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  • VIRGINIA - Speaker rules invalid McAuliffe vetoes on Medicaid, judgeships

    06/23/2014 4:41:12 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 27 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 23 June 2014 | By MICHAEL MARTZ
    The House of Delegates sustained five budget vetoes of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, while refusing to consider vetoes related to funding for expansion of Medicaid and filling of judgeships as constitutionally invalid. The House overrode one gubernatorial veto on a 70-27 vote, preventing McAuliffe from stripping funding for a new advisory council on conflicts of interest and ethics. House Speaker William J. Howell, R-Stafford, ruled that McAuliffe could not veto amendments made to the budget on June 12 that stripped sum-sufficient funding for Medicaid expansion and inserted new language that requires the General Assembly to approve any appropriation of federal funding...
  • McAuliffe says he'll expand Medicaid by executive action (Vetos funds for New Judge Appointments)

    06/20/2014 11:00:22 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 24 replies
    Daily Press ^ | 12:22 p.m. EDT, June 20, 2014 | Travis Fain
    RICHMOND— Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to expand Medicaid by executive action, he said Friday, sidestepping a Republican-controlled General Assembly that has blocked expansion through legislative action. McAuliffe also said he will veto sections of the state budget, including language meant to block expansion by fiat. His administration is looking at a number of options - which the governor did not detail - and expects to have a formal plan by September. The move leads Virginia into complex legal ground on arguably the most divisive political issue in the state. The governor said he'll allow most the spending plan to become...
  • VA Medicaid saga takes new twist [McAuliffe promises veto of expansion amendment in budget bill]

    06/20/2014 10:36:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 20, 2014 | Ferdous Al-Faruque
    irginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) on Friday said he would sign the state’s two-year budget but veto an amendment that would prevent him from expanding Medicaid under ObamaCare. McAuliffe plans to move forward with an expansion of Medicaid in his state under the new healthcare law. He also will scrap a proposed legislative commission on Medicaid reform, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The Virginia Democrat has ordered Secretary of Health and Human Resources Bill Hazel to propose a Medicaid expansion plan by Sept. 1. McAuliffe promised he would expand Medicaid when he was running for governor. “We have the right...
  • McAuliffe explores whether he can expand Medicaid coverage without legislature’s okay (Virginia)

    05/02/2014 11:54:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Washington Post's Virginia Politics ^ | May 1, 2014 | Laura Vozzella
    RICHMOND — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is considering expanding health coverage for the poor without the approval of the state legislature, a move that would muscle his top priority past Republican opponents but also throw his young administration into a partisan firestorm and uncertain legal territory. McAuliffe and his top advisers have consulted lawyers, health-care experts and legislators on how to bypass the GOP-dominated House of Delegates, according to three people familiar with the discussions. A fourth, who like the others spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to reveal private strategy, said the office of...
  • BAUER: Terry McAuliffe, bait-and-switch culture warrior

    04/14/2014 9:34:47 AM PDT · by HokieMom · 10 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4-11-14 | Gary Bauer
    In his campaign for governor last fall, Terry McAuliffe adopted the straightforward slogan "Putting Jobs First" to convey to Virginia voters that, if elected, he would make the commonwealth's economy his first priority. Mr. McAuliffe's surrogates similarly touted the former Democratic moneyman's fiscal focus. Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine endorsed Mr. McAuliffe because, he said, "We want somebody who wakes up thinking about jobs, thinking about the economy, thinking about finding a great deal, thinking about training the workforce." "I know what Terry's priority is," Mr. Kaine continued. "It's economic opportunity for Virginia." Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/11/bauer-terry-mcauliffe-culture-warrior/#ixzz2ysZPPChy Follow us: @washtimes on...
  • The McAuliffe Way: Not What The Framers Intended

