Webb, Warner Try to Block Mayport Carrier Move
Virginia Beach Hoteliers Want Video Poker
Vick Endorses Anti-Dog Fighting Legislation
Virginia has $311M Surplus, But Bond Rating on Watch List
McDonnell Furious
Kaine, Warner Disappointed
Part of Surplus to Aid Tornado Victims
Warner’s Gang of Six Back from the Brink
Hirschbiel Weighs Bid
Roanoke Tea Party Endorses Godsey Over Nutter
Entire Ct. of Appeals to Hear [...]

Senate Race Heats Up Early Over Debt Ceiling
Kaine Says Gay Couples Should Be Able to Adopt
Cantor Says Easing Regulatory Burden Would Help Economy
Cantor Won’t Get Involved in Redistricting
Warner, Webb Reject Senate Proposal to Open Virginia Coast to Offshire Drilling
Gang of Six At Impasse as Coburn Drops Out
Warner Disappointed but Not Discouraged
Veterans Group Names Webb Legislator [...]

Webb’s Statement
Obama Calls Webb
Webb Going, Dems Look to Kaine
Eyes Turn to Kaine
Webb’s Decision Scramble 2012 Senate Race
Webb’s Announcement Heats Up GOP Showdown
Real Clear Politics Ranks Virginia Iffy for Obama in 2012
Justice Hassell Dies at 55
Reactions to Hassell Passing
JFCOM Downsizing to be Complete by March, 2012
Rendell Says Dems Should Join GOP In Asking for Quick Supreme [...]

Hampton Roads’ Biggest Snowfall in 21 Years
McDonnell Plans a Bolder Second Year
McDonnell to Defend State’s Bond Rating
As Allen Mulls Senate Run, Conservatives Grumble about His Record
Radtke May Run for Senate
Boucher: 28 Yrs of Service in SWVA Politics
Politifact: Armstrong Says McDonnell Didn’t Consult on Transportation Plan
State Board of Ed Proposes Online Restrictions from Teachers to Students
Bill [...]

Radtke to Step Aside as Tea Party Chair as She Considers Senate Run
Davis Frontrunner as Hollywood’s Top Lobbyist?
Warner Wants Congress to Take Up Debt Commission’s Recommendations
Boucher Had $700K Left in Bank
Could Microsoft Have Save Boucher?
Hurt, Perriello Spent More than $6M
Wittman Elected Chair of Naval Academy Board of Visitors
Deeds Running for Reelection
VDOT Approves $1.1B in New [...]

It was an extremely slow political week, though our leading political figures all found something to be thankful for.
1. Mark Warner
Virginia’s junior senator may have been one of the few Democrats who didn’t mind the whipping his party took at the beginning of the month. Warner could well be thankful for a divided national government. [...]

1. The Early Warning Signal That the Democrats
Didn’t heed was Bob McDonnell’s 2009 election. Three trends evident in McDonnell’s landslide victory- the reversal of the enthusiasm gap, the abandonment of the Democratic Party by independents, and the nationalization of a state level election- go a long way toward explaining ¬†what happened on Tuesday. Republicans were [...]

Cantor Encouraged by Tax Talk
Are Rural Democrats an Endangered Species?
Perriello as Democratic “Martyr”
Fairfax GOP Chief Questions Totals in Connnolly-Fimian Race
Broadcast Networks Lag behind FOX on Election Night
Stafford Growth Debated at Polls
Caroline School Board Winner Facing Challenge
McDonnell Would Consider Liquor Referendum
President Helped Boost Turnout
Dems Seek Legal Advice on Possible Moran Leadership Bid
Lobbying Law Expert Says Virginia [...]

McDonnell Surprised by Griffith Victory
Griffith Slogan Helped Him Defeat Boucher
Hurt Discusses Transition, Perriello Thanks Supporters
What’s Next for Perriello?
Counting Continues in Connolly-Fimian
Questions from the 2010 Results
Griffith, Hurt Seats Need to Be Filled
Stanley to Run for Hurt Seat
Habeeb Considering Run for Griffith Seat
Rousselot Announces for Dem Party Chair
Rainy Day Amendment Barely Passes
Elections Brings New Voices to Military [...]

Cantor Takes Aim at Obama Initiatives
Cantor Lays Out 22 Page Game Plan
Cantor Wants Cuts Everywhere
Cantor Making Calls to Every GOP Lawmaker
Rigell Says to Reform Congress, Starting with Members’ Perks
Analysis Reveals Griffith Cap and Trade Strategy Worked
Anatomy of Griffith Upset
Did Democrats Go Fishing in the 9th
Griffith Says Tazewell Was Key Breakthrough
Hurt Begins Transition, Family to Stay [...]