“Post-Constitution Day” for Tim Kaine and the Senate Democrats
If September 17th was Constitution Day, then the 18th must have been Post-Constitution Day, right?
Generally I’ve critical of conservative thinkers, such as Mark Levin, when they say we now live in a post-Constitutional order. I just don’t …
Virginia’s Long Tradition of Expensive Gifts to Governors
It’s bothersome when an elected official accepts an expensive gift from a donor or person who has business before the state or federal government; even when there’s no explicit quid pro quo, there’s the nagging sense that …
Debt Increases Nearly $49K Per Second Under Obama
In the middle of verifying a Tim Kaine accusation against George Allen in the Virginia Senate race, PolitiFact offers a jaw dropping figure that any critic of Obama would find useful:
So, the real period of influence Allen had on …
A Tale of Two Governors, Two States, and Two Parties
This morning the Republican Governors Association is chuckling over the newest sharp contrast between their chairman and the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association (and governor of a neighboring state).
Just days after Virginia governor Bob McDonnell announced a $544 million …
Poll: Obama’s Approval Rating in Virginia Now 34%
I’ll admit, I figured that most polling, examining a potential Virginia Senate race matchup between the GOP’s former governor and Sen. George Allen and Democrats’ former Gov. Tim Kaine would show a close race.
But at least one …
Class Hears Tim Kaine Is Running For Senate?
Score one for the frustrated girlfriend: There is now a report that former Virginia governor Tim Kaine has told his University of Richmond class that he is a candidate for U.S. Senate.
The Frustrated Girlfriend Theory of Political Decision Making
A few weeks ago, I correctly predicted that Sen. Jim Webb, Democrat of Virginia, would not run for reelection. While I pointed to a couple of different pieces of evidence — low fund-raising, Webb’s initial goals when running for …
Perriello: No, No, After You, Tim.
Looks like Virginia Democrats have their Senate candidate pecking order: First former governor Tim Kaine, then former congressman Tom Perriello.
Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D) said Wednesday that he would “consider” running to succeed retiring Virginia Sen. James …
As Predicted, Jim Webb Won’t Run for Reelection in 2012
I don’t want to say “see, I told you so” . . .
Virginia Senator Jim Webb plans to announce today that he won’t seek reelection, a senior Senate source said.
. . . but see, I did tell you so:
“Call me crazy, …
Hey, Tim, ‘Nothing’ Beats ‘Harm’ Any Day of the Week
DNC CHAIRMAN TIM KAINE’s speech at Penn today (before he scoots back to NYC to tape “The Daily Show,” followed by Vice President Biden on “Colbert”): “President Harry Truman had a phrase for …
If our president keeps flouting the Separation of P’s,
just what should a good D say?
Say little, say nothing, or cheerfully reply,
Jonathan Chait writes a piece titled “Obama’s Immigration Plan Should Scare Liberals, Too.” He …
Did the Post Forget Who Was Virginia’s Governor in 2008?
The University of Virginia’s governing board of visitors suddenly dismissed university president Teresa Sullivan, a move that has generated a lot of confusion and anger on the campus. Sullivan had been in the position only two years, and it …
The NRSC Has a Feeling About Tim Kaine’s Feeling
Is Barack Obama a liability in Virginia, the swing state he’s traveling through today? The National Republican Senatorial Committee certainly thinks so, in this ad unveiled this morning:
Tim Kaine will have a tougher time separating himself from Obama …
Tim Kaine, Quickly Echoing Obama on NLRB
For weeks, the campaign of Republican Senate candidate George Allen has been trying to get their potential general-election opponent, former DNC Chair and Gov. Tim Kaine, to address the National Labor Relations Board decision barring Boeing from moving operations to …
Tim Kaine, Aiming for the Senate in 2012
As noted in the Corner, Tim Kaine is in.
Peter Hamby of CNN notices that the words “DNC” and “Obama” do not appear in the announcement video.
Pat Mullins, the chairman of the Republican party of Virginia, welcomes Kaine to …
NRSC Says Tim Kaine Is a Leader, Sort Of
The National Republican Senatorial Committee prepares the ground for a Tim Kaine senatorial bid, with a pretty funny web ad:
The expectation has been that Kaine would run since Webb announced his retirement last month. And yet, Kaine is, at …
Virginia GOP to Kaine: Welcome Back, Timmy
The Virginia Republican party welcomes back Tim Kaine, expecting that he will indeed run for that state’s Senate seat:
Is Tim Kaine’s Decision Coming Soon?
This little bit of news is likely to . . . er . . . well, I was going to say, “raise some eyebrows,” but maybe I should avoid that metaphor in references to Tim Kaine.
Former Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is expected to speak with …
Yes We Can? No, He Kaine Not
From the first Morning Jolt of 2011 . . .
The Kaine Monotony
Yesterday on CNN’s State of the Union, guest host Ed Henry pressed Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine on why President Obama had not successfully reduced the unemployment rate …
Tim Kaine: How Dare Anyone Criticize Michelle Obama’s Trip!
This morning, DNC chair Tim Kaine comes out swinging at those disgruntled by the first lady’s trip to Spain:
Democratic Party Chairman Tim Kaine is defending first lady Michelle Obama’s vacation trip to Spain, saying critics of her …