    04/06/2014 10:04:01 AM PDT · by RightSideNews · 26 replies
    Virginia Free Citizen ^ | April 4, 2014 | Frank Salvato
    Mr. McAuliffe stated,point blank,he would not engage in partisan skullduggery to affect the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare at the expense of the Virginia State budget, yet that is exactly what he is doing. Less than six months after taking office, Mr. McAuliffe is not only doing “a 180” on his campaign promise not to hold the budget hostage to his whim, but doing so at the expense of the State budget and the well-being of State government. So what does it mean when we say Gov. McAuliffe and his Progressive and Democrat stooges will hold the budget hostage in...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe's First Veto Is Against Gun Owners

    03/19/2014 7:55:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/19/14 | AWR Hawkins
    On March 19th Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) used his first veto to strike down a bill "meant to clarify state law" regarding how gun owners without a concealed carry permit may store firearms in a vehicle. The bill, HB 962, was sponsored by Delegate Benjamin L. Cline (R-Rockbridge). According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the bill said "the weapon would be considered secured if it was in a container or compartment – such as console or glove compartment – that was closed but not necessarily locked."
  • With Terry McAuliffe in Office, VA Lawmakers Announce Push for Gun Control

    01/16/2014 7:56:38 AM PST · by rktman · 33 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 1/15/2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Just days after Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) was sworn into office, Virginia Democratic lawmakers announced their plans to push more gun control in 2014. The Associated Press reports the proposals include the expanded background checks which McAuliffe supported during his gubernatorial campaign.
  • Work halted on new U.S. Route 460 project (Central Virginia)

    01/15/2014 11:31:21 AM PST · by Portcall24 · 12 replies
    The Progress-Index ^ | 15 Jan 14 | From Wire Reports
    RICHMOND - Gov. Terry McAuliffe's transportation chief says work has been suspended on a new toll road that would run parallel to U.S. Route 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg. Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne told the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday that no more money will be spent on the $1.4 billion, 55-mile highway until the state receives a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers. The project "should have been vetted a couple of years ago," Layne said. "There will be no more money spent on 460 until the permitting process is complete." Even then, McAuliffe has said he...
  • McAuliffe sworn in as Virginia governor

    01/12/2014 8:05:35 AM PST · by yoe · 37 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 11, 2014 | Laura Vozzella, Rachel Weiner and Mark Berman
    [snip] Invoking predecessors Thomas Jefferson and Timothy M. Kaine, his good friends Bill and Hillary Clinton standing directly behind him, McAuliffe promised transparency and a renewed commitment to finding consensus in a GOP-dominated state Capitol.
  • Beretta Passes on Building Factory in VA over McAuliffe Gun Control Stance

    12/25/2013 6:18:22 AM PST · by rktman · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 12/24/2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Until Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe (D) was elected on November 5, Beretta USA had the Old Dominion on a short list of states in which it could build a new factory.
  • McAuliffe Already Making Moves on Gun Control in Virginia

    11/22/2013 7:39:59 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 11/21/2013 | Katie Pavlich
    Terry McAuliffe won't take his place as the Governor of Virginia until January, but he isn't wasting any time when it comes to getting ahead on his anti-gun agenda. During the campaign, McAuliffe advocated for a ban on semi-automatic rifles and standard capacity magazines. Now, he's hired Lori Haas, the Virginia State Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence [CSGV], to help with his transition team. Haas' daughter was shot during the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. More from the DC: Despite claiming support for the Second Amendment, Haas’s appointment to this position to help assemble his Administration sends...
  • Biden, A Man Of Many Words, Omits One At Va. Rally: 'Obama'

    11/05/2013 1:39:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | November 4, 2013 | Frank James
    Anyone waiting expectantly for Vice President Biden to name check President Obama at an election eve rally Monday went away disappointed. Besides singing the praises of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe at the Northern Virginia event, Biden mentioned Democratic Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner (favorably) and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz (unfavorably). He singled out McAuliffe's Republican opponent, Ken Cuccinelli, by name. Biden even referred to his own wife and his father. But there was no mention of the president. Nor any mention of health care, aside from a reference to Cuccinelli's participation, as Virginia attorney general, in conservative efforts...
  • Revealed: Obama Campaign Bundler Helping Fund Libertarian in VA

