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  •  Don't know about VA politics (0+ / 0-)

    I have enough of a problem keeping in touch with PA politics.  What are the porspects for a Bolling administrtion?  Is he as radical as McDonnell or as unhinged as Cuccinelli?

    I do not feel obligated to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use -- Galileo Galilei

    by ccyd on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 09:42:36 AM PDT

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    •  would be few changes given shortness of time (1+ / 0-)
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      with less than 6 months left in term

      Bolling is a traditional probusiness Republican.

      He does not have the tea-party positions of a Cuccinelli

      biggest difference would be that State Senate would go to gridlock, being split 20-20.

      Oh, and then there is this -  State Senate is NOT up for election this year, and at this point most people would make Dem Ralph Northam a favorite over Repub Jackson, but that represents a problem in itself, since Northam is a state senator that Dems whose seat Dems MIGHT have trouble holding in a special election.  

      "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

      by teacherken on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 10:07:17 AM PDT

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      •  Good luck (0+ / 0-)

        Hopefully justice will be done and you get a reasonable legislature and governor when all the dust settles.

        I do not feel obligated to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use -- Galileo Galilei

        by ccyd on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 10:30:02 AM PDT

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        •  it is even more complicated (1+ / 0-)
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          candidate for AG is also a state senator, although his seat might be a little easier to hold.

          One can imagine that were Bolling to be Governor briefly, Dems win AG and LT Gov and both men resign to have special to fill their seats more quickly, that Bolling might be tempted to call legislature into special session to ram through some Republican bills.  

          Dems have no chance of taking back House of Delegates.  Not even running candidates in a number of districts.  Dems considered to have reasonable chance of sweeping all 3 statewide offices.

          "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

          by teacherken on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 11:22:59 AM PDT

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