Virginia

Bob McDonnell's Big Fat Dietary-Supplement Wedding
The governor can kiss his 2016 hopes goodbye
April 09, 2013

The governor can kiss his 2016 hopes goodbye.

The Battle for the GOP's Soul Is Being Waged in Virginia
If Bob McDonnell isn't a conservative, then what hope do Republicans have of rebounding?
February 28, 2013

If Bob McDonnell isn't a conservative, then what hope do Republicans have of rebounding?

Cancel the Sequester—or Virginia Gets It!
February 22, 2013

Republicans on Capitol Hill say the sequester wouldn't cost jobs. Republican governors aren't able to be so bold. Especially not the GOP governor of Virginia.

John Calhoun is Alive and Well in Virginia
The GOP's desperate attempt to thwart the majority
January 26, 2013

Unable to hold onto a majority rule in American politics, Republicans want the minority to rule—even if it means changing Electoral College rules in swing states.

The Virginia GOP's Self-Defeating Power Grab
January 25, 2013

Sure, the election-law switcheroo sneakily engineered by Virginia Republicans was a dastardly political power grab. But it might not actually help them get what they want. 

Disinaugural Blues
January 23, 2013

Libertarian protesters made a pretty big splash during the Obama years. But not on Inauguration Day.

Obama Doesn't Need an Assault Weapons Ban
January 16, 2013

The previous ban was ineffective, so liberals shouldn't insist upon it.

Obama Doesn't Need an Assault Weapon Ban
January 16, 2013

The previous ban was ineffective, so liberals shouldn't insist upon it.

How One Woman Made Budget Scolding Chic
December 21, 2012

IN SEPTEMBER of 2011, a fortyish budget connoisseur named Maya MacGuineas was feeling demoralized. She couldn’t believe that Congress and the president had nearly let the country default on its debt rather than reach a major deficit-cutting deal the previous summer. So she did what she had become unofficially famous for in the wonk circles of Washington: She threw a glamorous dinner party. MacGuineas’s friend, Virginia Senator Mark Warner, agreed to open his Alexandria estate to a coterie of bold-faced names.

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