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Kaine ‘likely’ to run for Senate

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine told students at the University of Richmond he is “increasingly likely” to run for Senate, but has yet to make a final decision. Kaine made the comments to graduate students in the government class … Continue reading

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DNC Statement on Kaine Senate Rumor

I just got the following statement from Brad Woodhouse, the DNC’s communications director, addressing a rumor that Tim Kaine told his University of Richmond class this morning that he is running for Senate. I’ll have much more context on all … 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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Bell: “A Grotesque Miscarriage of Justice”

Del. Rob Bell (R-Albemarle) wants his fellow lawmakers to sign onto a letter, urging the federal government to halt the transfer of a convicted murder out of Virginia. At issue is the case of Jens Soering, convicted of the 1985 … Continue reading

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McDonnell to Deliver GOP Response

Gov. Bob McDonnell will deliver the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech next week. McDonnell’s office made the announcement Thursday, after word leaked to the national press. The governor is viewed as a rising star … Continue reading

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House Rejects Income Tax Hike

As expected, the Virginia House of Delegates voted Thursday to reject a plan to do away with the state’s car tax relief program and replace it with an income tax hike. After about 45 minutes of spirited debate, lawmakers unanimously … Continue reading

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Full House to Take Up Tax Hike

A House committee this afternoon voted to send former Gov. Tim Kaine’s (D) tax increase proposal to the full body — forcing every lawmaker to say ‘aye’ or ‘no’ to the proposal. The 13-2 vote by the House Rules Committee … Continue reading

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