2013 Elections  (Page 1)

American Federation of Teachers secretly funded PAC in Boston Mayor’s race

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:14pm 12/27/2013 at 5:14pm
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It was “just” a Mayor’s race, but it’s a tale of how unions funnel money to decide elections, often behind the scenes.

The Boston Globe has the scoop, American Federation of revealed as funder behind mysterious pro-Walsh PAC during mayoral campaign (h/t @dbernstein):

Organizers of One Boston, the mysterious political action committee that...

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Virginia Governor Results (Update: McAuliffe wins in very close race)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 6:54pm 11/5/2013 at 6:54pm

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Is VA really going to elect Terry “Clinton money-bagger, sleazy-politicoid insider” McAuliffe?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 1, 2013 at 4:04pm 11/1/2013 at 4:04pm

Depending on poll, the Virginia Governors race either is close or a Terry McAuliffe runaway victory. None of the polls show Ken Cuccinelli ahead.

But several of the recent polls show low single digit margins. Via RCP:

From a distance it certainly seems that Cuccinelli has run a weak campaign, and the third-party...

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Santorum to Cuccinelli’s rescue?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 7:20am 10/23/2013 at 7:20am

With less than two weeks to go before the Virginia gubernatorial election, candidates Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli (aka Sauron and SpongeBob Squarepants) are each receiving campaign support from some pretty well-known political figures.

On Saturday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered a “rousing endorsement” to an audience in Falls Church,...

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Video: Cory Booker supporters shout down Republican – “We don’t want you here”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 8:34am 9/18/2013 at 8:34am

Republican Steve Lonegan is running against Cory Booker in the Senate race in New Jersey.

This story is linked at Drudge, but the Drudge link doesn’t have the video.

Here it is:

The press is mostly quiet about it. What if the roles were reversed?

T-Bone could not be reached for comment.

 
 
 

Spoiler Alert in VA Governor Race

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:25am 9/13/2013 at 8:25am
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Spoiler candidate alert: Libertarian Robert Sarvis is a third-party candidate in the 2013 Virginia governor’s race. Although polling reveals that it is unlikely for him to win, will he split votes away from Republican c...

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Come on Virginia, are you really going to elect Terry McAuliffe?!?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 12:00pm 9/8/2013 at 12:00pm

Note the “?!?” in the title. It’s because we’re too damn classy to put “WTF?” in the title.

Really, Terry McAuliffe, corruptocrat, insider of insiders, money man, fixer, green-bagger?

All the recent polling says McAuliffe is going to win:

Really, Virginia, Really?!?

Someone tell me that yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and Cucinelli...

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