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Former Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore joins Scott Walker Virginia campaign

Former Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore will serve as finance chairman of the Scott Walker Virginia presidential campaign.

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Chris Graham: Handicapping the Virginia governor race, other state races

It’s hard, really hard, to imagine Democrat Terry McAuliffe not winning the 2013 Virginia governor’s race, and by a relatively safe margin. McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chair, has a lead of at least six points in every legitimate poll taken of the race in the past week, with two polls putting his lead in the low- to mid-double digits.

The Pulse | Negative enough for ya?

Is the nine-point Bob McDonnell lead in Thursday’s Washington Post poll insurmountable? Yes and no. And the yes and no both hinge on one factor. Looking at the poll internals, one thing jumps out at me. More than half the voters surveyed, 56 percent, feel that Creigh Deeds is running a negative campaign. (As I […]

The Pulse | Kaine team needs to work on its media strategy

A long-time friend in the local media who covered the Tim Kaine visit to Staunton last week with me for the News Virginian felt, shall we say, slighted at the treatment accorded him by the Kaine traveling party, and called me to get my input on what had transpired. The media folks on hand, including […]

Virginia Politics: Virginia Beach lawmaker retires to take job with Richmond law firm

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Virginia Beach Republican Terrie Suit is resigning from her seat in the Virginia House of Delegates to take a job with the Richmond-based Williams Mullen. “As lifelong military family members, we felt strongly that we should get involved in the community where we lived, plant roots, and advocate on behalf of […]

The Top Story: Obama, McCain visiting Va.

The Top Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Barack Obama is not welcome in Southwest Virginia. That was the rather curious, to me, anyway, message today from the presidential campaign that has said that it will tone down the partisan rhetoric and even reach out across the aisle to welcome Democrats into its reform-minded administration if […]