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For more competitive races, candidates challenging senators or running in an open seat typically announce their campaigns an average of 12 to 16 months out from election Day, according to campaign announcement data compiled by Roll Call. Those ...
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb on Tuesday declined to accept a 2017 Distinguished Graduate Award from the Naval Academy Alumni Association.

Warner, who was invited to the Burr luncheon but could not attend because of a prior commitment, finds himself in the thick of an issue far removed from those on which he built his political career - first as a governor and, now, as a senator. Among ...
by Tumbler / December 16, 2006 / Leave a comment ... Jim Webb, Ronald Reagan's old navy secretary, who at the time of writing looked to have defeated George Allen in Virginia's knife-edge senatorial race, is just the most obvious example. ... This was ...
Former Senator Jim Webb declined Tuesday to accept an award as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, citing pressure from a "small but vociferous group" of female alumni who are angry about past statements he made that women aren't ...
But even as Virginia has continued to revere its "regal and exotic princess of America who aided and befriended the English colonists," in the words of a 2006 General Assembly resolution, her legacy has troubled many Native Americans and their allies ...

For those who don't know, in the 2006 "macaca controversy" Virginia native S.R. Sidarth, a college student and volunteer for Democratic Senate candidate Jim Webb changed history when he recorded Webb's opponent George Allen singling him out with a ...
But even as Virginia has continued to revere its "regal and exotic princess of America who aided and befriended the English colonists," in the words of a 2006 General Assembly resolution, her legacy has troubled many Native Americans and their allies ...
For those who don't know, in the 2006 "macaca controversy" Virginia native S.R. Sidarth, a college student and volunteer for Democratic Senate candidate Jim Webb changed history when he recorded Webb's opponent George Allen singling him out with a ...
Former Senator and Presidential candidate Jim Webb commented on the current state of the Democratic party on Sunday, and his views are likely to serve as a harsh reality check for some Democrats.
"Her job, if not the most important job, is one of the most important jobs in Democratic politics right now," Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia said. Thirty-eight states ... In 2006, Pearson was campaign director for the Democratic party of ...
This parade of celebrity candidates began in 1976 when Democrats fielded retired Admiral Elmo Zumwalt in a doomed run for the U.S.
That's our reaction to the news that conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham is thinking about seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S.
Former Virginia Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb said Friday that President-elect Trump's inauguration creates the opportunity to "reset" the national discussion on race, including addressing the issue of "reverse discrimination ...
Gillespie also served candidate George W. Bush as his senior communication advisor and as a spokesman for the Bush campaign during the vote recount in Florida. Gillespie's political foray into ... He also served as a spokesman for defeated Virginia ...
What's the right relationship between the DNC and the congressional party fundraising committees, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee (DSCC)?. As DNC chair, you are an elected independent ...
Senator Webb, in 2006 you called affirmative action state-sponsored racism. In 2010 you wrote an op-ed .... On the contrary, it is more expressive of a particular group's goals and intentions than it is effective at persuading broader swaths of the ...

