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Democrats' debate for Virginia governor a study in nuance
Democratic hopefuls for governor of Virginia clash over proposed gas pipelines and each other's past positions on gun rights and abortion
Getting To 'Yes' On The Fiscal Cliff (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE CLIFF: While the inside-the-Beltway focus has been on the wrangling between the White House and Republican Congressional leaders in the fiscal cliff talks, we’ve heard less about the practical ...
Sen. Jim Webb Not Running For Re-Election
My colleagues Amy Walter and Matthew Jaffe report: Sen. Jim Webb, D-VA, announced today that he has decided not to seek re-election in the Senate, passing up what was expected to be a tough race to retain his seat in...
'World News' Political Insights -- Coast-to-Coast Strategy Positions GOP for Takeover
Republicans are entering the campaign's final stretch poised to sweep back into power in the House of Representatives, with historic gains likely to stem from a broad political strategy that's aligned itself with the national mood . In the Senate, GOP chances of a takeover appear narrower than they
The Note: Whirlwind Weekend
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER THE PLACES THEY’LL GO. President Barack Obama opens a non-stop weekend on the campaign trail with a Democratic National Committee event at Temple University in Philadelphia this morning. Later today, he headlines a “Moving...
At Rally, Obama Showers Virginia Democrat With Praise
ABC News' Tahman Bradley reports: President Obama kept his evening plans to stump for embattled Democratic Rep. Tom Perriello in Charlottesville, Va. Addressing a nighttime rally at the Charlottesville Pavilion, President Obama made an impassioned plea for Rep. Perriello’s reelection....
The Note: Virginia Is For Allies
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER THE OBAMA FACTOR IN VIRGINIA. What does one race and one campaign stop say about the entire 2010 midterm election season? Quite a bit, as it turns out. President Obama heads to Charlottesville, Virginia...
Obama on 'The Daily Show': 'Yes We Can ... But It's Not Going to Happen Overnight'
Obama, First Sitting U.S. President on Jon Stewart's Show, Defends His Administration
Vulnerable Virginia Democrat Tom Perriello To Get A Boost From Obama
ABC’s Michael Falcone reports: Virginia Rep. Tom Perriello, one of this year’s most endangered House Democrats, is getting something that no other Congressional candidate has received this year: an exclusive, public visit from President Barack Obama. The president will travel...
The Note: Dem-Mentum In The Senate?
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER SENATE MOMENTUM. Are we seeing the momentum shift in the battle for the Senate? As the playing field expands in the House, polls are showing Democrats looking better in Connecticut, Washington State, Nevada, Pennsylvania...