Articles Tagged 'Ken Cuccinelli'
Tea party bitter with GOP over governor races, says Ken Cuccinelli was robbed
Tea partyers rejected the notion Wednesday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will make inroads with the grass-roots movement after his landslide re-election win, saying… READ MORE
McAuliffe narrowly defeats Cuccinelli in Virginia, ObamaCare troubles loom over vote
Democrat Terry McAuliffe won the Virginia governor’s race on Tuesday, in a surprisingly close victory over Republican rival Ken Cuccinelli — who was heavily outspent… READ MORE
Cuccinelli, McAuliffe call on respective party stars ahead of Tuesday’s election
WINCHESTER, Va. – Eyes around the nation will turn to the Virginia gubernatorial race Tuesday as the contentious electoral battle between Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe comes to an end, capping one of the biggest races in the 2013 election cycle.
The final day of campaigning in the Virginia gubernatorial race marked the candidates’ decidedly vast differences in… READ MORE
Cuccinelli casts Virginia election as referendum on Obamacare
WOODBRIDGE — Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli got a boost from two midwestern Republican heavyweights Saturday as he tried to spur his voters to the polls by casting Tuesday’s gubernatorial election as a referendum on President Obama’s health care overhaul.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, who grew up in Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stumped for Mr. Cuccinelli Saturday… READ MORE
McAuliffe poll shock: Democrat up by only 4 points in Virginia governor’s race
Democrat Terry McAuliffe leads Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II by 4 points in the Virginia governor’s race, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday — a considerably narrower margin than other recent public polling has shown.
The businessman and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee leads Mr. Cuccinelli, the state’s attorney general, 45 percent to 41 percent, the poll… READ MORE
Bloomberg’s anti-gun group to drop $1.1 million for McAuliffe: report
Independence USA PAC, the pro-gun control group affiliated with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is spending $1.1 million on advertisements supporting Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final two weeks of his race to become Virginia’s next governor against Republican Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II.
Politico reported that the ads in the D.C. area market will begin Tuesday and… READ MORE
Cuccinelli: Implementation of Obamacare a ‘national embarrassment’
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II said Saturday in the weekly GOP address that the rollout of President Obama’s health care overhaul has been a “national embarrassment” and lambasted the law itself as an affront to liberty and “the hallmark of a federal government that has lost its way.”
Mr. Cuccinelli, who is running to be Virginia’s next governor… READ MORE
Cuccinelli certain he can prevail after a Virginia campaign filled with ‘lying’
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II on Thursday staked out strong libertarian positions on police surveillance and embraced populist ideas to streamline major parts of state government as he tries to rally Republicans and close a gap in the polls heading into the final weeks of Virginia’s gubernatorial campaign.
Mr. Cuccinelli, in a wide-ranging interview with editors and reporters… READ MORE
Ted Cruz wades into Virginia race as battle of VP surrogates rises
With less than five weeks until Election Day, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II are lining up high-profile help to raise money and rally their supporters.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton held a fundraiser at her D.C. home this week for Mr. McAuliffe, a chief moneyman for President Clinton during the 1990s, while Sen. Marco… READ MORE
Virginians donâ€™t like their candidates for governor
More Virginia voters by a wide margin say they will vote for gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe or Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II than say they like them, according to poll results released Wednesday amid an uncharacteristically toxic campaign.
Mr. McAuliffe, a former Democratic National Committee chairman, claimed a 48 percent to 42 percent lead over Mr. Cuccinelli, the stateâ€™s Republican attorney… READ MORE