Ken Cuccinelli On Dave Brat: ‘He’s A Conservative Professor So He

June 15th, 2014 4:23 PM
Ken Cuccinelli, former Attorney General and Republican Gubernatorial candidate in Virginia, poked fun at supposed “juggernaut” Hillary Clinton and offered praise to GOP congressional candidate Dave Brat. Appearing as a guest on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, June 15, Cuccinelli commended Brat and how he “Connected when he talked about issues. He’s an economics professor...he's a conservative…

MSNBC Hits Limbaugh's 'Venom and Hate' and 'Anti-Women Crusader' Cucci

November 11th, 2013 5:42 PM
On MSNBC's PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton began the show with a segment in which he called Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli an "anti-woman crusader" and complained about "ugly words" and "venom and hate" after playing comments from conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh.

CNN's Candy Crowley: Virginia Results 'Not Some Huge Rejection of the

November 6th, 2013 3:43 PM
CNN’s Candy Crowley, the worst debate moderator of 2012, disappointed liberals on Tuesday night by failing to see the Virginia election returns as proof that the Tea Party is fading away. “This is clearly not some huge rejection of the Tea Party,” Crowley told Anderson Cooper shortly after 10 pm. (Transcript and video below.)

Heilemann Warns Dems Against Rejoicing Over 'Horrible Candidate' Cucci

November 6th, 2013 3:26 PM
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, New York magazine's John Heilemann described Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli as a "horrible candidate" as he cautioned Democrats that Cuccinelli still might have triumphed over Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe if the Virginia Republican had had more money and if the government shutdown had not occurred…

'Moving to the Middle': Networks Push 'Crushing' Win for Christie Vs

November 6th, 2013 12:59 PM
  The three morning shows on Wednesday announced that a "crushing victory" for Chris Christie in New Jersey will force the Republican Party to "move to the middle" against Tea Party "firebrands." According to CBS This Morning's Chip Reid, Christie hoped for a big win to "show that Republicans who favor consensus over ideological purity can win – even in blue states like New Jersey." [See…

Matthews Says McAuliffe Leading in Virginia With Graphic On Screen Sho

November 5th, 2013 7:40 PM
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews moments ago said “Democrat Terry McAuliffe is leading” in Virginia’s governor’s race. Rather deliciously, he said this with a graphic on screen showing Republican Ken Cuccinelli up 53-37 (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Pelosi To Do Letterman's Top Ten List on Election Night

November 4th, 2013 12:58 PM
There are some key elections happening at the gubernatorial level Tuesday that people will be playing close attention to. As such, the folks at CBS thought this would be a great time to bring House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on to the Late Show to present David Letterman's Top Ten List.

Daily Beast Lies About Cuccinelli's Appeal of Sodomy Case, Scoffs at N

October 31st, 2013 1:35 PM
If you're a real libertarian, what should matter to you most of all is sexual freedom, all other issues be damned. That's the insulting subtext to Ben Jacobs's October 31 story at The Daily Beast, "Ken Cuccinelli's Libertarian Love Affair." "Can the anti-sodomy candidate be the standard bearer for libertarians?" Jacobs asked in his lead paragraph, adding, "Ken Cuccinelli sure hopes so."…

MSNBC Slams 'Voter Purge' in Va. That Scrubbed Some 38,000 Registered

October 21st, 2013 4:32 PM
Just behind the "war on women" and charges of racism, MSNBC's third favorite bogeyman is the specter of "voter suppression." The network was obsessed with that meme in 2012 and will doubtless pound the pulpit on it in the congressional midterms, but it's been relatively quiet about it in 2013. That changed today when MSNBC Live anchor Thomas Roberts brought on Kathy Culliton-Gonzalez of The…

NewsBusters Interview: Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony L

October 19th, 2013 12:27 PM
The only competitive gubernatorial race this year is in Virginia, where the state's newspapers have demonstrated a viciously negative bias against conservative Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. One expert who is seeing all of this on the ground is Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the Susan B. Anthony List, which has been the pro-life counterpoint to Emily's List for more than 20 years.…

WashPost's Henneberger Notes Democrat Men Behaving Badly on Va. Campai

October 6th, 2013 12:48 AM
You have to give credit where credit is due. In Saturday's Washington Post, columnist Melinda Henneberger did readers a favor by relaying the nastiness and misogyny that some liberal male voters in Virginia have exhibited towards female campaign volunteers for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli.  "[A]s Greater McLean Republican Women's Club President Anne Gruner was setting up…

WashPost Relishes Cuccinelli Attacks on Front Page of Metro; Rebuttal

October 3rd, 2013 11:52 AM
The Washington Post kept up its crusade to attack Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli in Thursday’s paper. In a story covering a debate between the two candidates vying to succeed Cuccinelli as attorney general, reporters Frederick Kunkle and Michael Laris put only one candidate’s quote on the front page: the Democrat attacking Cuccinelli as an extremist and abuser of power.…

Daily Beast Contributor Worries Lame Joke by Cuccinelli Supporter Beco

September 18th, 2013 6:53 PM
A lame ethnic joke made by a Cuccinelli supporter at a campaign rally could be the Virginia attorney general's "macaca" moment. At least that's the concern-trolling pablum that former George H.W. Bush opposition research counsel Lloyd Green published on Wednesday at The Daily Beast. Daily Beast editors, doubtless no fans of the conservative Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate,…

WaPo: Fertilized Egg Is Not 'A Living Being' Until Implantation

September 18th, 2013 1:25 PM
It's Science 101 time for the editorialists at the Washington Post, whose opposition to Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is so fierce that they will literally twist the facts of life to fit their agenda. As Steve Ertelt at Life News noted Tuesday afternoon, the editorial involved includes "a rather un-scientific claim," namely that "an unborn baby shortly after conception"…