Gerry Connolly (D, VA) concedes VA in 2012.
Shocking. I mean that literally: the control chip must have shorted out, or something. Representative Connolly finally admitted something that we all already knew: forget about what the 2008 map looked like. This is going to be a 2004 election, or maybe a 2000 election: Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said if the 2012 presidential election was held today, President Barack Obama wouldn’t win Virginia, a | Read More »
Gerry Connolly (D, VA-11): are your consituents bigots?
(H/T: Hot Air Headlines) Given the way that the Democratic party’s leadership has been viciously attacking supporters of the Arizona immigration law, this is a fair question to ask. It turns out that a county which is partially represented by Rep. Connolly (Prince William County, Virginia) has been checking the immigration status of suspects since 2007: For the last three years, a county in Virginia | Read More »
How unpopular is the Democrats’ federal health care rationing bill?
This unpopular: RICHMOND, Va. — With five Democrats defecting, the Virginia Senate today passed a Republican measure that says Virginians don’t have to buy health insurance. Voting 23-17, the Democratic-controlled Senate kicked to the House a bill by Sen. Frederick Quayle, R-Suffolk, that supporters say will send a message to Washington about its efforts to overhaul the health-care system. (Via AoSHQ Headlines) The bill should | Read More »
Hard to say what’s the goofiest thing about Gerry Connolly (VA-11).
Oddly, the link Jim Geraghty gave no longer shows the quote (also referenced here) by Connolly (VA-11 is a mere D+2 district, by the way), so I’ll repeat it. The context is in regard to the stimulus: “I want to be there with all four paws and snout in the trough.” Again, hard to tell what’s the goofiest bit: that Gerry Connolly thinks it’s a | Read More »