    11/05/2013 6:10:23 AM PST · by Texas Eagle · 20 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 11/5/13 | Meredith Jessup
    A major Democratic Party benefactor and Obama campaign bundler helped pay for professional petition circulators responsible for getting Virginia Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert C. Sarvis on the ballot — a move that could split conservative votes in a tight race. Campaign finance records show the Libertarian Booster PAC has made the largest independent contribution to Sarvis’ campaign, helping to pay for professional petition circulators who collected signatures necessary to get Sarvis’ name on Tuesday’s statewide ballot.
  • Levin: RINO’s, Rove, Push For McAuliffe Win

    11/04/2013 7:50:58 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 40 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | November 4, 2013 | Jeffrey Lord
    Leave it to Mark Levin to say exactly what many conservatives have believed but not said. The RINO wing of the GOP — and Karl Rove specifically — do not want a Ken Cuccinnelli victory in Virginia.
  • Biden, Rubio head to Virginia for governor's race

    11/04/2013 6:47:19 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    My Way ^ | 11/4/13 | PHILIP ELLIOTT and JOSH LEDERMAN
    Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli are both looking to make Tuesday's election for governor into a referendum on President Barack Obama's health overhaul. McAuliffe planned to campaign Monday with Vice President Joe Biden a day after Obama weighed in, throwing national Democrats' full backing into the race. Cuccinelli, meanwhile, would be campaigning with Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and planned his final campaign rally with former Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, a hero of the libertarian wing of the GOP.
  • Virginia Gov: Cuccinelli casts Virginia election as referendum on Obamacare

    11/02/2013 8:21:26 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 41 replies
    Washington Times ^ | November 2, 2013 | David Sherfinski
    WOODBRIDGE — Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli got a boost from two midwestern Republican heavyweights Saturday as he tried to spur his voters to the polls by casting Tuesday’s gubernatorial election as a referendum on President Obama’s health care overhaul. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, who grew up in Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stumped for Mr. Cuccinelli Saturday afternoon after the state’s attorney general started his day in the Richmond area. “I’m here today, along with the support from other governors across the country, to testify that Ken Cuccinelli has what it takes to be a great leader...
  • “Virginia Will Write the Next Big Chapter in the Obamacare Story” By Clark S. Judge

    11/02/2013 3:45:59 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 43 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 1,2013 | Clark S. Judge
    Democrat Terry McAuliffe – a close ally of the president and super-wealthy Democratic Party fundraiser – is poised to be that bellwether candidate. He has loudly and repeatedly promised to march his state into a full-monty embrace of Obamacare. Meanwhile Republican Ken Cuccinelli is the nation’s most prominent state official opposing the massive law. He led state attorney generals in their anti-Obamacare lawsuits. There is also a Libertarian candidate in the race. But if he proves a spoiler, count on Democrats nationally to hold ranks. National Democrats will see the anti-Obamacare coalition as too fractured to be a viable threat...
  • EMERSON COLLEGE POLL: MCAULIFFE LEADS BY JUST TWO POINTS AHEAD OF CUCCINELLI

    11/01/2013 11:00:14 AM PDT · by tn_cruzin · 64 replies
    Emersonpoll ^ | 11/01/2013 | Emerson College
    According to a new poll, Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli has shrunk to 2 points in the Virginia gubernatorial race (42% to 40%, with Libertarian Robert Sarvis at 13%). At the beginning of the month, McAuliffe was up five points (43% to 38%), suggesting Cuccinelli is gaining momentum going into the last weekend of the election. The survey was conducted October 25 to October 30, with 874 likely voters at a 3.24% margin of error. Despite his slim lead in the poll, 55 percent of Virginia likely voters believe that McAuliffe will be elected, with only 28...
  • Values Voter-Style Candidate Ken Cuccinelli Rebounds in Virginia Governor's Race

