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Latest Bill Bolling Items
Democrats in Virginia's Senate said Monday that they will file a lawsuit to determine whether the state's Republican lieutenant governor has the privilege of casting tiebreaking votes on organizational matters — an authority crucial to GOP plans to exercise a majority in the evenly split chamber next year.
A lawsuit filed over congressional redistricting in Virginia suggests likely partisan sniping in the state's upcoming General Assembly session, with Democrats already contesting Republican claims to a Senate majority.
Even though election results were still unofficial, Gov. Bob McDonnell and Virginia Republican leaders declared victory Wednesday and made clear they will be in control — complete control — of the General Assembly come January.
A day after statewide primaries set the stage for the fall elections, Republican leaders touted their candidates and their party's chances of retaking the state Senate and gaining unfettered control of Virginia government for the first time in 10 years.
Pity the Anacostia River. The waterway gets less attention than its D.C. partner, the Potomac, and usually serves as a dividing line for discourse on the haves and have-nots in the District or as a poster child for polluted waterways.
Virginia lieutenant governor Bill Bolling is already laying the groundwork for a 2013 gubernatorial run, but a poll released last week by the left-leaning firm Public Policy Polling shows him trailing — badly — in a would-be primary matchup with his fellow Republican, Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II.
Likely Republican candidates have a slight early edge over potential Democratic opponents in the 2013 Virginia governor's race, new poll figures released Wednesday show.
The two most obvious contenders for Virginia governor — the lieutenant governor and attorney general — have a decision to make every four years: Will they butt heads, broker a deal or just stay out of each other's way?