7:42 AM, May 16, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Democrat Terry McAuliffe leads his Republican opponent, Ken Cuccinelli, in the latest poll of the 2013 gubernatorial race in Virginia. According to Quinnipiac, 43 percent of registered voters in the Old Dominion support McAuliffe, a businessman and former chairman of the Democratic party during from 2001 to 2005, while 38 percent support Cuccinelli, the state's attorney general.
Most recent polls have shown Cuccinelli with a lead, including a Washington Post poll of likely voters released last week showing the Republican ahead by 10 percentage points.
Plus, Democrats hit on abortion.8:09 AM, May 14, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Ahead of his official nomination this week as the GOP's candidate for governor of Virginia, state attorney general Ken Cuccinelli has a new ad outlining part of the Republican's economic plan.
"I have a plan to make Virginia an engine for job growth," Cuccinelli says in the 30-second spot. "It starts with ending tax loopholes and putting an end to special interest giveaways." He touts his proposal to lower tax rates for small business owners and middle-class families.
8:04 AM, May 6, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican attorney general Ken Cuccinelli leads Democratic opponent Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia governor's race by 10 points, according to a poll released Sunday by the Washington Post. Among likely voters in this November's election, 51 percent said they would support Cuccinelli, while 41 percent said they would support McAuliffe.
12:44 PM, Apr 26, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The first television ad from Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli features his wife, Teiro. In the ad, Mrs. Cuccinelli focuses on the softer side of the Republican attorney general's political career.
9:58 AM, Mar 14, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
In the first major address of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli presented the gathered activists with an unusual charge.
“Conservatives should lead the campaign to changing the culture of corrections in America,” said Cuccinelli. It was a strange line in the sand for the 2013 Republican gubernatorial candidate, who has reputation as a fiery, liberty-minded pol. But in listing his five priorities he would pursue as Virginia’s governor, Cuccinelli ended on this note of compassion.
12:01 PM, Nov 28, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican Bill Bolling, the two-term lieutenant governor of Virginia, has dropped out of the race for governor, CNN reports. Bolling was challenging Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for the Republican nomination. Here's more from CNN:
In Virginia and Missouri.12:00 PM, Aug 4, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
On the road to passing Obamacare, Democrats made it their business to dismiss the concerns of the majority of Americans who opposed the bill.
Virginia's attorney general on immigration enforcement.4:07 PM, Aug 3, 2010 • By ADAM J. WHITE
According to the Washington Examiner, Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli has issued a formal opinion recognizing that state and local law enforcement officers have authority to "inquire into the immigration status of persons stopped or arrested."
6:20 PM, Jun 3, 2010 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli has refused to file an amicus brief on behalf of the family of the Marine at whose funeral the Westboro Baptist Church protested--a brief that 48 other states' attorneys general have agreed to file. The Richmond Times-Dispatch has the story:
2:25 PM, Mar 1, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
This is great news, both in practice and symbolically. The new governor of Virginia aimed to save $40,000 from his transition budget, but managed to save the taxpayers $80,000 through a system of scrimping that taxpayers will no doubt appreciate during these tough times:
The grungy office space, used supplies and limited freshening of the official gubernatorial quarters paid off...
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