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Terry McAuliffe pulling away from Ken
Cuccinelli in Virginia governor´s race

Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/30/2013 1:34:12 PM

As the two candidates in Virginia´s governor´s race enter the final stretch this fall, it is starting to look like it´s Democrat Terry McAuliffe´s to lose. A Public Policy Polling survey of 500 likely voters just released has the former Democratic Party boss seven points up over GOP challenger Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. That´s a one point gain over a Quinnipiac University poll released last week and a three point gain over a similar PPP poll from last month. In the new PPP poll, 44 percent support McAuliffe, 37 percent Cuccinelli, 9 percent libertarian Robert Sarvis and 9 percent are

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Meanwhile, back at the ranch. We should not reward McAuliffe´s previous bad behavior and connections to the Clintons with a governorship. He should be buried under their pile of failing deeds and forgotten.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 8/30/2013 1:40:33 PM     (No. 9498612)

If Virgina voters are that stupid they deserve what they will get... That´s why only tax paying property owners should have the vote.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/30/2013 1:42:52 PM     (No. 9498617)

I guess the residents of VA admire a dirty dealer and wish to have a crook represent them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: avikingman, 8/30/2013 1:44:14 PM     (No. 9498618)

When you depend upon DC jobs, you vote ´RAT.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Susannah, 8/30/2013 1:44:30 PM     (No. 9498619)

Unfortunately, in Virginia a LOT of tax-paying property owners vote Democratic now. Limiting the vote to them won´t help matters much.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 8/30/2013 1:53:07 PM     (No. 9498627)

O.M.G. What´s WRONG with you people in Virginia?! How is this even POSSIBLE?!

Never mind..... I know.....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: melanie, 8/30/2013 1:57:24 PM     (No. 9498632)

Sad, bad times for the Old Dominion. If they think their current governor´s gift shenanigans are bad, wait until they empty Terry "The Clinton Bagman" McAwful´s closet.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/30/2013 2:05:09 PM     (No. 9498640)

And, another Poll released this as shows just the opposite with Cuccinelli ahead by approximately the same figures.
PPP is about as left as a pollster can get---

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jalo1951, 8/30/2013 2:07:41 PM     (No. 9498642)

A three day old toasted cheese sandwich would do a better job. If this loser can win then sadly hillary is a shoe-in.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: William1, 8/30/2013 2:13:26 PM     (No. 9498650)

If memory serves me right, I believe that PPP is some sort of ´Rat tool?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 8/30/2013 2:15:31 PM     (No. 9498652)

I live in Virginia and sense that the state is going permanently blue.

Ken Cuccinelli on of the state Attorneys General who led the legal fight against ObamaCare. All the polls show that clear majorities of Americans are opposed to, or are at least wary of, ObamaCare. So why isn´t Cuccinelli given credit for his work and have a leg up in this election?

Government workers, those in the nominally private sector who whose livelihoods depend on government, transplanted New Yorkers and the young people who ardently espouse social liberalism above all have effectively combined with the traditional Dem base to form an effective voting majority.

I don´t see how we recover. And in terms of 2016, I really can no longer see where the required 270 EV´s might come from.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Polecat49, 8/30/2013 2:16:24 PM     (No. 9498653)

Looks like zero and his running, yapping yellow dogs in the media have finally convinced Virginia that a known criminal is better than an honorable law abiding citizen.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/30/2013 2:23:04 PM     (No. 9498663)

"Pulling away" - - LOL!

There were just 500 people in the poll - - so the "7%" lead amounts to 35 persons in a state with over 8 million people.

The number of undecideds plus the margin of error is four times that "lead."

These poll reports are jokes.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: gam, 8/30/2013 2:50:14 PM     (No. 9498696)

As a resident of Virginia I am ashamed and distraught. The Global Crossing company is bankrupt, but not before former CEO Gary Winnick took out $734 million after selling his stock when the price was high.Winnick’s golfing pal, DNC chief Terry McAuliffe, made about $18 million on Global Crossing stock and sold shortly before its dissent.
McAuliffe was a young business hustler with a glad-handing, back-slapping, used car salesman style from the get-go. He got rich by investing $100,000 in Global Crossing, and cashing out millions. If the name Global Crossing doesn´t ring a bell, here´s the deal: it was a loathsome scam chartered in Bermuda that bought up a bunch of regional phone companies, forced employees to pack their retirement funds with company stock, squeezed every last nickel out of the companies, then froze employees´ pension funds while the executives cashed out all their stock days ahead of the collapse. Just exactly like Enron. The CEO walked away with hundreds of millions. The employees were raped, left penniless with their pensions destroyed. That´s how Terry got rich.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Daisymay, 8/30/2013 3:05:22 PM     (No. 9498714)

