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In final Virginia governor debate, Ken Cuccinelli hits Terry McAuliffe hard
Washington Times ^ | Oct 24, 2013 | David Sherfinski

Posted on 10/26/2013 6:07:43 PM PDT by HokieMom

Down in the polls, Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli on Thursday launched his sharpest attacks of Virginia’s gubernatorial campaign, accusing Terry McAuliffe of being a liar and of lacking substance while the Democrat said the attorney general’s economic plan would wreck the state’s economy.

The candidates’ third and final debate covered little new ground but was marked by increasingly sharp exchanges, with Mr. Cuccinelli saying that being in favor of jobs and education is all well and good, but that talking is different from laying out a plan.

“They’re not plans. I like those, too. I like education — I like puppies. But I don’t bring a puppy home if I don’t have a plan for how I’m going to deal with that puppy,” he said to laughter from the crowd at the Squires Student Center at Virginia Tech. “He’s all puppy and no plan.”

Breaking from normal debate protocol, Mr. Cuccinelli at one point tried to put Mr. McAuliffe on the spot, yielding 30 seconds of his time and daring his opponent to name just one “government efficiency” he would use to pay for his priorities.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: cuccinelli; debate; final; governor; kencuccinelli; mcauliffe; robertsarvis; terrymcauliffe; va2013; virginia
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1 posted on 10/26/2013 6:07:43 PM PDT by HokieMom
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To: HokieMom
Cuccinelli's website
2 posted on 10/26/2013 6:10:19 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: HokieMom

Sounds like he did pretty well tonight. Why is he so behind in the polls?


3 posted on 10/26/2013 6:16:25 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Girlene

because Virginia is fallen behind enemy lines :/


4 posted on 10/26/2013 6:19:37 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: HokieMom

Off year election—turnout is a big factor. It will be another travesty if Dems win by their ash hole voters.


5 posted on 10/26/2013 6:19:52 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: HokieMom
accusing Terry McAuliffe of being a liar and of lacking substance

and...

Talking later about jobs, Mr. McAuliffe proposed two specific spending items — doubling the state’s research-and-development tax credit and expanding a tax credit for angel investors.

Jobs? You mean like those jobs in your make believe car factory Terry?

WACKO!

6 posted on 10/26/2013 6:20:27 PM PDT by prisoner6 ( FREEDOM!)
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To: Girlene

The Dem has Bloomberg anti-gun $$ and Hollywood $$ and Soros $$ to run ads against him around the clock. The one poll with the wide spread may have been backlash from the Obama govt shutdown. A more recent poll has it within the margin of error.


7 posted on 10/26/2013 6:20:31 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: sleepy_hollow; Mad Dawg; EDINVA; JPG; Hawthorn; Paisan; ConservativeOrBust; VA_Gentleman; ...

ping


8 posted on 10/26/2013 6:20:49 PM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

Thanks!


9 posted on 10/26/2013 6:21:37 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Girlene

He may be having a last minute surge from a poll someone posted yesterday.

If you’re in Virginia, VOTE for Ken Cuccinelli. He is a solid conservative, and McAuliffe is a crook. A defeat for the DemonRats now would be devastating for their 2016 and 2014 prospects. Now is the time to turn the tide!


10 posted on 10/26/2013 6:23:43 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

“If you’re in Virginia, VOTE for Ken Cuccinelli”

I been posting on as many articles about the race as I see from news station for Sarvis to do the right thing and drop out if he loves Virginia. A vote for Sarvis is a vote for McAuliffe............Darn this worries me..PRAYING


11 posted on 10/26/2013 6:26:48 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: HokieMom

Virginia Freepers- TURNOUT IS KEY IN OFF-YEAR ELECTIONS!!!

Lets not sit hear and gripe to each other and preach to the choir

GET YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY OUT TO VOTE

our votes are worth 10 times more in off-year elections


12 posted on 10/26/2013 6:35:52 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Bad week to move to VA. Bad week to give-up snorting glue. Bad week to ...

I can’t freaking believe they’ve infiltrated and compromised VA as bad as they have. Here in PA, we’re tettering-&-tottering, too, depending what happens after Corbett leaves.

Ready to pack-up and leave for Montana etc?


13 posted on 10/26/2013 6:36:57 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: blueyon

Rhode Island insurance scam,Terry McAuliffe faces scrutiny for electric car company.
If they elect him it means either they don’t care or he wasn’t elected with their votes.


14 posted on 10/26/2013 6:38:48 PM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll eventually get what you deserve)
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To: Mr. K

BTTT! I’m still seeing lots of lit-dropping, signs, and bumperstickers. People are turning up the heat.


15 posted on 10/26/2013 6:39:22 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: HokieMom

“I like puppies. But I don’t bring a puppy home if I don’t have a plan for how I’m going to deal with that puppy,”

Oooh, that’s gonna leave a mark!

More conservatives should use a variation of that line. Lefties so often rely on warm-n-fuzzies like being for safe this and fair that, but they rarely tell us how they’re going to bring about these utopian ideals. They need to be challenged on it.


