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An Iowa TV ad rips Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell for brokering a transportation deal that includes tax increases. Mr. McDonnell is a possible presidential candidate.

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An Iowa TV ad rips Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell for brokering a transportation deal that includes tax increases. Mr. McDonnell is a possible presidential candidate.

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he does not expect revenue to decline next year, although it could grow at a slower pace depending on what happens in Washington. He has told state lawmakers that Virginia could be significantly affected by the “fiscal cliff.” (Associated Press)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's executive order directs that new voter-registration cards be sent to every active voter in the state. (Associated Press)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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“When fully implemented,” Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote of the sequesters, “they could force Virginia and other states into recession.” (Associated Press)

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“When fully implemented,” Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote of the sequesters, “they could force Virginia and other states into recession.” (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS “The floor substitute that passed with my support, by removing the fee, by removing the tolls, is one I am advocating every member of the General Assembly in the House to pass,” said Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday in Richmond.

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“The floor substitute that passed with my support, by removing the fee, by removing the tolls, is one I am advocating every member of the General Assembly in the House to pass,” said Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday in Richmond. (Associated Press)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gestures “0” as he urges eliminating the state gasoline tax in favor of an increase in the state sales tax to fund transportation needs on Jan 8. (Associated Press)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has proposed giving public schools a letter grade, a move that is seen as essential to generating parental and community support for improving schools. (Associated Press)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gestures “0” as he urges eliminating the state gasoline tax in favor of an increase in the state sales tax to fund transportation needs on Jan 8. (Associated Press)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has proposed giving public schools a letter grade, a move that is seen as essential to generating parental and community support for improving schools. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell opens the 2013 General Assembly session. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell opens the 2013 General Assembly session. (Associated Press)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs, left, former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann, second from right, and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, right, talk together on the field before the Washington Redskins' game against the Dallas Cowboys at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs, left, former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann, second from right, and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, right, talk together on the field before the Washington Redskins' game against the Dallas Cowboys at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Legislators look over the 2013 Virignia budget as well as related materials as Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell addresses a joint meeting of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees at the Capitol Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Richmond, Va (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is looking to give 2 percent pay raises to public school teachers in exchange for increased flexibility to fire educators deemed incompetent on their performance reviews. (Associated Press)