Tag: Ken Cuccinelli
Remember ol’ Jim Webb, Jim Gilmore, Eric Cantor, Ken Cuccinelli? Of course you do; you once voted them into public office.
Donald McEachin made the following remarks about the withdrawal of Ken Cuccinelli from consideration for the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia.
The State Senate is expected to vote today to appoint former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to a seat on the Virginia Supreme Court.
Attorney General Mark Herring and former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are the early favorites among their respective party bases looking ahead to the 2017 Virginia governor race.
Sen. Petersen, Del. Anderson propose limits on police data collection, regulation of license plate readers
For the 2015 General Assembly session, Senator Chap Petersen and Delegate Rich Anderson will introduce legislation to regulate License Plate Readers (LPRs) in the Commonwealth, specifically placing limitations on passive data collection and retention by police departments.
After leading in polls in the summer by as much as 25 points, Sen Mark Warner is up just seven points on Republican Ed Gillespie in a new poll out Friday from Christopher Newport University.
All year long, Mark Warner has been such a heavy favorite in his Senate re-election race that the race has barely been polled. And then things tightened up a bit, not to a point where the Democrat should be uncomfortable, but even so.
Robert Sarvis ran for governor in Virginia as the Libertarian Party nominee in 2013, and despite barely registering a peep in the discourse of the campaign with all the attention on Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli, he still received 6.5 percent of the statewide vote.
It’s a stretch to imagine the jury actually returning guilty verdicts against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on corruption charges involving loans and gifts that the McDonnells solicited from a Virginia businessman who has admitted that he saw his efforts to aid the First Couple as a way to boost his business fortunes.
Attorney General Herring filed an amicus brief in the case and Virginia delivered oral argument defending the right of low- and moderate-income Virginians to access thousands of dollars in assistance to make healthcare coverage more affordable.
The Senate Rules Committee voted Friday along party lines to defeat a bill that would have allowed members of the General Assembly to take the place of the attorney general in court. The bill was passed by indefinitely.
A poll released last week by Christopher Newport University has Democrat Mark Warner ahead of Republican Ed Gillespie by 2014 as the attention turns slowly toward the November U.S. Senate race.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring today changed Virginia’s legal position in Bostic v. Rainey, siding with the plaintiffs in the pending case challenging Virginia’s ban on marriage rights for same sex couples.
The Times-Dispatch in Richmond is reporting that House leaders have reached a deal on sweeping reforms to state ethics, transparency and disclosure laws.
“If [Governor-elect] Mr. McAuliffe thinks he can usurp powers of the legislature, he’s courting a divorce before the honeymoon… this is Virginia, not Washington.” That’s what I told the Charlottesville NBC affiliate recently when asked to comment about McAuliffe’s plan to extend special protections to certain classes of state employees.
The Virginia Court of Appeals on Friday found Johnathon Montgomery – convicted and imprisoned in 2009 for sex crimes he did not commit – actually innocent of those charges after his alleged victim recanted her testimony and was convicted of perjury in August.
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced today that his office has secured a projected $33 million in principal reductions and cash payments for Virginia customers of Ocwen Financial for its illegal mortgage servicing practices, including premature and unauthorized foreclosures and the use of false documents and affidavits, including “robo-signing.”
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will not run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Mark Warner. Cuccinelli broke the news in an unannounced speech at the Republican Advance in Hot Springs Saturday, according to a report in Politico.
AG’s office uses $245,000 taken from criminals to buy bulletproof vests for Virginia law enforcement
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli gave a grant of $245,000 to buy bulletproof vests for local Virginia law enforcers who do not currently have them. He presented the funds to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office to help establish a program to provide protective equipment to law enforcement agencies that are unable to afford them for their own officers.
Is U.S. Sen. Mark Warner vulnerable in his upcoming 2014 re-election race? A poll commissioned by a conservative website suggests he may be. The Washington Free Beacon poll found that Warner would defeat a generic Republican candidate by just five points, 50 percent to 45 percent.