Democratic lawmakers blame infrastructure bill delay for Virginia governor loss

Democratic lawmakers blame infrastructure bill delay for Virginia governor loss

This post was originally published on this site“I think congressional Democrats blew the timing,” said Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.

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Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

This post was originally published on this site  Politicians have been on a high over the last year-plus, wielding extraordinary power with the approval of voters fearful of viral infection. Democrats, in particular, championed draconian restrictions on life and often won praise for doing so. Going into this week’s election,...

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The real role of education this Election Day

The real role of education this Election Day

This post was originally published on this site This week’s election results show education issues foremost in the minds of many voters, and suggest many parents may be seeking a course correction after 18 months of disruptions. (Image credit: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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McAuliffe concedes defeat to Youngkin

McAuliffe concedes defeat to Youngkin

This post was originally published on this site Democrat Terry McAuliffe conceded defeat to Republican Glenn Youngkin Wednesday morning, acknowledging there’s no path remaining for him to overtake Youngkin as vote-tallying continues in Virginia’s closely watched race for governor. “Congratulations to Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin on his victory,” McAuliffe said in...

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Republican Glenn Youngkin captures the governor’s mansion in Virginia

Republican Glenn Youngkin captures the governor’s mansion in Virginia

This post was originally published on this siteVoters in Virginia have elected Republican Glenn Youngkin as the next governor after years of Democratic control. The GOP win could signify a hard road to 2022 for Democrats nationwide.

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5 takeaways from Republicans’ big win in Virginia and the shocker in New Jersey

5 takeaways from Republicans’ big win in Virginia and the shocker in New Jersey

This post was originally published on this site The first big electoral night of the Biden presidency provided a bad omen for Democrats in 2022, and Republicans may have found a way to campaign in the post-Trump era. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

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Virginia goes to polls in too-close-to call bellwether election

Virginia goes to polls in too-close-to call bellwether election

This post was originally published on this site The US state of Virginia prepared to vote Tuesday for its next governor in a margin-of-error skirmish seen as the first major test of President Joe Biden’s political brand. A harbinger of the parties’ prospects in next year’s midterm elections, the race...

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What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

This post was originally published on this siteTuesday’s elections in states and cities across the country are set to serve as an early gauge of Joe Biden’s presidency and the political environment headed into next year’s midterm elections.

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House Democrats miss chance to help McAuliffe

House Democrats miss chance to help McAuliffe

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are closer than ever to clinching victory on President Biden’s Build Back Better package and the bipartisan infrastructure bill, but they’re missing the window of opportunity to boost Terry McAuliffe in the neck and neck Virginia governor’…

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It would be hard for Virginia’s race for governor to be any closer

It would be hard for Virginia’s race for governor to be any closer

This post was originally published on this siteA win for Democrats means adding to the power they’ve built over the last few years. A win for Republicans means putting a stop to that.

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