Look back to 2001, ... President Bush was at his all-time high, it was just after Sept. 11, and Virginia elected a Democratic governor.
I was the legal counsel in the effort to amend the Virginia Constitution to give Virginians the right to hunt and fish constitutionally, and we are one of the few states in the country to protect that right.
We spend at least for remedial education right now for every dollar we put in early childhood education. All the studies on early childhood education show this is going to pay for itself.
I am focusing on things where we can build on this management tradition that we have, advance smart priorities and do so in ways that save us money on the back end.
I feel the momentum is going the right way. Virginians have been happy with what Mark and I have done. They don't want to do a U-turn and that's really helping me.
I think he realizes that if he has to stand up and (answer) that, folks aren't going to like the answers he gives.
It wasn't close a few months ago.
God grants life, and God should take it away. [Do] horrible, heinous things deserve incredible punishment? You bet.
We can't just tax and pave our way out of traffic. I'll give your community more power to stop out-of-control development that increases traffic.
Often, money is taken out of that fund for other projects. I'll make sure that stops.
But people ought to be proud to be Democrats right now. You know, we're a happy warrior party. And this Congress has every reason to be very, very proud of the heavy lifting that they have done.
Race to race, the Republicans are putting up candidates that are quite far out of the mainstream in terms of should we have passed the Civil Rights Act or does Social Security need to exist.