16 posted on 10/26/2013 6:41:47 PM PDT by DemforBush (Of all the Thompson gunners, Roland was the best.)
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To: DemforBush

That line drew a big laugh from the audience at Virginia Tech.


17 posted on 10/26/2013 6:42:37 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: HokieMom
This election is about progressive, socialist, big $, communist philosophy, MSM in pocket, business as usual + voter fraud

vs.

Glenn Beck said when he was recently in D.C. with the Vets at the Memorial that he talked to a lot of beltway people who were talking about real fear of Obama and his cadre. Are the people in Virginia starting to get the fear of what this President might do? Not only now, but the long term effects on our children and grandchildren? Obamacare, amnesty and gun control? Are they finally starting to 'get it' and understand his background, his mentors, his Alinsky 'community organizer' tactics?

They say people vote with their pocketbook. They need to start voting with their soul. C'mon Virginia, do some deep thinking, and show us some soul. How would The Founders from Virginia vote?

18 posted on 10/26/2013 6:46:37 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Yes, they have...but McAuliffe is just so sleazy.


19 posted on 10/26/2013 6:48:33 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: blueyon

God... so sad that a commie, sleazeball, Clintonite even has a chance in Virginia. Must be all the gubmint employees that live there.

Ken Cuccinelli is a real and not phony conservative. Wonder if he is getting any help from the RNC since he’s not a RINO.

Guess the residents want more Obamacare, taxes, socialism and gun control if they vote for McAuliffe.... :-(


20 posted on 10/26/2013 6:48:53 PM PDT by RonboTex (Get off my lawn!!!!!!!!)
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To: HokieMom
A more recent poll has it within the margin of error.

That sounds good. I haven't followed this race. How's Cuccinelli come across as a candidate IYO?
21 posted on 10/26/2013 6:50:44 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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Cuccinelli email:

I’m excited to announce that I will be holding a get out the vote rally with Governor Bobby Jindal in Bristow on Tuesday, October 29th.

We’re just 10 days away from Election Day, and it’s support on the grassroots level at events like this that will mean the difference between victory and defeat.

I am grateful to have the support of Governor Jindal, and hope that you will be able to join us for this special event.
Here are the details:

Get Out the Vote Rally with Governor Bobby Jindal
Tuesday, October 29th
4:00pm-4:45pm

Bristow Victory Office
10490 Bristow Center Drive
Bristow, VA 20136
This event is free and open to the public.

http://www.cuccinelli.com/events/


22 posted on 10/26/2013 6:52:16 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Viennacon

I’m not in Virginia, but would vote for him over McAuliffe any day of the week if I could.

Pubs need to turn out the vote. It WOULD be an awesome boost right now should Cuccinelli win.


23 posted on 10/26/2013 6:54:23 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Girlene

He served 3 (I think) terms as a state senator before being elected 4 years ago as our Attorney General. In my view, personality-wise he’s more AG-ish and less Governor-ish in this media age but if elected, he will be an outstanding Governor.


24 posted on 10/26/2013 6:54:55 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: RonboTex

If the clintinoid mcawful wins, Virginians deserve the slease their state becomes.


25 posted on 10/26/2013 6:55:40 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: HokieMom

I am a born and raised Virginian. One of my prized possessions is a photo of my father shaking hands with President Nixon and Gov. Linwood Holton. Virginia at large is now being controlled by the D.C. suburbs, Richmond, and Norfolk area. Lots of members of the FSA and the libs that live in Arlington-FFX-Alexandria. The rest of the state is mainly red, but there are so many in the urban areas they wag the dog. I live in Lowdown (Loudoun) County that is turning purple and is about one more sub-division away from turning blue. There are at least four generations of my family buried here. But I’m about one more tax increase or a Gov. Macrat administration from leaving. And it breaks my heart.


26 posted on 10/26/2013 6:57:17 PM PDT by W.Lee (After the first one, the rest are free.)
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To: HokieMom

I sent him a few bucks. My state is lost, maybe we can save Virginia.


27 posted on 10/26/2013 6:58:50 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: carriage_hill

If we do that it will be to Wyoming. Even if McAwful wins the state legislature is still republican, and I just applied for my CCW shall issue permit, non Sodomite marriage,lower taxes, I don’t have to get a license for my AR/SCAR...I still think it’s better off than Merryland.

BTW, I scared off a huge Blue Heron walking around in the backyard looking for a Koi snack. How it landed back there with all the vegetation is crazy.


28 posted on 10/26/2013 7:00:06 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (WAR EAGLE!)
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To: HokieMom

So he’s not the best candidate for the lofo’s. (I am so sick of lofo’s influence on elections.)

Hope the base is fired up then. We need more conservative governors to help turn the tide in this country.


29 posted on 10/26/2013 7:01:28 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Get used to Blue Heron and White Egret; they’re coming for your fish. $5,000 fine and prison if you get caught. SSS or shoot overhead to scare ‘em away. Rubber snakes work for a few weeks.

