Virginia's economic recovery key to 2012 race
March 5th, 2012
07:27 AM ET
3 years ago

Virginia's economic recovery key to 2012 race

New York (CNNMoney) - They might not be the hottest commodity on Super Tuesday, but Virginia voters are set to become one of the most sought-after prizes of the upcoming general election.

In 2008, Obama carried the state in one of the cycle's biggest surprises. Before that, Virginia had gone to the Republicans in every presidential contest since 1964.

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  1. diridi

    Folks, If you have any brain vote for this president. GOP messed. GOP stands for Rich. GOP shipped jobs overseas. Mitt Romney will sell this nation to China for Cheap labor. Just now, Economy is recuperating. Economy and this nation is going in a right direction. Period. Obama2012.

    March 5, 2012 07:43 am at 7:43 am |
  2. Anonymous

    The GOBP has soiled its brand in virtually every state of the nation. TIme will tell how badly it's damaged in VA.

    March 5, 2012 07:48 am at 7:48 am |
  3. Rudy NYC

    Republicans have fallen in love with calling people RINOs, Republicans In Name Only, and chase them away. Most people say that they don't recognize today's Republican Party. That is because the real RINOs are the people who are currently dominating the party, steering its' ideology off a cliff.

    The keys to the Republican Party not getting thoroughly drubbed in November is to smoke out their RINOs. They are driving the party off of a cliff with their extreme ideology, and I fear they will take the whole country with them.

    March 5, 2012 08:19 am at 8:19 am |
  4. GROVER NORQUIST IS A ENEMY OF THE STATE

    Well things have changed here in the Commonwealth. We may have a republican governor and general assembly, but we'll be voting for the President again in 2012.

    OBAMA/BIDEN 2012
    ELIZABETH WARREN 2012 & BEYOND

    March 5, 2012 08:25 am at 8:25 am |
  5. Namejkane fl live from teapublican moon base no taxes, no regulation no health care, free gas.

    No sane person will vote for the do nothing republicans in Nov. Move forward with DEMS, backward with the horse and buggy republicans!!

    March 5, 2012 08:35 am at 8:35 am |
  6. T'sah from Virginia

    President Obama will win Virginia again because electing him is The Only Trusted Way Forward!!! Yes We Can!!

    March 5, 2012 08:47 am at 8:47 am |
  7. ST

    The economy is going to flourish nationally regardless its snail speed. What is needed is patience. The big mistake each individual should avoid is to hand it over to those who dismantled it at the first place.

    March 5, 2012 08:49 am at 8:49 am |