    10/31/2013 4:17:00 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | October 31, 2013 | Tyler O'Neil
    In a battleground state where Democrats label religious faith as too extreme, Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli, known for his strong support of homeschooling, pro-life, and other values voter issues, has tightened the Virginia governor's race, nearly catching up to Democrat Terry McAuliffe and perhaps making the race "too close to call." The new poll from Quinnipiac University, released Wednesday, found McAuliffe ahead at 45 percent to Cuccinelli's 41 percent, but it also discovered that if Libertarian Party candidate Robert Sarvis were not in the race, McAuliffe would only lead by two points – 47 percent to 45 percent – making...
  • As Ken Cuccinelli rebounds, Terry McAuliffe warns he could lose

    10/31/2013 11:46:55 AM PDT · by HokieMom · 56 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | OCTOBER 31, 2013 | PAUL BEDARD
    As the polls tighten in the Virginia gubernatorial race, Democrat Terry McAuliffe is dropping his front-runner swagger and warning that he could lose. In an email to supporters meant to inspire them to vote, he said simply: “Ignore the polls.” Some polls show that the race is getting close, with Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli getting to as close as three points in one poll, though most still show McAuliffe with a significant lead. But the former Democratic Party chairman is worried about turnout in a year when voters are turned off by both candidates and there is no other...
  • McAuliffe Up By 4 Points, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds (CUCCINELLI ROARING BACK!!!)

    10/30/2013 6:10:59 AM PDT · by ScottinVA · 118 replies
    Quinnipiac Poll ^ | 30 October 2013 | Quinnipiac University
    The Virginia governor's race is going down to the wire with Democrat Terry McAuliffe clinging to a slight 45 - 41 percent likely voter lead over Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, and 9 percent for Libertarian Party candidate Robert Sarvis, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to the results of an October 23 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University, showing McAuliffe up 46 - 39 percent, with Sarvis at 10 percent. Today's survey shows that if Sarvis were not in the race, McAuliffe would have 47 percent to 45 percent for Cuccinelli, too close...
  • AP Reporter’s Mistake: Did The Punishment Fit The Crime?

    10/22/2013 11:54:43 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 15 replies
    Wa Po ^ | 10/22/2013 | Paul Farhi
    Reporters, you may have noticed, make lots of mistakes. But an error made by an Associated Press reporter in a 112-word story this month has proved particularly damaging — especially to the reporter and his editors — and has raised questions about the appropriate response when a news organization gets its facts wrong. Veteran AP reporter Bob Lewis was fired this week after mistakenly reporting that Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D) had lied to a federal investigator probing a Rhode Island estate planner involved in a fraudulent death-benefits scheme.
  • Bill Clinton to campaign for Virginia gubernatorial candidate McAuliffe

    10/20/2013 3:13:04 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 10/20/13 | Margaret Chadbourn - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton will campaign this month for his longtime friend, Terry McAuliffe, who is running for governor of Virginia. McAuliffe's campaign on Sunday said Clinton will join the Democratic gubernatorial candidate on October 27 for a three-day tour around Virginia. .. ... McAuliffe, a former Democratic National Committee chairman, is a close ally of the Clintons and was the co-chairman of Bill Clinton's 1996 presidential re-election campaign and Hillary Clinton's failed 2008 presidential campaign.
  • Hillary Clinton stumps for Terry McAuliffe

