To the early list of possible running-mates if Barack Obama is the Democratic nominee, add Mark R. Warner.
Warner is a frighteningly logical pick for the VP spot, with the seemingly insurmountable catch that he committed to running for U.S. Senate from Virginia as soon as Republican John Warner announced his retirement in early September. Read More
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 10 — If the receptions Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton respectively received at a gathering of influential Democrats last night in Richmond is any indication, Clinton is in for another tough result when Virginia holds its primary on Tuesday.
The stark difference in enthusiasm was noticeable even in passing. Outside the Stuart Read More
Go ahead and scratch Mark Warner from the V.P. short-list.
The former Virginia Governor, who was more than halfway into the 2008 presidential race before pulling out last fall, announced Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate from Virginia next year.
All sorts of forces within the national Democratic Party have been pushing Read More
With John Warner gobbling up headlines, it’s a good time to return to the question of his political future – namely, does the 80-year-old Republican have one?
The betting for some time now is that he doesn’t, and that he will hang it up next year when his fifth terms expires. Certainly, Read More
Steve Kornacki has a long column today on the reemergence of Mark Warner, the former Virginia governor who dropped out of the presidential race last year, ostensibly because he didn't want to put the strain on his family. With rumors abounding that Senator John Warner might step aside, the other, younger, Democratic Warner is Read More
Around this time last year Mark Warner was the savvy bettor’s choice for the Democratic presidential nomination, possessed of an explosive breakout potential unmatched by his fellow non-Hillary contenders. But then Barack Obama unexpectedly stepped forward, pushing Mr. Warner, and several others, to the sideline.
And yet, it Read More
Every four years, a special class of candidates emerges from among the contestants in the Presidential primaries: those who are really running for Vice President.
These would-be Veeps are not your garden-variety also-rans, the Dennis Kucinich and Duncan Hunter types who rather hilariously mistake their uncontested biannual victories in gerrymandered Congressional districts for some sort Read More
Hillary Clinton reportedly hired Mike Henry, who served as field coordinator for Gov. Mark Warner in 2001 and managed a senate race in Florida.
Hotline looks at the operatives who are free agents now that Evan Bayh has dropped out.
Andrew Cuomo is already the state’s attorney general, according to this Read More
Mark Warner’s departure is good news for Hillary Clinton.
The Albany District Attorney is investigating Alan Hevesi’s use of a state employee as a personal chauffeur.
While in New Hampshire, Rudy Giuliani hedges on when he’ll decide to run for president.
Daily News looks at the upcoming debates between Andrew Cuomo Read More
Liz does the math and figures there are 18 lobbyist per lawmaker in Albany.
Hillary explains when torture is okay.
Evan Bayh responds [pdf] to Mark Warner’s withdrawal from the presidential race.
Con Ed says the blackout in Queens was not their fault. Queens Assemblyman Mike Gianaris and other electeds Read More