Tag Archives: Bob McDonnell

McDonnell: No truce on social issues

Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) does not think elected officials ought to shy away from debates over polarizing social issues just because the conversations might be uncomfortable. In a wide-ranging interview, Gov. McDonnell said he disagrees with Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels’ … Continue reading

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Eleven for 2011

As the year draws to a close, we’re looking ahead to 2011, and the big stories that will drive Virginia politics. Here’s my list, in no particular order:

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McDonnell on Palin, Barbour and Others

Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) played a little game with Time’s Mark Halperin at the Republican Governors Association conference this week. Halperin would name a prominent politician (and likely presidential candidate), and the governor was supposed to give two adjectives to … Continue reading

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McDonnell Wants Changes at RNC

Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) says he’d like to see changes at the Republican National Committee, but he stopped short of explicitly calling for a new chairman. McDonnell, appearing on MSNBC from the Republican Governors Association conference in California, said he’s  … Continue reading

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Saslaw: ABC Plan DOA in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw (D-Fairfax) says Gov. Bob McDonnell’s (R) plan to privatize Virginia’s liquor stores will not win approval in the Senate. “I would say that right now it will not pass, nor is it even close, at … Continue reading

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McDonnell’s Money Committee Speech

After the jump, I’ve posted the entire text of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s (R) first speech to the legislature’s joint money committees, as prepared for delivery.

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McDonnell Talks Immigration

If you happened to be near a television this week, chances are you saw Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) or state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R). They’ve been making the rounds, talking up Virginia’s health care challenge, its newly-explained immigration policy … Continue reading

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