Gov. McAuliffe and His Chief of Staff MUST Be Investigated Over This

This constitutes clear attempted bribery of an elected official. This isn’t simply horse trading for a vote. This is a direct quid pro quo — you don’t resign and we give your daughter an appointment to head a plum government agency. Gov. McAuliffe’s Chief of Staff AND Gov. McAuliffe himself must be investigated over this. … More Gov. McAuliffe and His Chief of Staff MUST Be Investigated Over This

Meanwhile, on Medicaid expansion in Virginia, the Republicans are actually winning

“First, you win the argument, then you win the vote” – Margaret Thatcher On Medicaid expansion in Virginia, proponents have the newly-elected Governor, all of Virginia’s Democrats, a few dissenting Republicans,the State Senate and various well-heeled interests. Opponents have the reality of Medicaid’s damage to poor people and (most of) the Republican Party of Virginia – a party … More Meanwhile, on Medicaid expansion in Virginia, the Republicans are actually winning

McAuliffe Refuses To Respond To Hibernians’ Letter Calling For Clarification Or Apology

The following letter was sent out to Virginia members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Brothers and Sisters, The attached letter was sent to Candidate McAuliffe over a month ago. To date, I have no response. I find it galling, elitist and reprehensible that a Candidate to be the Chief Executive of our Commonwealth has … More McAuliffe Refuses To Respond To Hibernians’ Letter Calling For Clarification Or Apology

Second New Poll Of The Day Shows Cuccinelli Closing Fast On McAuliffe

It just isn’t the Quinnipiac poll showing Ken Cuccinelli closing fast on Terry McAuliffe. A second new poll of the day, Rasmussen, confirms Cuccinelli’s momentum. Last week, Rasmussen gave McAuliffe a 17% lead.  In this week’s poll, McAuliffe has lost 10% off that margin and now leads by just 7%. Hang on folks, this is … More Second New Poll Of The Day Shows Cuccinelli Closing Fast On McAuliffe

Fmr. U.S. Rep. Tom Davis On The Tightening Gov. Race

Fmr. U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) has released the following statement regarding the new Quinnipiac poll showing that Ken Cuccinelli has closed the gap with Terry McAuliffe to just 4% in the past week. “Watch out folks, Cuccinelli is one of the best closers in Virginia and the President has upped the ante by coming … More Fmr. U.S. Rep. Tom Davis On The Tightening Gov. Race

New Q-pac Poll Shows McAuliffe’s Lead Dropping To +4%

Ken Cuccinelli has cut Terry McAuliffe’s lead in half this past week to just 4% according to the latest Quinnipiac poll. Last week, the Q-pac poll had McAuliffe leading the race 46-39%.  The brand new poll now has the race at 45-41%.  The margin of error of +/- 2.9% with a 4% lead makes this … More New Q-pac Poll Shows McAuliffe’s Lead Dropping To +4%

WashPo Poll Raises The Question Of Voter Intensity

The new Washington Post poll that shows Terry McAuliffe leading Ken Cuccinelli by 12%, 51-39%, has some very interesting results in deeper poll questions that raise the question of voter intensity. Q: (Among McAuliffe supporters) Is your vote more for McAuliffe, or more against Cuccinelli? For McAuliffe 34% / Against Cuccinelli 64% Q: (Among Cuccinelli … More WashPo Poll Raises The Question Of Voter Intensity

Bill Clinton Can’t Even Fill A High School Auditorium For McAuliffe

Former President Bill Clinton is campaigning for his former money man, renter of the Lincoln Bedroom, Terry McAuliffe in his bid to become Governor of Virginia.  Amazingly enough, the most popular Democrat in America can’t even fill high school auditoriums for McAuliffe, displaying a serious enthusiasm gap on the Democrats’ part.  Not even everyone who … More Bill Clinton Can’t Even Fill A High School Auditorium For McAuliffe

WashPo: Vote McAuliffe Because We Hate Cuccinelli (And All Republicans)

That may as well have been the headline of today’s Washington Post endorsement of Terry McAuliffe for Virginia Governor.  They basically took their template from four years ago when they endorsed Creigh Deeds and replaced Bob McDonnell’s name with Ken Cuccinelli’s while leaving in things about how mean and divisive and partisan the Republican is … More WashPo: Vote McAuliffe Because We Hate Cuccinelli (And All Republicans)

