Tag Archives: Virginia

Kaine makes it official: he’ll run for VA Senate

Roll Call reports Tim Kaine has given the White House what it wants in Virginia: his candidacy for the U.S. Senate.

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Virginia becomes the next ‘papers please’ state

Courtesy of that state’s Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli:

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Texas, Arizona, Florida and Maine in pitched battle for most embarrassing state

The Texas schoolbook massacre gives that state a slight edge today, as the Lonestar Intelligence Wrecking Crew now proposes that Texas students be required to receive indoctrination about gutting Social Security. Not to be outdone, Maine comes up on the … Continue reading

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P.M. clicks: Crist builds on SB6, Steele tells it like it is, and chickens for check-ups

Race to the Top, round 2: Making good on a post-SB6 veto promise, Gov. Crist has appointed a “working group” to review the state’s application, with an eye toward improving it with “stakeholder buy-in.” Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho is … Continue reading

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McDonnell apologizes for omitting slavery when celebrating Confederacy

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, the man once heralded by conservatives as their next Barack Obama (following the crash and burn of their other “next Barack Obama,” Bobby Jindal, and before the coming of their next Barack Obama, Scott Brown, who … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: whistling Dixie

Welcome to Florida, where it’s damned hard to find a job, but you can still get a tax break on your yacht … and if you play your cards right, our state’s Republican donors will foot the bill for your … Continue reading

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No surprise: McDonnell wins in Virginia

And unfortunately for the wingers, it’s still not about Barack Obama. Full returns here. Bottom line in this one: Creigh Deeds was a terrible candidate, and the base failed to turn up for him. The older, whiter electorate (which frankly, … Continue reading

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