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Early Virginia Governor Poll: McAullife 40, Cuccinelli 39

c301 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:05 PM
I wish No. Va. would leave Va and join up with MD. And not all of Richmond is dem territory- the suburbs surely are not (at least the West End)- I'm sure you mean the inner city.

I know, I know...more polls already?  Yes, actually.  Like it or not, it's an election year, and gubernatorial battles in New Jersey and Virginia will present conservatives with two early opportunities to make a statement about President Obama's re-election.  Recall that these two states set the table for the red wave of 2010 by electing Chris Christie and Bob McDonnell one year earlier -- and they'll have the chance to reprise their roles in 2013.  Everyone has an opinion about Christie, but at the moment his position looks very robust, almost boringly so.  Once the race heats up, things...