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Virginia Politics: November, 2012

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Controversy escalates after Loudoun supervisor calls atheists ‘terrorists’

Supervisor apologizes for remark, which drew condemnation from Democrats and atheists.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  02:39 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Bolling says no ‘current’ plan to run as independent

Lt. governor does not completely rule out independent run for governor.

By Laura Vozzella  |  08:27 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Wilder says Va. gubernatorial candidates must take centrist approach

Ex-gov. says centrist approach will appeal to independent-minded voters

By Errin Haines  |  08:15 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Connolly falls short paying party dues

Democratic leaders keep a close eye on which lawmakers donate.

By Ben Pershing  |  05:13 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Is Bolling mulling an independent bid for governor?

Political analyst says lt. governor hinted at third-party bid in e-mail, call.

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:37 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 11/28/2012

In Fairfax County, a tough budget season lies ahead

County executive paints a grim picture of shortfalls and cuts.

By Corinne Reilly  |  01:03 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Tom Perriello silent as speculation swirls on gubernatorial run

Some Democrats want the former congressman to run in 2013.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:04 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Bill Bolling decides not to seek GOP nomination for VA governor

Move likely hands nomination to Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.

By Ben Pershing, Laura Vozzella and Errin Haines  |  08:55 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Cuccinelli seems to agree voter fraud helped Obama

Va. attorney general seems to agree with radio hosts alleging voter fraud

By Laura Vozzella  |  07:58 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Obenshain announces bid for attorney general

Republican state senator running for same office his late father sought.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:50 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Pete Snyder running for Virginia lieutenant governor

Technology entrepreneur and former Fox commentator announces bid.

By Laura Vozzella  |  04:52 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Delgaudio is prime topic at Loudoun meeting

Many question board chairman about knowledge and treatment of allegations against Delgaudio.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Chopra receive endorsements in bid for lt. governor

Candidate for Virginia lieutenant governor receives endorsements

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:48 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 11/19/2012

McDonnell weighs tying gas tax to price of fuel

Governor says he’ll at least consider linking fuel levy to price of gas.

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:18 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Va. business, legislative leaders wary of ‘fiscal cliff’

Governor says business, legislative leaders uncertain about prospects.

By Laura Vozzella  |  04:10 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012

County officials line up behind shelter

County board’s support for a new homeless shelter spoke volumes.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Allen, Kaine advisers look back at hard-fought Virginia Senate race

Aide to GOP campaign admits internal polls were wrong, turnout operation flawed.

By Ben Pershing  |  05:37 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Poll: Va. wants roads fixed, unsure of uranium mining

Poll: State is divided on mining, in favor of road repairs but opposed to tax, tolls to pay for them.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:07 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Plans for special meeting regarding Delgaudio cancelled

Supervisors will not discuss administrative action against Delgaudio, who is under criminal investigation.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  03:41 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Poll: Bob McDonnell still popular in Virginia

Quinnipiac poll finds approval rating positive, though down from last year.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:19 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Moran to step down as Va. Democratic Party Chair; House Minority Whip Herring to run for post

House Minority Whip Charniele Herring to run to replace him

By Errin Haines  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 11/13/2012

McDonnell disappointed over Allen’s plans to not seek political office again

Former Va. governor to retire from running for office after failed Senate bid.

By Errin Haines  |  03:28 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Virginia revenues up 15.7 percent ahead of ‘fiscal cliff’

The increase was boosted by growth in individual and corporate income taxes.

By Errin Haines  |  11:36 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Virginia labor unions, activists push for end to Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy

Labor unions and liberal activists want tax cut to expire for the wealthy.

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:49 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012

McDonnell, others face Obamacare decisions

McDonnell, others who resisted law must decide how to move ahead

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Fairfax chairman wants answers on long Election Day lines

Sharon Bulova says she’ll call for a commission to study vote problems

By Corinne Reilly  |  06:09 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 11/08/2012

McAuliffe spreads the word he’s running for governor

Businessman tells fellow Democrats what they’d long expected — he’s running again.

By Ben Pershing  |  05:15 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Presidential hopeful Virgil Goode defies spoiler alert

GOP feared former congressman would pull many votes from Romney

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 11/07/2012

‘Lucky tie’ fails to work magic for George Allen

Tie had brought state Sen. Bryce Reeves luck in his race a year ago

By Laura Vozzella  |  06:44 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 11/07/2012

A record number of voters turned out in Arlington, county confirms

About 118,000 waited in long lines at polls

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:13 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Kaine vows to push for compromise

Plans to reach out to other freshmen to find common ground in Washington

By Errin Haines  |  02:16 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Pr. William Democrats celebrate new Obama term, local wins

Lillie G. Jessie won a School Board special election and Manassas’s election date will be moved.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:18 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Tens of thousands voted absentee in NoVa

Absentee voting in Alexandria and Arlington County this election cycle has been robust, to say the least.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  03:33 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Delgaudio’s nonprofit seeks dismissal of lawsuit

It faces a federal lawsuit over use of same-sex couple’s engagement photo on anti-gay-rights campaign mailers.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:50 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Va. GOP leaders off to Ohio

Gov. McDonnell and state Del. Barbara Comstock were in Ohio for a Romney rally Friday night.

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:33 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Obama, Romney tickets plan final Virginia stops

The swing state gets a last bit of face time with the candidates.

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:51 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Allen and Kaine: Va. governors in different times

Republican made big reforms during boom; Democrat led during crises.

By Laura Vozzella  |  09:06 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Arlington election officials issue candidates a reminder on polling place rules

Candidates can thank, but not politick, at the polls.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:51 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Romney video blames Obama for barbecue joint’s demise

New Romney video links president to death of Richmond restaurant.

By Laura Vozzella  |  02:55 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Va. Supreme Court to hear Alexandria waterfront appeal

The Alexandria waterfront case will be heard in spring.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:19 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Bill Clinton, Dave Matthews to appear with Obama

Former president, musician Dave Matthews to help Obama’s final push.

By Laura Vozzella  |  12:20 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Tom Perriello: Have flipcharts, will travel

Former Va. congressman on a facts-and-figures roadshow.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Allen guarantees $500K loan to Va. Senate campaign

Allen has opened up his wallet in the closing days of the race against Timothy M. Kaine (D).

By Ben Pershing  |  10:54 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Kaine makes ‘closing argument’ as campaigns debate momentum

The Democrat is up with two more ads in Virginia Senate race.

By Ben Pershing  |  02:06 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Quinnipiac poll: Presidential race too close to call in Virginia

A Quinnipiac University poll released today also finds the U.S. Senate race is narrowing.

By Laura Vozzella  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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