    10/20/2013 9:22:09 AM PDT · by yoe · 17 replies
    Politico ^ | October 19. 2013 | EMILY SCHULTHEIS and MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Hillary Clinton made her first campaign appearance in nearly five years on Saturday to support Terry McAuliffe, her old friend who’s running as the Democratic nominee for governor in Virginia. [snip]She laid out a case for him that rested strongly on women’s equality, gay marriage and rejecting the “scorched earth” politics that have defined Washington over the past several months. Though she didn’t directly call out Republicans, it was clear who she was talking about when she said some politicians have been operating in an “evidence-free zone”, “do not believe in America’s progress” and are trying to “hijack” the future....
  • Hillary Takes Veiled Shots at Obama in McAuliffe Endorsement Speech

    10/19/2013 3:53:08 PM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-19-13 | Matthew Boyle
    FALLS CHURCH, Virginia -- While giving a speech endorsing Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s Virginia gubernatorial bid at a small concert and theater venue just outside Washington, D.C., former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took several veiled shots at President Barack Obama and the way her 2008 Democratic primary opponent has run Washington since being first elected five years ago. While Clinton never mentioned Obama by name, she used innuendo and some indirect references to try to separate herself from the president ahead of what is widely expected to be another run at the White House for her in 2016. “I thought...
  • Don't Let Them Destroy Virginia ad (Rush just had this on)

    Don't Let Them Destroy Virginia! If Cuccinelli's been convinced by republican consultants not to fignt, then we need to pick up the flag and fight for him to defeat McCauliffe!
  • Hillary Clinton to campaign with McAuliffe in VA

    10/15/2013 6:53:12 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 22 replies
    Hillary Clinton will campaign with Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D) this weekend. It will be Clinton's her first public campaign event since she left the Obama administration in February. Clinton will officially endorse McAuliffe at a "Women for Terry" event in Northern Virginia on Saturday afternoon, McAuliffe's campaign announced. This will be the former secretary of State's third event for McAuliffe, after hosting two fundraisers, and her first public campaign stop in years. The Clintons have long been close with McAuliffe. He headed the Democratic National Committee while President Clinton was in office and was a top fundraiser for...
  • Clinton, Reid, DNC took campaign contributions from deathbed identity thief

    10/14/2013 5:02:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/14/2013 | Patrick Howley
    Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Preibus called for Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to return campaign donations they received from a man who pled guilty to identity theft of the terminally ill.Clinton, Reid, and the DNC all received donations from Joseph Caramadre. Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe invested $47,000 in an illegal business in which Caramadre applied for annuities and bonds with the stolen identities of dying people.Caramadre donated $27,000 to McAuliffe’s last gubernatorial campaign in 2009 and hosted a fundraiser for the former DNC chairman. McAuliffe and his campaign immediately vowed to...
  • WaPo: Say, Terry McAuliffe Struggles with Telling the Truth, Huh?

    10/11/2013 10:25:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2013 | Daniel Doherty
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) may be a slick politician and perhaps the next governor of Virginia, but that isn’t stopping the Washington Post from musing about his reputation as an embellisher and exaggerator on the campaign trail. Case in point: It’s a standard nugget in Terry McAuliffe’s stump speech, a tale of government procurement gone so bad that $800 taxpayer-funded chairs blocked the careers of 100 would-be nursing students. Very little of it is true. Here’s how the Democratic candidate for governor has been telling it: McAuliffe met a college president who grumbled about having to buy campus...
  • Clinton camp sees swift end to race (Jimmah backs Obama?)

    05/08/2008 5:36:05 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 17 replies · 135+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 9 May 2008
    HILLARY Clinton's campaign overnight predicted a rapid end to the Democratic White House race next month as the press read the last rites to her quest to be the first woman president. With more party elders drifting to Barack Obama's camp and the media declaring the nominating battle all but over, Senator Clinton aides battled back with appeals for voters to be heard and for new donors to come forward. Even as he vowed no surrender from the former first lady, Clinton campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe said party bosses known as "superdelegates" would coalesce behind a candidate once the final...
  • McAuliffe: Hillary May Drop Out

