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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: U.S. Senate

Allen hires architect of 1993 governor's campaign to manage comeback

George Allen announced today that he has hired Mike Thomas -- the man who ran his 1993 campaign for governor -- to manage his attempt to regain the U.S. Senate seat he lost to Sen. Jim Webb (D) in 2006.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  | March 10, 2011; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Election 2012, U.S. Senate, George F. Allen, Timothy M. Kaine, Rosalind Helderman  
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No decision from Kaine this week on Senate race

Virginians eager to hear whether Timothy M. Kaine will jump into next year's Senate race will have to wait a while longer: No decision is coming until at least next week.

By Ben Pershing  | March 10, 2011; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, Rick Boucher, Timothy M. Kaine, U.S. Senate  
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Connolly won't enter Senate race, hopes Kaine will run

Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) definitively took himself out of the running for the seat being vacated next year by Sen. James Webb (D-Va.), reiterating his hope that ex-Gov. Timothy M. Kaine would be the Democratic nominee for the seat.

By Ben Pershing  | March 4, 2011; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, Gerald E. Connolly, Timothy M. Kaine, U.S. Senate  
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New poll shows George Allen in strong position for GOP Senate primary

While Democrats keep waiting to see whether former Gov. Timothy M. Kaine will jump into the race to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D-Va.), a new poll shows former Sen. George Allen in a strong position in the Republican primary.

By Ben Pershing  | March 3, 2011; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Bob Marshall, Corey Stewart, Election 2012, George F. Allen, Timothy M. Kaine, U.S. Senate  
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Republicans call Kaine 'Cheerleader-in-Chief'

Timothy M. Kaine still hasn't decided to run next year for the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) but that hasn't stopped Republicans from going on the attack.

By Ben Pershing  | March 1, 2011; 2:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, Timothy M. Kaine, U.S. Senate  
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Hampton Roads lawyer David McCormick to seek 2012 GOP Senate nomination

As Democrats keep waiting to see whether Timothy Kaine will jump into the race to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D-Va.), the Republican field just got a little more crowded.

By Ben Pershing  | February 22, 2011; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, U.S. Senate  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Beyer rules out Virginia Senate race , Anita Kumar , February 21, 2011
Obama: Kaine would be 'a great senator', Ben Pershing , February 17, 2011
Obama and Kaine speak, Washington Post Editors , February 16, 2011
Warner hopes Kaine will run for Senate in 2012, Ben Pershing , February 11, 2011
McDonnell: Webb's departure is GOP's gain, Anita Kumar , February 10, 2011
Sen. James Webb won't run for reelection in 2012, Ben Pershing , February 9, 2011
George Allen's campaign team, Anita Kumar , January 24, 2011
Allen officially enters race for U.S. Senate, Anita Kumar , January 24, 2011
Allen to announce Senate run Monday, Anita Kumar , January 23, 2011
Allen announcement expected soon on Senate run, Anita Kumar , January 17, 2011
Another Va. Republican mulls 2012 U.S. Senate bid, Anita Kumar , November 19, 2010
Could Tom Perriello run for Senate?, Ben Pershing , November 18, 2010
 
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