Davis's star rose when she filibustered a state bill limiting abortion, making her a hero of the left.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe's gubernatorial campaign is launching Facebook ads targeting Virginia's substantial federal worker population that attack Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) for the federal government shutdown.
"There are 150,000 federal employees in Virginia," read the Web ads. "Why is Ken Cuccinelli standing with the Tea Party on the government shutdown?"
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) holds a single-digit lead over Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) as she prepares to jump into the Texas gubernatorial race against him, according to a new poll.
State Sen. Wendy Davis faces long odds to succeed Rick Perry, but a Democratic win would signal seismic change.
The Texas state senator is expected to officially announce her candidacy on Oct. 1.
Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) will not run for governor in Massachusetts and instead plans to seek reelection, the Boston Globe is reporting.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) and former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe (D) on Wednesday traded barbs in their highest-profile gubernatorial debate, with McAuliffe seeking to portray Cuccinelli as extreme, Cuccinelli attacking McAuliffe for lacking experience and both going after the other's ethics.
Mitt Romney is headlining a Wednesday fundraiser for Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's (R) campaign.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe (D) leads Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) in two new polls, a sign McAuliffe has emerged as the clear favorite in Virginia's gubernatorial race.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe (D) holds a narrow lead over Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R), according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.
McAuliffe leads Cuccinelli by 44 to 41 percent, with libertarian Robert Sarvis pulling 7 percent. That's a slightly narrower lead than McAuliffe has posted in some other recent polls.