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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Virginia GOP decides it'd be just fine with another Cuccinelli

23 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ken Cuccinelli delivering his concession speech Leading Off: • VA-Gov: Remember Ken Cuccinelli? Remember E.W. Jackson? Of course you do. They were the nut butters that Virginia Republicans put forth to run as a ticket for governor and...Show More Summary

DOJ Argues FISC Opinion Preferable To 2nd Circuit Opinion While Defending Ongoing, Unaltered Metadata Collection

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The Memorandum of Law the FISA Court ordered the DOJ to make public in response to Ken Cuccinelli/FreedomWorks' challenge to the immediate return of Section 215 "business as usual" following the expiration of the authority at the end of May. Show More Summary

FISA Court Asked To Shut Down Bulk Collection Of Phone Records During Transition To USA Freedom Act

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Lawyer Ken Cuccinelli -- who's representing Rand Paul in his lawsuit against the government for its domestic surveillance programs -- has filed a motion in opposition of the resumption of the Section 215 program with the FISA Court.Show More Summary

Conservative group paying Ken Cuccinelli’s campaign $85,000

A political group accused of misleading conservatives will pay tens of thousands of dollars to former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli under a settlement reached Thursday. Cuccinelli (R) accused Conservative StrikeForce PAC last fall of using his 2013 gubernatorial run to raise funds that were never delivered to the campaign. Show More Summary

Climate of Incivility

On April 23, 2010, the Attorney General of the state of Virginia, Ken Cuccinelli, initiated an investigation into the research of climate scientist Michael Mann. Mann is the creator of the so-called “hockey stick” graph, which used...Show More Summary

All Opinions Are Local: Ken Cuccinelli’s new direction

Is one-time conservative firebrand Ken Cuccinelli undergoing a makeover?The hard-line former Virginia attorney general who lost a bitter gubernatorial race to Democrat Terry McAuliffe in 2013 is now helping run an oyster farm and sounding...Show More Summary

Conservative group whines about establishment Republicans trying to fund Homeland Security

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Conservative Ken Cuccinelli upon hearing that Boehner wants to fund Homeland Security. The Senate Conservatives Fund, a tea-party aligned group, is really upset that some Republicans want to take a responsible approach to funding Homeland Security—namely, actually passing a bill that averts a shutdown for more than a week. Show More Summary

A rebirth of democracy in Virginia

By Ken Cuccinelli and Michael FarrisIt takes a fair amount of audacity for a pair of political bloggers to call a group of lawyers that includes professors from Princeton and Georgetown Law School, two former Supreme Court law clerks,...Show More Summary

Flunking Democracy 101 in Virginia

Former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli and a posse of supposed conservative constitutional scholars are hawking legal hokum about the U.S. Constitution.They want Virginia to join other states in exercising the commonwealth’s...Show More Summary

Irony Alert: Ken Cuccinelli’s New Business Will Not Survive Climate Change

What is the next step for a science-denying former politician? Launch a new business venture that will be utterly destroyed by human-caused climate in the coming decades. The post Irony Alert: Ken Cuccinelli’s New Business Will Not Survive Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ken Cuccinelli has an oyster farm. And the oysters are delicious.

I came late to oysters. For most of my life I was disgusted by the sight of a raw oyster. A jiggling blob of snot on a seashell didn’t seem like a smart thing to put in my mouth. The fact that they usually seemed to appear at bars alongside alcohol reinforced the idea that […]

McAuliffe’s ‘don’t rock the boat’ strategy

It’s been slightly more than a year since Terry McAuliffe won Virginia’s gubernatorial election. Newspaper polls gave him a seemingly safe lead over unpopular GOP nominee Ken Cuccinelli. The Democrat’s “don’t rock the boat” strategy down the stretch seemed the smart move.Read full article >>

Tea Party realizes new campaign finance rider is a Republican plot to weaken them

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

And then it dawned on Ken Cuccinelli: I'm not going to get any of this money. Congratulations, Dr. Brains. You cracked the code. Tea party activists are attacking a campaign finance rider in the $1.1 trillion spending bill that theyShow More Summary

Why Is Texas So Gung Ho to Execute This Delusional, Mentally Ill Man?

Almost no one wants to see Scott Panetti put to death. Conservatives such as Ron Paul and Ken Cuccinelli and evangelical leaders have spoken up on his behalf. The European Union has protested his pending execution, which is temporarily on hold thanks to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Show More Summary

Why the Virginia GOP chair matters

First, 2013 GOP gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli. Now, 2014 GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie. With a few notable exceptions for Cuccinelli, national Republican groups went publicly AWOL on the party’s last two standard-bearers. Why? As Thomas Jefferson famously pointed out, some things should be self-evident. Read full article >>

Duggar Family Doesn’t Want Gays Kissing On Their Facebook Page, Making Out With Cats And Godzilla Is OK Though

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

When they’re not busy breeding, 19 Kids and Counting reality star’s Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are actively voicing their disapproval of gay people. Last year, the couple endorsed sodomy-obsessed candidate Ken Cuccinelli for Virginia governor. Show More Summary

CNN’s L.Z. Granderson Literally Can’t Believe Ken Cuccinelli’s Claim About George Bush

9 months agoNews : Mediaite

A State of the Union discussion of whether President Barack Obama had morphed into former President George W. Bush pulled to the side of the road Sunday when former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli -- on to discuss foreign policy...Show More Summary

Ken Cuccinelli’s appalling behavior.

Ken Cuccinelli posted a highly offensive cartoon on his facebook page in which Hillary Clinton is depicted in a position where she is about to be beheaded by a caricature of a Middle Eastern terrorist. That was posted on the even of the anniversary of 9/11. You will know of Ken Cuccinelli as the anit-climate-science…

The IRS Scandal, Day 471

Washington Examiner op-ed: The Case for Impeaching Lois Lerner and Other Lawbreakers at the IRS, by Ken Cuccinelli & Mark Fitzgibbons: In April, the House Ways and Means Committee referred Lois Lerner to the Department of Justice for criminal prosecution. Nothing has come of it. Given the politicization and lawlessness...

A. Barton Hinkle on Cellphone Tracking

10 months agoNews : Reason

Back in December, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced a boatload of grants to local law-enforcement agencies, made possible by a multimillion-dollar Medicaid fraud settlement with Abbott Labs. Chesterfield received more...Show More Summary

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