Conservative Groups Launch Anti-Obama Ads
Hampton Roads Congressmen Chide Warner and Webb Over Carrier Moves
McDonnell Not Interested in Reviving Virginia Climate Panel
McDonnell, Cuccinelli Fly to Vail for Koch Bothers Seminar
Dems Gather at the Homestead
Redistricting Has Some Legislators Househunting
Martin, Houck Running
Thomas Running Against Ruff
Virginia Conservators Police Powers Raise Questions in D.C. Area
Backup on Way for State Troopers
New [...]

Cantor Blasts Gingrich for “Misspeak”
Kaine Hits Allen on Debt Ceiling
Kaine, Warner Rally Faithful
Virginia Will Appeal FEMA Denial
Griffith on FEMA Appeal
Hurt on FEMA Appeal
Blackburn Suit Against ODU Claims Wrongful Firing
International Paper to Repurpose Franklin Mill
Hurt Pushes Domestic Oil Exploration
Rigell Stands By GOP Budget Plan
Claudia Tucker Announces State Senate Bid
Cuccinelli Hires Dating Columnist
Beach Councilman Says Refund $800K [...]

McDonnell Discusses Trade with South Korean President
Warner Sounds Alarm on Debt Crisis
Warner Delivers Letters of Support for SEALS to Navy
State Hopes to Reach Settlement Over Care for Disabled
State Officials Say Charity Review Just Beginning
McAuliffe’s Green America
Cleaveland Will Not Seek Reelection
Richmond Council Gets New Redistricting Plan
Bulova Announces Reelection Bid
NC Legislators Want Uranium Study
5 Women Say Beach [...]

Virginia Jobless Rate Declines to 6.3%
Kaine, Most Dems to Skip Obama Visit
Kaine Talks Debt, Budget Bickering
Kaine Further Explains Soering Transfer Effort
McDonnell Begins Teacher Merit Pay Plan
McDonnell, Parties Raise Millions for Fall Campaign
Court Reinstates Virginia Mental Health Lawsuit
Cuccinelli Elaborates on Ruling about State Funding for Nonprofits
Cuccinelli Hopeful Health Care Case Will be Considered
Warner Makes Case for [...]

Republicans Hit Kaine After Obama Speech
Long Shot Alternative to Kaine
Dueling Congressional Maps
CNU Report Says New Legislative Districts Would be Worse Than Old
Senate Dems Respond to Prince William County and NAACP Redistricting Attack
Civil Rights Group Says Proposed Prince William Magisterial Boundaries Would Dilute Minority Voice
Gay Groups Press McDonnell on Regs for Adoption, Fostering
Cuccinelli Says Adoptions Regs [...]

Warner, Chambliss Offer Package to Reduce Debt
A Rare, Bipartisan Call to Share Budget Pain
Cuccinelli Political Operation Plans Major Senate Effort
Consumer Groups Hit Saslaw Over Car Title Lending
Bay Foundation Says Goodlatte Bill Would Lose $300M in Funding fron Cleanup
Ticer Endorses Garvey as Replacement
Hampton Special Election Tuesday, Helsel Only Candidate
Terry McAuliffe Visits Roanoke City Council
McAuliffe Visits Danville [...]

Texas Poised to Pass Bill Allowing Guns on Campus, Supporters Cite Virginia Tech
JJ Crowd Urges Kaine to Run
Kaine to Huddle with Former Staffers
O’Malley’s JJ Remarks
McDonnell Response to O’Malley
Perriello Kicked Out of Egypt
Webb Isn’t Running But Won’t Stop Moving
House-Senate Budgets Far Apart on K-12
Golf Cart Bills Move Through Assembly
McDonnell Dedicates Ag Complex
Military in Hampton Roads Feeds [...]

1. The Kaine Preference
The Democratic Party establishment made it clear at the JJ dinner last might that Tim Kaine is its first choice for a Senate nominee to replace Jim Webb. Speaker after speaker expressed their perference for the former Governor openly and directly. And while Kaine told an interviewer just a few weeks ago [...]

Obama Says Kaine Would be Great Senator
Kaine Won’t Announce Intention This Weekend
Elleithee Says 5 Dems Could Win
Would Perriello Be Better for Obama?
Allen Best Be Wary of Grassroots
McDonnell Helps Cantor Raise Money
Ticer to Retire
Evans Announces Run Against Reynolds to Tea Party
Senators Brawl Over Ploy to Kill Hotel Occupancy Tax
Antiabortion Bills Fail in Senate Committee
Roanoke Labor Day [...]

1. Give Me Another Serving of Those Peas
That’s what almost every Republican seems to be asking for today.
Until recently,  a deficit-reducing, program cutting, eat your peas brand of politics never gained much political traction save for a few pundits who didn’t have to explain to constituents why their services were being cut.
The GOP believes that [...]