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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: Glenn Nye

List of possible Democratic contenders for Webb's Senate seat lengthens

With no obvious successor for Sen. Jim Webb (D), who announced his retirement Wednesday, the list of possible Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate next year is growing -- and growing. Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, quickly became the first choice for many Democrats, but the former Virginia governor previously said he was not interested in running. Former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder (D) said that may change if President Obama asks him to run. "The President needs to have Virginia in his camp next year,'' Wilder said. "Who is that person that can galvanize and bring support from the base? As Governor Kaine said before, you can't turn the President down." Other potential candidates include two Democrats who lost their congressional seats in 2010 -- Reps. Rick Boucher and Tom Perriello. Mame Reiley, a longtime Democratic consultant and Democratic National Committee member who worked for former governors...

By Anita Kumar  | February 10, 2011; 12:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Barack Obama, Election 2012, Gerald E. Connolly, Glenn Nye, James Webb, Rick Boucher, Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello, U.S. Senate  
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Nye, Perriello to reappear at Democrats' Jefferson-Jackson dinner

Defeated congressmen Glenn Nye and Tom Perriello will join their former collegues Reps. Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran and Bobby Scott at the Virginia Democrats' annual black-tie Jefferson-Jackson dinner later this month.

By Anita Kumar  | February 7, 2011; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Gerald E. Connolly, Glenn Nye, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner, Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello  
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New Reps. Griffith, Hurt snag key panel slots

Two of Virginia's new members of Congress have snagged seats on key committees for the 112th Congress.

By Ben Pershing  | December 10, 2010; 1:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Glenn Nye, Morgan Griffith, Rick Boucher, Robert Hurt, Scott Rigell, Tom Perriello  
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Defeated Boucher had $700K left in the bank

Rick Boucher, who lost to state House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith (R), 51 percent to 46 percent, on Nov. 2, had a significant amount of money left in the bank at the time of his defeat. As of Nov. 22, Boucher had $699,000 left in the bank, a remarkably large amount for a candidate who had been locked in a tough race.

By Ben Pershing  | December 6, 2010; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Election 2010, Glenn Nye, Morgan Griffith, Rick Boucher, Tom Perriello  
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Va. Democrats split on tax vote

Rep. Gerald Connolly (Va.) voted with the vast majority of his fellow Democrats Thursday to approve a bill that would extend middle-class tax cuts, hours after the Northern Virginia lawmaker opposed his party on a procedural vote.

By Ben Pershing  | December 2, 2010; 4:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Gerald E. Connolly, Glenn Nye, James P. Moran Jr., Rick Boucher, Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Tom Perriello  
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Defeated Nye says he's 'considering running again'

Three weeks after his loss to auto dealer Scott Rigell (R), Rep. Glenn Nye (D-Va.) says he's already mulling whether to mount a bid to reclaim the seat in 2012.

By Ben Pershing  | November 22, 2010; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Election 2012, Glenn Nye, Scott Rigell  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Rigell won't commit to backing Boehner, Cantor, Ben Pershing , October 22, 2010
More polls show Perriello, Nye narrowly trailing, Ben Pershing , October 6, 2010
Rigell signs tea party 'pledge' in 2nd district, Ben Pershing , August 27, 2010
Warner campaigns for Nye, Perriello , Anita Kumar , August 25, 2010
Pentagon axes agencies, thousands of jobs, Rosalind S. Helderman , August 9, 2010
Several thousand expected for Palin in Norfolk, Rosalind S. Helderman , June 25, 2010
GOP poll shows Nye trailing in 2nd district, Ben Pershing , June 22, 2010
Midterms start to percolate, Amy Gardner , January 8, 2010
Some Tough Votes for Dems on the Hill, Amy Gardner , December 17, 2009
Candidates mingle at bloggers conference, Anita Kumar , November 21, 2009
 
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