    08/10/2005 7:14:14 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 141 replies · 3,221+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/10/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Former Democratic Party chairman Terry McAuliffe is reportedly predicting that 2008 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will drop out of her 2006 Senate reelection race if a challenger like Jeanine Pirro forces her to spend campaign cash earmarked for her presidential race. "I had a conversation with Terry McAuliffe during the Republican convention," former top Clinton campaign advisor Dick Morris told Fox News Channel's "Hannity & Colmes" Wednesday night. "And I said, 'Do you think Hillary runs for re-election to the Senate if she has a tough race?'" According to Morris, McAuliffe replied: "No, why should she squander $30 million getting...
  • DNC Releases New TV Ad on Eve of Inauguration: "Ready"

    01/19/2005 5:05:11 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 38 replies · 1,145+ views
    Washington, DC – The Democratic National Committee (DNC) today released a new 30-second television ad titled "Ready." "Ready" will air on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News Channel to coincide with President George W. Bush's upcoming inauguration.Final audio script is below. To view the ad, click here.To request a Beta copy, contact Parag Chokshi at chokship@dnc.org.AUDIO SCRIPTDNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe: Mr. President, congratulations. Democrats are eager to work with you.But make no mistake - we will not abandon our long held principles.On Social Security, we will not let you undermine its fundamental guarantee.On taxes, we'll fight your efforts to shift the...
  • Brad Carson considered as replacement for Terry McAuliffe.

    11/09/2004 9:57:40 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 75 replies · 2,079+ views
    The Tulsa World. ^ | 11/6/2004 | By JIM MYERS
    By JIM MYERS World Washington Bureau 11/6/2004 WASHINGTON -- Democrat Brad Carson's message could not overcome the Republican wave in Oklahoma to help him become the state's next U.S. senator, but some party leaders think that message still could help Democrats nationally. Jay Parmley, the chairman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, said he has been contacted by party leaders in other states, suggesting Carson as a successor to Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe. Carson, they believe, could help the party talk to voters in the so-called red states like Oklahoma that voted overwhelmingly for President Bush. "McAuliffe has done...
  • Where Oh Where is That Punk Terry McAwful?

    11/03/2004 8:12:18 AM PST · by conservativeinferno · 17 replies · 303+ views
    11/3/04 | conservativeinferno
    I can't wait to hear from him after he predicted a Kerry and Dasshole victory!
  • McAuliff: "Cheney needs to change his medications"

    11/01/2004 6:46:30 PM PST · by Timeout · 125 replies · 275+ views
    11/1/04
    Hannity chomping on him for that comment. I can't wait to see that scum's face tomorrow night....if he shows up, that is. He may be hiding in George Soros' lap.
  • In Case You Missed It: DNC Chair on Fox News' "Special Debate Coverage," 10/13/04

    10/13/2004 8:49:49 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 33 replies · 1,978+ views
    Fox News' "Special Debate Coverage," 10/13/04 FOX NEWS’ SEAN HANNITY: “Why don't you condemn Dennis Kucinich when he says the President’s targeting civilians for assassination? We’re at war and your party has politicized the war, and your party has said false things about the President. Your party has called the President a liar every day. And I think as a leader you ought to say, if you want to change the tone of Washington it's going to start with me.”  DNC CHAIR TERRY MCAULIFFE: “No, no. Let's change George Bush and get this country moving in the right direction.”  HANNITY:...
  • Debate Voting -- List of On-Line Polls from DNC Email

    10/13/2004 11:20:33 AM PDT · by Scott Mahrle · 37 replies · 3,329+ views
    DNC Email | 10/13/04 | Terry McAuliffe
    Terry McAuliffe was kind enough to send me the list of on-line polls to Freep after the debate tonight in the email below. Make sure you hit them all! Dear Scott Mahrle, We need your help one last time. So far the debates have been two clear wins for John Kerry. And your actions after the debate have been absolutely crucial in keeping the Republican spin machine in check. Tonight is the final debate between John Kerry and George W. Bush, the one where the post-debate spin will solidify and last until Election Day. If you have not taken action...
  • WHY WAS TERRY USING TERMS FROM THE CBS MEMO 9 HOURS BEFORE BROADCAST?

