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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: Ben Pershing

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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DCCC targets Wolf for vote on spending bill

The House Democratic campaign arm is targeting Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) for his vote last week in favor of the GOP's spending resolution, accusing the Northern Virginia lawmaker of betraying his constituents in the federal workforce.

By Ben Pershing  | February 23, 2011; 3:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Frank R. Wolf  
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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 »

House approves measure to delay JFCOM closure, Ben Pershing , February 18, 2011
Va. parties draw battles lines around Wisconsin, Anita Kumar and Ben Pershing , February 18, 2011
Obama: Kaine would be 'a great senator', Ben Pershing , February 17, 2011
Sen. James Webb won't run for reelection in 2012, Ben Pershing , February 9, 2011
Webb's slow fundraising pace draws more attention, Ben Pershing , February 2, 2011
Democrats' ad campaign targets Hurt, Ben Pershing , January 31, 2011
Connolly to serve as top Democrat on tech panel, Ben Pershing , January 20, 2011
Is Eric Cantor 'friends' with birther Orly Taitz?, Ben Pershing , December 28, 2010
Webb bill to help Marine widow set to become law, Ben Pershing , December 15, 2010
New Reps. Griffith, Hurt snag key panel slots, Ben Pershing , December 10, 2010
Defeated Boucher had $700K left in the bank, Ben Pershing , December 6, 2010
Va. Democrats split on tax vote, Ben Pershing , December 2, 2010
Defeated Nye says he's 'considering running again', Ben Pershing , November 22, 2010
Could Tom Perriello run for Senate?, Ben Pershing , November 18, 2010
Fimian concedes defeat to Connolly, Ben Pershing , November 9, 2010
At Connolly HQ, Jill Biden fires up volunteers, Ben Pershing , November 1, 2010
Democrats shell out $1 million to boost Connolly, Ben Pershing , October 27, 2010
Rigell won't commit to backing Boehner, Cantor, Ben Pershing , October 22, 2010
Connolly ad: 'I've made both parties mad', Ben Pershing , September 27, 2010
2nd Democratic poll shows tight race for Perriello, Ben Pershing , September 21, 2010
Griffith's new ad: 'Obama loves Boucher', Ben Pershing , September 21, 2010
Senate hearing set on JFCOM closure, Ben Pershing , September 20, 2010
Gore coming to Reston to raise cash for Moran, Ben Pershing , September 20, 2010
McCain to raise cash for Moran challenger, Ben Pershing , September 17, 2010
NRCC ad hits 'phony Perriello' on lobbyist donations, Ben Pershing , September 13, 2010
Boucher maintains double-digit lead in new poll, Ben Pershing , September 3, 2010
Clark campaign takes an odd turn in 5th district, Ben Pershing , September 1, 2010
Griffith to get fundraising boost from McDonnell, Ben Pershing , August 27, 2010
Connolly featured in 20/20 report on albinism, Ben Pershing , August 27, 2010
Rigell signs tea party 'pledge' in 2nd district, Ben Pershing , August 27, 2010
GOP poll gives Hurt 6-point edge over Perriello, Ben Pershing , August 17, 2010
McKelvey finally endorses Hurt in 5th district, Ben Pershing , August 5, 2010
Webb stays mum ahead of Kagan vote, Ben Pershing , August 5, 2010
A 'cute' controversy in the 1st district, Ben Pershing , July 21, 2010
Boucher enjoys huge cash lead over Griffith, Ben Pershing , July 15, 2010
What can Brown do for Wittman? Raise money., Ben Pershing , July 12, 2010
Fimian advances in GOP candidate program, Ben Pershing , June 30, 2010
GOP poll shows Nye trailing in 2nd district, Ben Pershing , June 22, 2010
Still mum on endorsement, McKelvey starts PAC, Ben Pershing , June 10, 2010
New Fimian ad hits Herrity on taxes, Ben Pershing , May 27, 2010
Obey retirement boosts Moran's clout, Ben Pershing , May 5, 2010
About the Bloggers -- Ben Pershing, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 1, 2009
 
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