Governor Bolling: Good for Virginia Democrats.

I’ve spent the past couple of weeks mulling over the possibility of Tim Kaine getting the nod as Barack Obama’s running mate, and I’ve come to the decision that it wouldn’t be such a bad thing. On the whole, I think it would be good for the Obama campaign, good for Virginia Democrats, and certainly […]

Boston Globe on Vice President Kaine.

The Boston Globe is pitching Gov. Kaine as a veep contender. I’ll need to write about Virginia’s VP candidates in greater detail, but I just want to call up that I think Kaine would be a terrible political choice for Barack Obama’s running mate. Obviously, I have nothing against Kaine–I think he’s doing a fine […]

McDonnell endorses a transportation tax hike.

Quite a narrative is emerging in attorney general Bob McDonnell’s handling of Gov. Kaine’s transportation plan. Kaine has proposed a tax increase to address the enormous, systemic transportation funding shortfalls. Republicans have proposed nothing. McDonnell, as the presumptive Republican nominee for governor next year, has taken the lead in proposing nothing. But check out how […]

Bob McDonnell’s statement on Kaine’s transportation plan, translated into plain English.

Virginia‚Äôs future prosperity depends upon the Commonwealth having a 21st Century transportation system. Growing up in Fairfax County, and later representing Virginia Beach in the House of Delegates, I have seen firsthand the transportation challenges that we face. I believe it is imperative we modernize and improve the transportation system in the Commonwealth, and I […]