    09/23/2004 12:26:22 PM PDT · by Rutles4Ever · 16 replies · 1,691+ views
    National Review ^ | 9/23/2004 | Jim Gerghaty
    [09/23 03:16 PM] Man, those guys at the RNC are a regular Bloodhound Gang or Mod Squad. Take a look at this little observation: 9 HOURS BEFORE THE CBS REPORT: "Democratic Party chairman Terry McAuliffe said, 'George W. Bush's cover story on his National Guard service is rapidly unraveling. ... George W. Bush needs to answer why he regularly misled the American people about his time in the Guard and who applied political pressure on his behalf to have his performance reviews 'sugarcoated.'" (Terence Hunt, "Questions Raised About Bush Guard Service," The Associated Press, 9/9/04) (I checked with the RNC...
  • Chairman Gillespie’s Prepared Remarks from Today’s RNC Press Conference

    09/17/2004 1:33:05 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 5 replies · 726+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 17, 2004
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Iverson 202-863-8614Thanks everyone for coming. I am proud to announce that the RNC has met and exceeded our goal of registering 3 million new voters in this cycle. As of today we have registered 3,047,073 voters. The President is attracting new voters and has historic levels of support from Republicans around the country. We are expanding our party and building coalitions that will lead us to victory in November. Last week in Monroe, Louisiana, I welcomed Rep. Rodney Alexander to the Republican Party. He became the 200th elected Democrat to switch parties since President George...
  • Mr. McAuliffe, Have You No Shame?

    09/13/2004 9:25:15 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 14 replies · 1,951+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 13, 2004
    Something to Yak About – Mr. McAuliffe, Have You No Shame?Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe has a well-earned reputation for slash and burn, scorched-earth politics, but has he sunk to unprecedented lows? McAuliffe has once again actively taken to attacking the president’s military service and his honorable discharge. All this forces us to ask one question of Terry McAuliffe: Sir, have you no shame? The answer seems apparent. Slime Time Live That’s not our title, that’s what Newsweek Magazine has titled the latest piece by Howard Fineman and Michael Isikoff. The piece leads with Kerry campaign bigwig Mary...
  • Whose Fingerprints Are On This? - Literally

    09/10/2004 5:30:21 PM PDT · by Williams · 9 replies · 800+ views
    9/10/04
    Talk about no chain of custody! Rather seems to have said zero about who gave them these documents and how they allegedly got their hands on them. There also seems to have been no examination of any originals. But even whatever copy CBS was given should have been examined as an "original" piece of evidence.Whose fingerprints were on it? Who has been handling it recently, if not 30 years ago? If these really are copies of originals, when were the copies made?If they were made two months ago, did someone have the originals then? Then where are the originals? If...
  • McAuliffe denies involvement in memos flap

    09/10/2004 8:05:30 PM PDT · by Utah Girl · 62 replies · 2,052+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 9/10/2004 | Stephen Dinan
    Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe today said neither his organization nor John Kerry´s campaign leaked to CBS documents questioning President Bush´s service record, which may have been forged. He suggested White House adviser Karl Rove could be behind the documents. "I can unequivocally say that no one involved here at the Democratic National Committee had anything at all to do with any of those documents. If I were an aspiring young journalist, I think I would ask Karl Rove that question," Mr. McAuliffe said. Asked later if he believed Mr. Rove or Republican operatives were involved, he said: "I...
  • DNC head: Bush lied (Poor Terry)

    09/10/2004 5:44:02 PM PDT · by Indy Pendance · 28 replies · 912+ views
    UPI ^ | 9-10-04
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe said more than a dozen times Friday that President Bush had lied to the American public. "It has become crystal clear that the president has lied to the American public about his military service," McAuliffe said. "What were they covering up?" he added. "This White House makes the Nixon White House look like it was open, honest and trustworthy." But even as he launched the DNC's third day of accusations that the president was untruthful about whether he fulfilled his duties in the Air National Guard during the Vietnam...
  • Terry McAuliffe Blames Karl Rove for Memo-Gate!!!

