The Virginia gubernatorial race hasn’t attracted the attention of many people beyond the media, which is starved for a political race to cover in 2013. Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II and Democratic mega-fundraiser Terry McAuliffe both have high negative … Continue reading ?
On Tuesday, a task force commissioned by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli found no legal basis for either the governor or the general assembly to automatically restore the voting rights of former convicted felons, but the governor found a way to do it anyway, Colorlines' Brentin Mock reports. Gov. Show More Summary
Terry McAuliffe, a Democratic operative embroiled in a tight race to become Virginia's next governor, knows a thing or two about conservatives like his Republican opponent, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. That's in part because his older brother, Joseph McAuliffe, spent two decades as a Republican activist who worked for evangelical leader Pat Robertson's presidential [...]
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R), the Republican nominee for governor, endorsed his newly-nominated running mate, Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr., but refused to say whether he agreed with Jackson’s myriad controversial comments. Cuccinelli told a crowd in Abingdon, VA on Monday that he wants Jackson, as Lt. Governor, breaking ties in the currently split [...]
The Virginia Republican Party was already taking a risk, dumping a gubernatorial primary election in favor of a convention, in order to assure the ideologically emphatic Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II the nomination. Then on Saturday, a small turnout of … Continue reading ?
At its nominating convention Saturday, the Republican Party of Virginia selected three candidates for the November 2013 statewide elections. Their selections — Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II for governor, Bishop E.W. Jackson for lieutenant governor, and State Senator Mark Obenshain for attorney general — represent three of the most vocally anti-LGBT figures in the history [...]
This weekend the Virginia Republican Party officially nominated vicious anti-gay activist E.W. Jackson to be Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's running mate in the November gubernatorial race. Today Right Wing Watch posted a recap of statements by Jackson, many of which have appeared here on JMG over the last two years. Show More Summary
New Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) replies have exposed more misdeeds by Professor Edward Wegman and Yasmin Said at George Mason University (GMU), closely involved with the Kochs, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and many others known for attacks on climate science. Show More Summary
On Saturday, VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli formally accepted the GOP nomination for Governor at the party convention in Richmond. Cuccinelli will face Democrat fundraiser Terry McAuliffe in the November election, the premier political contest of 2013. Show More Summary
Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate and current attorney general Ken Cuccinelli loooves telling women how to take care of their bodies; it's as if he wishes he could be with us at the doctor's office and in the bedroom 24/7. Now you can show your friends what life would be like if Ken Cuccinelli was really everywhere by inserting him into your photos. Read more...
I’ve been tough on Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s gubernatorial campaign, primarily because it has been contentless. In the absence of any positive image he leaves himself open to attacks that he is ideological extreme. But he’s kept challenger Terry McAuliffe … Continue reading ?
mou-ikkai/Flickr I argued yesterday that Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli—the Virginia GOP’s right-wing nominee for governor—is likely to win the state’s gubernatorial election, for reasons of turnout. Barring a strong mobilization effort...Show More Summary
It’s still early yet, but at the last count, state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and former DNC chairman Terry McAuliffe...
In Virginia’s hotly-contested gubernatorial race between former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Cucinnelli has now jumped to a 10 point lead among likely voters. The Washington...Show More Summary
The Washington Post put a poll it doesn’t like on the front of Sunday’s paper: Six months before Election Day in the Virginia gubernatorial race, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli “has a slender 46 to 41 percent edge over [Terry] McAuliffe...Show More Summary
In this year’s Virginia governor’s race, both party nominees are airing warm ads about family right now. GOP Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has been accused of lacking warmth. But that’s nothing next to what Buzzfeed dug up in former DNC chair Terry McAuliffe’s 2007 memoir “What A Party!” Andrew Kaczynski offered a story where McAuliffe [...]
In this year's Virginia governor’s race, both party nominees are airing warm ads about family right now. GOP Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has been accused of lacking warmth. But that’s nothing next to what Buzzfeed dug up in former...Show More Summary
I’m going to quote Matthew Clark of Bearing Drift here, because he set up the situation pretty straightforwardly: Virginia, with the support of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, has enacted some of the most stringent health requirements for abortion clinics in the country. Show More Summary
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, left, and former DNC chair Terry McAuliffe, right, are vying for Virginia governor, while Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, center, who declined to run, has defended McAuliffe against some of Cuccinelli's attacks. Photos courtesy of Cuccinelli,...
By Richard K. Barry Who: Ken Cuccinelli campaign for governor Where: Virginia What's going on: Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II has an awful record on social issues (think trying to stop prohibitions on gay discrimination at state schools, mandatory ultrasounds, etc.). Show More Summary