The most recent campaign finance disclosures are in, showing Democrat Terry McAuliffe holding a healthy lead over Republican opponent Ken Cuccinelli, raising $6 million to the GOP nominee’s $2.65 million this year.Read More →
By Carten Cordell │ Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — Gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is recycling an old campaign tune from four years ago, calling for an independent ethics commission.
The original call for the ethics commission came in 2009 from then candidate Bob McDonnell, who laid out an ambitious reform agenda that included creating the state’s first [...]
By Carten Cordell │ Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — Former House speaker Tip O’Neill liked to say that all politics is local.
It’s an adage that former presidential candidate and Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean has taken to heart, creating Democracy for America, a political action committee designed to support candidates in state legislative races.
The goal of the effort, [...]