I’m headed to Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Dakotas or British Vancouver. Want to buy my safe and firearms, Class IIIs too? Heh.


30 posted on 10/26/2013 7:13:31 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: HokieMom

God please save us from fools like McCauliffe and the democrats that are ignorant enough to vote for them.


31 posted on 10/26/2013 7:16:45 PM PDT by Bullish (The only real solution is to abolish liberal democrats forever)
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To: Girlene

HUH? Cuccinelli’s not the best candidate? Of course he is! I certainly didn’t mean to convey that idea. the GOP Cuccinelli is just not as glitzy-media personality-type; he’s sort of like a law professor. The Dem is that certain type of flashy liberal likes. Dems are all about style; we’re about substance. The Dem in this race appeals to that. Cuccinelli is an outstanding candidate. :^)


32 posted on 10/26/2013 7:17:29 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Girlene

P.S. Sorry, I don’t know what a “lofo” is. :^)


33 posted on 10/26/2013 7:18:39 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: PLMerite

Thank you! That’s very much appreciated.


34 posted on 10/26/2013 7:19:11 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Bullish

Amen, please, Lord. Make it so.


35 posted on 10/26/2013 7:20:05 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: W.Lee

Breaks my heart, too. And in the last few election cycles, the rural heartland of our beautiful Virginia just doesn’t show up in the numbers necessary to counteract the liberal moving here from New England taking up residence in the DC suburbs.


36 posted on 10/26/2013 7:21:48 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: W.Lee

Can’t you get the cemetery vote?? I have never figured out how to do that. Get an Obummer-care “Navigator” They know how to register dead people.


37 posted on 10/26/2013 7:23:12 PM PDT by RightLady
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To: HokieMom

“lofo” is the scourge of America, the Low Information Voter. I think coined by Rush.


38 posted on 10/26/2013 7:26:09 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: HokieMom

This is very good news!

Gov. Jindal will draw lots of support for Ken and attract a massive crowd to the rally in Bristow. More importantly, it creates huge momentum for Ken going into Election Day.


39 posted on 10/26/2013 7:26:53 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Art in Idaho

Ah, ok, thanks! I have heard the term, ‘low information voter.’ And they are the scourge that’s ruining this country.


40 posted on 10/26/2013 7:34:09 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Oliviaforever

And Rand Paul is making several appearances, too. That should help w/the youth and libertarian vote.


41 posted on 10/26/2013 7:35:04 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Girlene

According to Mark Levin, McAuliffe has a 60-40 advantage among women. That’s the deciding factor.


42 posted on 10/26/2013 7:35:55 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (If you don't stand up, you don't stand a chance.)
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To: HokieMom

My daughter goes to school in Fredericksburg, Va but is registered in Richmond. I’m picking her up on election day, driving her to Richmond so she can vote Cuccinnelli and then taking her back. I’m proud of her and that’s what’s necessary to win. Get your vote counted.


43 posted on 10/26/2013 7:37:10 PM PDT by albie
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To: DemforBush

They should. But more than that. Republicans need a plan. Too many of them don’t. They are as bad about offering non-specific hope and change as Obama.

Neither party is talking about jobs. Neither party has a plan.


44 posted on 10/26/2013 7:38:51 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

I have a ‘Women for Ken Cuccinelli’ bumpersticker on my car. I hope it helps.


45 posted on 10/26/2013 7:39:10 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: albie

Good for you! Every vote DOES count.


46 posted on 10/26/2013 7:39:36 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: HokieMom
To see a con man sleaze ball like McAuliffe with all his history of slimy deals financed with union funds making him millions is even still in this race is just confounding.

Beyond that, why a guy who can embezzle a quick million or two whenever he wants to would want a full time job like being governor is a question even the auricle can't answer.

47 posted on 10/26/2013 7:43:38 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
According to Mark Levin, McAuliffe has a 60-40 advantage among women. That’s the deciding factor.

I remember talking with a lady who recently arrived from the Ukraine right after Clinton got reelected and she yelled, "My God, why would you Americans vote for a socialist?" It took her several years to get here and become a citizen.

So I ask these women, "Why would you vote for a socialist?" Do you have children and grandchildren? Have you done any research at all on the misogynistic democratic party and the members therein? Do you know what socialism eventually does to a country, or more aptly stated, your children and grandchildren? Or is it all about abortion and the brainwashing "war on women" crap from the MSM. Think big picture ladies.

48 posted on 10/26/2013 7:46:37 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Baynative

He is a sleazeball on the personal level, too. His children attended a school in my neighborhood and a teacher there told me how he always drove through the carpool line like it was a NASCAR track endangering the children and teachers. Always had a leadfoot on the accelerator.


49 posted on 10/26/2013 7:53:07 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: HokieMom

With no help from the NJGOP or the Senate GOP, we almost elected a true conservative in Jersey over a Democrat rock star. IN NEW JERSEY. Lonegan got 44% on tea party ground game. You can do this Virginia. You do not want McCauliffe giving Virginia to Hillary. The Republic would be lost.


50 posted on 10/26/2013 7:53:44 PM PDT by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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