    09/10/2004 10:50:48 AM PDT · by TheDoctorNoh · 106 replies · 3,695+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 9/10/04 | DoctorNoh
    "I can unequivocally say that no one involved here at the Democratic National Committee had anything at all to do with any of those documents. If I were an aspiring young journalist, I think I would ask Karl Rove that question," Mr. McAuliffe said.
  • Statement From RNC Communications Director (on McAwful)

    09/08/2004 8:43:45 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 28 replies · 868+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Iverson 202-863-8614Washington, DC -- Statement from RNC Communications Director Jim Dyke regarding Terry McAuliffe's latest personal attack on President Bush: "Terry McAuliffe has a long history of false and reckless statements that have been proven wrong. This is just another in a long litany of silly statements."
  • Interview with Terry McAuliffe

    09/01/2004 10:02:26 PM PDT · by crushelits · 20 replies · 1,090+ views
    hughhewitt.com ^ | 08-31-2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    HEWITT: Sitting across from me Terry McAuliffe. Strike me dead. It’s so good to see you here Mr. Chairman. It’s good to have you at the Democratic National Convention and at the Republican National Convention MCAULIFFE: Who would have thought that I’d be going around with a credential at the Republican Convention. HEWITT: Can you stay for a couple of hours? MCAULIFFE: Love to. Love it here. Everybody is being hospitable to me. HEWITT: I want to start with some very easy questions. MCAULIFFE: Yeah. HEWITT: Do you believe that John Kerry took a CIA man into Cambodia and kept...
  • Sunday Supplement: Gillespie Sets The Record Straight

    07/18/2004 3:48:44 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 36 replies · 1,427+ views
    GILLESPIE SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHTChairman Ed Gillespie on CBS' "Face The Nation"________________________________________________CBS' BOB SCHIEFFER: And both of our combatants are in the studio with us this morning. On the right Ed Gillespie. On my left Terry McAuliffe. Let's start with you Mr. Gillespie. The Democrats are going to hold their convention next week. And their theme is going to be "Stronger At Home, Respected In The World." After three-and-a-half years, do you believe that this country is stronger at home and respected in the world, because obviously that's not what the Democrats mean?RNC CHAIRMAN ED GILLESPIE: Well I do. And...
  • Statement from RNC Communications Director Jim Dyke

    05/28/2004 3:09:13 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 5 replies · 203+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Iverson202-863-8614 Washington, DC—RNC Communications Director Jim Dyke issued the following statement today in response to a news conference by DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe. “If former Secretary of State Madeline Albright is willing to mislead Americans by mischaracterizing a recent study saying ‘basically there are 18,000 more terrorists. And so it’s a little bit like every time we attack we create more of them,’ then it is a breeze for DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe to make false, misleading and inaccurate statements about a budget that does not yet exist.” Associated Press May 26, 2004“The IISS said...
  • McAullife tries to keep the Hispanic vote

    05/07/2004 8:48:18 PM PDT · by plushaye · 9 replies · 114+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 7 2004 | Leonardo Aldridge (AP)
    McAullife tries to keep the Hispanic vote Friday, May 7th, 2004. By Leonardo Aldridge of Associated Press SAN JUAN – Democratic Party President Terry McAullife paid a fleeting visit to a sector in San Juan on Friday in an attempt to calm down critics who claim that presidential candidate John Kerry has not been receptive to the complaints of Hispanics and other minorities. During his trip to Cantera, McAullife said Kerry’s presidency would mean more benefits for Hispanics than those they have received under the George W. Bush Administration. "Kerry’s administration will make more for the Hispanic community, like giving...