2006: Actress Jane Wyatt, perhaps best remembered as Margaret Anderson, the mother on 'Father Knows Best,' died in Los Angeles at age 96.
He said votes from abroad played a key role in the election of two Democrats to the U.S. Senate: Virginian Jim Webb, who won by 9,329 votes in 2006, and Minnesotan Al Franken, who won by 312 votes in 2008. In the 2012 reelection of President Obama, 606 ...
Former Virginia Gov. and U.S. Sen. George Allen said he helped coach Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence for his debate against Democrat Tim Kaine, who debated Allen four years ago. In an interview this week with radio host Rita Cosby of ...
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, listens as Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Thursday, July 14, 2016.
In addition, a number of close Senate and House contests over the past decade were won by margins smaller than the number of overseas ballots received, including those won by Sen. Jim Webb in Virginia in 2006 - when Democrats wrested control of the ...
In addition, a number of close Senate and House contests over the past decade were won by margins smaller than the number of overseas ballots received, including those won by Sen. Jim Webb in Virginia in 2006 - when Democrats wrested control of the ...
After a helpful hint from his vice presidential pick, Bill Weld - once nominated to be ambassador to Mexico - Johnson clarified who he was thinking of: Vicente Fox, Mexico's president from 2000 to 2006. The pair were appearing at a town hall at the ...
Lawrence said he's concerned that both candidates give lip service to veterans on the campaign trail. "I think what's important is ... Sheldon Hirschurber, 31, an army vet who lives in Fort Myers, Florida, and served two combat tours in Afghanistan ...
Last summer, he attacked Sen. John McCain, saying the Arizona Republican was "not a war hero" because he had been captured in Vietnam.
Last summer, he attacked Sen. John McCain, saying the Arizona Republican was "not a war hero" because he had been captured in Vietnam.
Four years later, Watson won Austin's Texas Senate seat in 2006, and has been easily re-elected since. Virginia limits its governors to a ... When Virginia U.S. Sen. Jim Webb decided not to seek re-election in 2012, Kaine was urged by Democrats ...
Cruz launched his campaign March 23, 2015, at Liberty University in Virginia but dropped out on May 3, 2016, after losing Indiana and concluding that he had no path to the nomination.
I fought in Afghanistan and Iraq as a Marine infantryman between 2002 and 2006. From 2011 to 2013, I worked for a Republican U.S.
Republican Southern District Boone County Commission candidate James Pounds, second from left, speaks at a July 12 League of women Voters forum at the Columbia Public Library as fellow candidates, from left, Matt Cavanaugh, Fred Parry, Sid Sullivan, ...
... Senatorial debate against George Allen on Thursday, September 20, 2012, in McLean, VA. The former Virginia governor Kaine is in a heated run against Allen, another former Virginia governor, for the US Senate seat being vacated by Senator Jim Webb.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrive together at a ... Kaine was elected the state's Lt.
In a packed arena, Kaine -- iwith an 'aw shucks' delivery -- repeatedly defended Clinton's character, offering a preview of one of the arguments he is expected to repeatedly make on the campaign trail throughout the general election: You can trust her ...
Hillary Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of ... "You could sit next to him on a cross-country flight, and he would never tell you that he was a Virginia governor or a U.S.
... to run for the open seat vacated by former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, a Democrat who retired in 2012. A reluctant candidate, Kaine nonetheless defeated George Allen, the former Republican governor and one-time senator, by 6 points in the general election.
Kaine's latest race - for Senate - was a rout of George Allen, who was attempting a comeback from his "macaca" moment under hostile conditions: the high-turnout 2012 election in which Barack Obama would hold Virginia and Kaine would run ahead of the ...
Senate members of the hearings, led by Virginia's Jim Webb, cautioned not casting a negative light on 'Big PhaRMA' among the largest donors to political campaigns. The 1960's public image of the heroin-addicted returning Vietnam War soldier that ...
(This had been the infamous threat of General Curtis LeMay, architect of the massive bombing campaign against North Vietnam starting in 1965.
"It happens all the time,'' Derrick's campaign manager Drew Prestridge said of tracking in general. The tactic in recent weeks ... Oliva was referring to remarks that former Virginia GOP Congressman George Allen made in his 2006 campaign for the U.S ...
Tim Kaine was first introduced to the US shortly after he became governor of Virginia, when he was chosen to give the Democratic party's rebuttal to President Bush's State of the Union (SOTU) in 2006. The speech was given at a time ... But the ...
Criticized for attacking the Hispanic heritage of the federal judge hearing giant lawsuits alleging fraud by Trump's now-defunct real estate-training company, the bombastic, bouffanted billionaire mocked one of his more acerbic Democratic tormentors ...
It's going to be Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton. This is exactly what everyone expected 18 months ago when we started this cheat sheet, right?
In 2006, after the Democrats took control of Congress, I delivered a commentary noting that a battle for the soul of the Democratic party was brewing.
Why, it's none other than our friend Jim Webb, the former Virginia Senator and onetime 2016 candidate himself. After unceremoniously ending his own presidential bid last year, Webb told MSNBC that he "wouldn't vote for Hillary Clinton" if she wins the ...
It should be required reading for anyone planning to take part in the fall campaign or cover it. Tom Wolfe, in his 2006 Jefferson Lecture, says that undiluted Jacksonianism is to be found in what he calls Good Ol' Boys, who "are mainly but by no means ...
For those of you who are regular Blue Virginia readers, you know that we're huge fans of State Senator Donald McEachin (D), one of the most progressive and pro-environmental Democrats in Virginia.
Jim Webb is a veteran, a former senator from Virginia, and the screenwriter of the 2000 Samuel L. Jackson film Rules of Engagement.
... on display last weekend at the annual Democratic party banquet in Northern Virginia's million-strong Fairfax County, just across the Potomac from the nation's capital, is any indicator, then the Democrats are primed for an explosive outburst of ...
Nonetheless, when the results of the Indiana primary came in on May 3, Trump was on top, and Senator Ted Cruz had dropped out of the race, concluding he couldn't win.


 

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