Virginia’s Irish Americans Call Upon McAuliffe To Apologize

Mr. Terry McAuliffe Post Office Box 13881 Arlington, VA 22219 Candidate McAuliffe, Your response to a question at a recent meeting with a Northern Virginia PAC has come to my attention. The question related to how you plan to accomplish political/gubernatorial goals if elected Governor of Virginia. If accurately reported, your response was “as an … More Virginia’s Irish Americans Call Upon McAuliffe To Apologize

Fairfax Chamber of Commerce Jumps In Bed With Fellow Crony Capitalist McAuliffe

The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce endorsed Democrat gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe yesterday. Birds of a feather. A new report from George Mason’s Mercatus Center found that Federal government spending accounts for nearly 30 percent of Virginia’s jobs. “It has only been the government part that has been recession-proof, and the remaining 70 percent or so actually looks … More Fairfax Chamber of Commerce Jumps In Bed With Fellow Crony Capitalist McAuliffe

New McAuliffe Ad Makes Mark Warner Less Likable, More Phony

The obvious intent of this new Terry McAuliffe ad featuring Sen. Mark Warner is to try and tie McAuliffe to him in an effort to improve his favorable and likability ratings. Watch the ad for yourself here: Shockingly, instead of benefitting McAuliffe, it actually makes Warner come off as less likable.  He appears stiff, uncomfortable, … More New McAuliffe Ad Makes Mark Warner Less Likable, More Phony

Another Day, Another Poll Showing VA Gov. Race Is A Dead Heat

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s QPac poll showing Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe within the margin of error (McAuliffe +3), a new Roanoke College poll has been released showing the race is even tighter with McAuliffe holding just a single-point lead, 37% to 36%.  As the month of September has progressed, the spread between … More Another Day, Another Poll Showing VA Gov. Race Is A Dead Heat

Terry McAuliffe – An “uninformed and superficial” drunkard who is winging it

There has been a lot of to and fro this week over the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Tech PAC endorsement of Ken Cuccinelli in the governor’s race as well as the behind the scenes machinations to try and rescind or blunt its impact.  Apparently, Terry McAuliffe & Friends’ bullying tactics didn’t sit well with members … More Terry McAuliffe – An “uninformed and superficial” drunkard who is winging it

TX Gov. Perry Makes Pitch For MD Businesses To Move; VA Is MIA

TX Gov. Rick Perry is running ads in a number of high tax states telling businesses located there that when they’re finally fed up with the taxes and regulations strangling their companies they should up and move to Texas.  The latest state to be targeted is neighboring Maryland. “When you grow tired of Maryland taxes … More TX Gov. Perry Makes Pitch For MD Businesses To Move; VA Is MIA

Realtors’ PAC Tips Terry’s Hand on Bi-County Parkway

The Virginia Association of Realtors PAC would not have endorsed Terry McAuliffe if they weren’t certain that he will support the controversial Bi-County Parkway (a.k.a. the Developers Highway) through Manassas Battlefield that will open up a lot of land, particularly in Loudoun County, that has been bought up by residential developers. Anyone who doubts that … More Realtors’ PAC Tips Terry’s Hand on Bi-County Parkway

McAuliffe for Gov., DPVA and GreenTech’s Incestuous Relationship

Watchdog.org has connected the dots between Terry McAuliffe’s gubernatorial campaign, his car company known as GreenTech that is now the focus of an SEC probe, and the Democratic Party of Virginia.  The latest in this parade is Virtucon’s old pal Levar “Slasher” Stoney that we have been chronicling since 2010. What is news here is … More McAuliffe for Gov., DPVA and GreenTech’s Incestuous Relationship

Good News for Cuccinelli from the QPac Poll

A Quinnipiac University poll out earlier this week showed Terry McAuliffe leading Ken Cuccinelli by 6 points among likely voters, 48-42.  Scratch a little deeper than that, though, and you find some pretty good news for Cuccinelli. Cuccinelli LEADS among independent voters, 44-42. Cuccinelli LEADS on honesty and trustworthiness, 42-39. Cuccinelli LEADS on having the … More Good News for Cuccinelli from the QPac Poll

Boyd Marcus Endorses McAuliffe, Threatens To Advise Him

GOP consultant / big crybaby Boyd Marcus has announced he is endorsing Democrat Terry McAuliffe for governor and will advise his campaign. T-Mac would be wise to say “thanks, but no thanks” given Marcus’ recent track record — Bill Bolling 2013 and George Allen 2012 just to name a few. If Marcus thinks he’ll earn … More Boyd Marcus Endorses McAuliffe, Threatens To Advise Him