airs ad ahead of debate with Tim Kaine

GOP Senate hopeful raises potential defense cuts in largely feel-good ad.

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:45 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Kaine ad focuses on Allen’s Senate record

Democrat says his foe would repeat same mistakes of previous term.

By Ben Pershing  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Crossroads GPS launches new ad against Tim Kaine

Crossroads GPS launches TV spot portraying Tim Kaine as tax lover.

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:24 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Tension mounts in Alexandria mayor’s race between Euille, Macdonald

Little love lost between mayoral candidates Bill Euille and Andrew Macdonald.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:40 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 PM ET, 10/15/2012

McDonnell heads south — and then west -- to continue surrogate tour, RGA duties

Governor travels far and wide as a ‘surrogate’ for GOP candidates

By Errin Haines  |  10:20 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 10/15/2012

GOP super PAC in Virginia Senate race rakes it in

Outside group backing GOP senate candidate takes in more than $1 million.

By Laura Vozzella  |  03:02 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 10/15/2012

New poll: President Obama, Tim Kaine up big among Virginia Latinos

Both Democrats enjoy 40-point advantages with key demographic, survey finds.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:46 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/14/2012

Deval Patrick, Craig Romney roll through Virginia

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick and a Romney son urge voters to register.

By Laura Vozzella  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Virginia Democrats pushing ‘women’s issues’

Democrats vie for female voters with weekend events around the state.

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:50 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Environmentalists blast ‘pro-coal’ Obama ad

‘Pro-coal’ ad criticizes Romney for saying Mass. coal plant ‘kills people.’

By Laura Vozzella  |  04:41 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Forecasts

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Alexandria waterfront takes center stage at city council debate

Alexandria’s contentious council race focuses on waterfront development.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Romney sons to watch tonight’s Biden-Ryan debate in Virginia

Tagg and Ben Romney will tune in from Charlottesville, Arlington

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 10/11/2012

New polls paint mixed picture of Va. Senate race

Two media surveys show Kaine up, while Allen poll has Republican ahead.

By Ben Pershing  |  10:53 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Unions fund $2.5 million ad campaign against Allen

Labor attacks GOP Senate hopeful on Medicare, women’s health care

By Laura Vozzella  |  08:56 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 10/10/2012

OpenBand files $50 million lawsuit against Loudoun board, homeowners associations

Broadband telecommunications provider OpenBand filed a $50 million lawsuit Tuesday against over a dozen defendants – including the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  05:02 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Gov. McDonnell calls on President Obama to step in on looming defense budget cuts

Virginia gov. asks president to intervene to avoid ‘sequestration’

By Errin Haines  |  03:55 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Kay Coles James featured in new George Allen ad

Kay Coles James promotes George Allen’s role in welfare, education and parole reforms

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:30 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Jindal, McDonnell campaign for Romney in Virginia

Louisiana and Virginia governors tour commonwealth for GOP Wednesday.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:22 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  History, Latest, Winter Storms

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Romney campaign claims 4 million Virginia voter contacts

GOP presidential campaign says it hit milestone; Dems question figures

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:23 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Romney to return to Virginia on Friday

Republican presidential hopeful had campaigned in state Monday.

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:27 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Crossroads hits Tim Kaine again on defense cuts

Conservative group renews attacks on budget deal.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:08 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 10/09/2012

In debate, Kaine and Allen say it with lapel pins

Arguments on defense, women’s issues adorn suit jackets in debate.

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

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Va. Senate debate: George Allen, Tim Kaine face off in Richmond

The contentious contest to represent Virginia in the U.S. Senate comes to the capital Monday night.

By Ben Pershing  |  06:55 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Allen, Cantor draw crowd, protest in Henrico County

GOP rallies faithful, angers small gun-rights group in swing territory

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:24 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/08/2012

McDonnell stumps for Romney in Virginia, Wisconsin

Virginia governor to help Romney and New Hampshire gubernatorial contender Ovide Lamontagne

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Dueling Va. ads: Kaine teams with Warner, Allen attacks on defense cuts

Both Va. Senate hopefuls unveiled new spots Monday.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:10 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney, Michelle Obama stump in Va.

The Romneys and Michelle Obama are stumping in the battleground state early this week.

By Laura Vozzella  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Josh Romney to campaign in Virginia

One of Mitt Romney’s five sons will stump in Fredericksburg on Saturday.

By Laura Vozzella  |  07:45 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Tim Kaine maintains fundraising edge over George Allen

The Democrat raised more cash but had less in the bank after a big ad buy.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:06 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Alexandria candidates mix it up at forum

Alexandria argues over growth, development

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 10/03/2012

For Tysons developers, transportation improvements could be costly

Under a proposal, the private sector bears much of the burden in plans for “the new downtown.”

By Corinne Reilly  |  03:52 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan to head to Virginia after debate

Romney, Ryan make another visit to state at a high-profile moment in race

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Pro-gun group targets Cantor over gun-free event

Group objects to GOP event at venue that bans concealed weapons.

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:14 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Eric Cantor consents to first-in-a-decade debate

The House majority leader had not debated an opponent since 2000.

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:40 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Kaine buys $3 million more in airtime as Crossroads continues attack

The Democrat has now spent a total of $7.5 million on ads.

By Ben Pershing  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Alexandria officials, residents celebrate GenOn plant closing

The GenOn power plant closing brought out politicians and residents who fought for the closure.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  01:14 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Tim Kaine radio ad focuses on ‘women’s issues’

Democrat hits George Allen on personhood, ultrasound legislation.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:53 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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