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 [...]
My friend Coy Barefoot at WINA-1070AM in Charlottesville wants me to talk about the Top 10 news stories of 2008 in Virginia government and politics on his radio show “Charlottesville-Right Now!” this afternoon. So here’s my stab at it, “Countdown”-style.