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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: George F. Allen

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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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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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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Kaine tells enthusiastic Virginia Democrats he needs more time

Hundreds of Democrats from across Virginia descended on the capital city Saturday night to raise money for the state party, catch up with longtime friends and, of course, speculate about who might run for U.S. Senate next year. The state party's biggest fundraiser of the year turned into a guessing game as activists contemplated who among their party might run to replace U.S. Sen. Jim Webb in one of the most-closely watched Senate races of 2012. Timothy M. Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, former Virginia governor and possible candidate, was greeted by enthusiastic crowds of activists in his hometown by those wanting him to run. Numerous party leaders, including U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and the state's congressmen, urged him from the stage to jump into the race. But after consulting with President Obama and being encouraged to run by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, both of...

By Anita Kumar and Rosalind S. Helderman  | February 19, 2011; 9:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Barack Obama, George F. Allen, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner, Robert F. McDonnell, Rosalind Helderman, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello  
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Obama: Kaine would be 'a great senator'

President Obama said Wednesday that Timothy M. Kaine would make a "great senator" for Virginia, but did not apply any public pressure on his friend to enter the 2012 contest to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D).

By Ben Pershing  | February 17, 2011; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello, U.S. Senate  
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Back from Middle East, Perriello will 'consider' running for Senate if Kaine doesn't

Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D) said Wednesday that he would "consider" running to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D) in 2012, but only if Tim Kaine decides not to make the race.

By Ben Pershing  | February 16, 2011; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello, U.S. Senate  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Warner hopes Kaine will run for Senate in 2012, Ben Pershing , February 11, 2011
Webb's slow fundraising pace draws more attention, Ben Pershing , February 2, 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
Special elections to keep candidates busy over holidays, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 23, 2010
Corey Stewart: George Allen had 'mediocre' senate record, Rosalind S. Helderman , November 29, 2010
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
Allen, Marshall, Stewart to host suites at Republican shindig, Rosalind S. Helderman , November 10, 2010
Not yet a candidate, George Allen raises money like one , Rosalind S. Helderman , July 16, 2010
Several thousand expected for Palin in Norfolk, Rosalind S. Helderman , June 25, 2010
Winners & Losers of 2009, Anita Kumar , January 1, 2010
A holiday note for our Virginia readers, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 24, 2009
Murtaugh heads to RGA, Anita Kumar , December 21, 2009
An Allen comeback, of a kind, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 17, 2009
Former Sen. Allen weighs in: No to "Obama-Pelosi" health care, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 15, 2009
GOP Advance, day 2, Anita Kumar , December 5, 2009
Gov.-elect McDonnell: Still working as lawyer, Anita Kumar , November 25, 2009
Kaine sends letter to Congress on school rehab tax credit, Rosalind S. Helderman , November 18, 2009
McAuliffe backs Allen-Goldman schools proposal, Anita Kumar , November 16, 2009
Five Va. Governors Sit Down for a Chat, Anita Kumar , October 15, 2009
First Click - Virginia, Sandhya Somashekhar , October 13, 2009
On The Record, Anita Kumar , August 14, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Anita Kumar , August 14, 2009
Palin Tweets Allen, Anita Kumar , July 8, 2009
Virginia Delegates Get Ready for Convention, Anita Kumar , August 31, 2008
John Warner Donates $2,000 to Gilmore, Tim Craig , June 6, 2008
The Fight Begins for Allen Supporters, Tim Craig , January 9, 2008
McDonnell Unveils Legislative Agenda, Sandhya Somashekhar , January 8, 2008
George Allen's Statement, Tim Craig , January 8, 2008
Winners and Losers From the GOP Advance, Tim Craig , December 3, 2007
New Job for 'Macaca', Steve Fehr , November 30, 2007
Virginia Notebook: The 2009 Governor's Race, Tim Craig , November 21, 2007
Radio Discussion on Virginia Politics, Tim Craig , November 16, 2007
Winners and Losers, Steve Fehr , November 16, 2007
Allen and McDonnell Endorse Thompson, Tim Craig , November 13, 2007
George Allen Reminisces About the '90s, Tim Craig , November 12, 2007
 
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