WHERE are the Republican Big Guns? Why aren´t they out campaigning for Cuccinelli? It is SO important to keep the Governorship of Va. Where is Palin, Cruz, Rubio and Paul? Why aren´t they holding rallys? Are the Republicans just rolling over and handing that Flim Flam Man, McAuliffe, the election?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 8/30/2013 3:25:29 PM     (No. 9498740)

Virgina shares the same affliction as Maryland: DC suburbs. Maryland´s disease, however, is terminal due to the chronic presence of Baltimore City.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JediJerry, 8/30/2013 3:25:58 PM     (No. 9498741)

Considering the Libertarians are really disgruntled Republicans, and the undecideds are unlikely to vote, Ken can win if he campaigns on conservative principles. Get back to basics, go door to door, get on the phone a rally every day in every major city and in all counties and get out the vote the old fashioned away, by working for it and most importantly by asking for it and then thanking them for it. Humility, gratitude and thankfulness from the heart goes a long way.
You have to stif emotions, stir patriotism, carry the flag and wave it proudly. Git´er done!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JediJerry, 8/30/2013 3:26:19 PM     (No. 9498742)

Considering the Libertarians are really disgruntled Republicans, and the undecideds are unlikely to vote, Ken can win if he campaigns on conservative principles. Get back to basics, go door to door, get on the phone a rally every day in every major city and in all counties and get out the vote the old fashioned away, by working for it and most importantly by asking for it and then thanking them for it. Humility, gratitude and thankfulness from the heart goes a long way.
You have to stir emotions, stir patriotism, carry the flag and wave it proudly. Git´er done!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/30/2013 3:28:50 PM     (No. 9498744)

Any poll anywhere that has a libertarian at more than 1% is probably not worth looking at.

Everyone imagining Virginia is turning blue has forgotten that this was a ONE PARTY STATE for more than century.

It wasn´t the Republican party either.

Did you guys know that the Republican party is such a new item in Virginia that I have personally known and worked with MOST of the founders who created it in Northern Virginia!

I didn´t move to Fairfax until there was somebody out here I could vote for!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: fhancock, 8/30/2013 3:40:59 PM     (No. 9498772)

This is an off year election...Obama is not running...turnout wins and WHY would McAulife generate a Big turnout...I stay optimistic

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Reply 20 - Posted by: absalom, 8/30/2013 3:42:31 PM     (No. 9498776)

Agreed McAuliffe is Dem garbage who has been on the take since day 1; in contrast to Cuccinelli who has been on the take, from O´Donnell´s ´benefactor´ Jonnie Williams, since day 2. Suggest Cuccinelli´s slogan as; "He may be a crook but at least he´s our crook." Tell me again the difference between the D´s and R´s?????

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Question_Assumptions, 8/30/2013 3:46:32 PM     (No. 9498780)

As a resident of New Jersey, I appologize for all of the people who relocated from my state to Northern Virginia and are trying to politically turn Virginia into another New Jersey.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Hugh Akston, 8/30/2013 4:00:33 PM     (No. 9498819)

I read this last night and some of the comments. IMO -

A - It´s not yet Labor Day. Hold your fire and $$$ until starting next week for the 60 day push.

B - It´s a waaay off year election. There are NO federal coattail elections of any kind to help the Dem/Commies. But, this is a very BIG election.

C - It´s Public Policy Polling. Very left oriented out of Raleigh(?) and a sample size of 500...though I don´t doubt the possible 9% Libertarian. I suspect that there are a lot more Libertarian leaning registered Republicans once you get south of Culpeper and away from the Richmond/Tidewater areas. Even with that the poll is what, 10 people per county or so.

D - See A.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 8/30/2013 4:02:04 PM     (No. 9498825)

Northern Virginia has been invaded since 9/11 by a huge wave of federal employees and contractors who vote solidly Democrat. That explains the difference in the last several elections.

Twenty years ago, most of Virginia´s DC suburbs (except for the inner core of Arlington and Alexandria) voted reliably Republican, but now Fairfax County (which has over 1 million people) is majority Democrat, and even the more exurban Prince William County is more of a swing district.

My gut tells me the race is closer than this poll indicates, but I wouldn´t be surprised if McAuliffe wins.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/30/2013 7:50:32 PM     (No. 9499075)

I too live in Virginia. Posters above have mentioned several demographics which are responsible for turning the state purple, but ones that weren´t mentioned are illegal aliens and other immigrants. Northern Virginia is full of Hispanics, Middle Eastern people, Pakistanis, Indians and Asians, most of whom vote for the free stuff.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: gam, 8/30/2013 8:22:16 PM     (No. 9499101)

We had a call last night from a young man pretending to be a pollster. He said Cuccinelli will ban abortion. If only.... Ken is trying to impose health standards at abortion clinics. Hair salons have higher standards right now. I´m not sure you even have to be a doctor to give a Virginia abortion. Terri and the Rats want all your pregnant girls going to the Kermit Gosnells of this business. The guy admitted he was an unpaid volunteer.

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Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this


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