Steve Shannon’s campaign for attorney general released new TV and radio ads today. The two ads highlight today’s Washington Post editorial, titled “Mr. Cuccinelli’s Bigotry,” which says Ken Cuccinelli’s election would be “an embarrassment for the commonwealth”. In its editorial this morning, the Post blasted what it called Cuccinelli’s “bigotry,” adding that , “If he [...]
A new Washington Post poll out Monday night has Republican Bob McDonnell with a commanding 11-point lead over Democrat Creigh Deeds with a week and a day to go to the Nov. 3 election. The Post poll of likely voters has McDonnell at 55 percent and Deeds at 44 percent. The lead has grown two [...]
The Creigh Deeds campaign dismissed as “irresponsible” reporting in the AFP earlier this month that it was being criticized by senior Democrats in Virginia and D.C. for the way it was bungling its effort in the Virginia governor’s race. So now that the Washington Post has jumped on the bandwagon to say the same thing, [...]
Today the Deeds campaign released a new ad highlighting the Washington Post’s strong endorsement of Creigh Deeds for governor. The ad, “Longtime Champion,” highlights the Post’s selection of Deeds as “the better choice for governor,” calling Deeds “a longtime champion” of “enlightened, bipartisan” accomplishments. Link to this post!
PUSH: Creigh Deeds gets WaPo endorsement It could be the push that Deeds needed to get over the hump in the Virginia governor’s race. Deeds had crept to within two points of Republican Bob McDonnell in a September Rasmussen poll before falling behind by nine in Rasmussen and the Washington Post and 14 points in [...]
A Washington Post endorsement reversed Creigh Deeds’ fortunes in the ’09 Democratic Party primary. Can Deeds get another boost from another Post endorsement? “If the current campaign for governor has clarified anything, it is that state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, the Democratic nominee, has the good sense and political courage to maintain the forward-looking policies [...]
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 [...]