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… Virginia Politics gets Slimier [#corruption]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 11th,2014

.. and Terry McAuliffe is in big trouble …

.. this is a repeater for me . The Dems in the Virginia legislature screamed bloody murder over this guy [Phillip Puckett] being offered a state job , and his daughter a judgeship , if he would resign from THE Va Senate . The thing is that Puckett ‘ s resigination flipped the Viginia Senate over to GOP control …

.. [h/t — hotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. to their horror , the McAuliffe administration [he , the Lieutenant Governor , and the AG , Mark Henning] are all embroiled in it . They knew about the job offer , or had to know about it . Henning should well be investigating it , but it is now a federal probe , but ….

.. and , it is the Washington ComPost that uncovered it . Oops . Basically , McAuliffe is a dead man walking . He is gone . Va legislative elections are next year , and part of the debate will be the ” I ” word [impeachment] . McAuliffe will go , he will have to . If he does not , then the legislature will kick him out . The LG , too …

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… Virginia is for [#Politics]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 9th,2014

.. a potential barnburner …

.. I have to admit , I did not see this coming . Mark Warner is a businessman , one who knows how to meet a payroll . He is also the richest DemoCrap in the Senate [up around $600 million in net worth] , so he can easily self – fund his campaign …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the news article ..

.. Ed Gillespie , the GOP nominee , is a veteran political operative . He has a huge bundle of political chits to cash in , so he can raise a fair bit of $$ for his own campaign . But , he has an uphill climb against Warner …

.. now , the polls have Warner well under 50% . He is now only up on Gillespie , 45% to 39% . with almost 16% undecided …

.. Gillespie will have some help . Virginia ‘ s legislative and state – wide elections are in odd – numbered years . So , the Senate race is the only statewide race . Gillespie and Warner will have to carry their own water , and each will have to make the sale …

.. who can make the sale best ? the one who does the best job soonest will likely be the winner , especially if it is Gillespie …

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