The investigation is the latest example of the complicated relationship between McDonnell and Cuccinelli. McDonnell is supporting Cuccinelli’s [Gubernatorial] bid and raising money for him, but the two butted heads earlier this year when Cuccinelli opposed McDonnell’s bipartisan transportation bill. And undoubtedly voters’ approval of McDonnell and his administration will play a role in Cuccinelli’s fate this November.
Meanwhile, the Virginia GOP just nominated for Lieutenant Governor a guy who’s conservative to the point of parody—he’s defended the Constitution’s 3/5th clause, for example—and some on the right are fretting that he might cost Cuccinelli the election (Photo credit: AP). source
May 22, 2013 // 22:08 // 9 months ago