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Larry Sabato
18 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 17 - 12:43pm
@AlterNet "Things are in flux" on JFK assassination documents release. Just terrific. 25 years to prepare. Now this… https://t.co/Km2UgX3uK8

Larry Sabato
18 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 17 - 12:40pm
Has Trump Cut a Deal with the CIA and FBI to Keep Concealing Key JFK Assassination Documents? @alternet https://t.co/TZPvqRuTWf

Larry Sabato
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 17 - 10:41am
How can anyone survive today on just $3.1 billion? “Trump's net worth drops $600m Forbes' list, falls 92 spots “ https://t.co/bi1nhLLyoK

Larry Sabato
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 17 - 10:17am
RT @geoffreyvs: New campaign finance reports show Northam outraised Gillespie $7.2 mil to $4.4 mil in September and had a $5.7 mil to $2.5…

Larry Sabato
21 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 17 - 9:23am
What exactly is the vetting process inside the Trump White House? Do they have one?

Larry Sabato
21 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 17 - 9:22am
I guess now the title “drug czar” can be interpreted two very different ways.

Larry Sabato
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 16 - 3:48pm
LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR VA GOVERNOR. Online reg. is fine but do it ASAP since the website could crash. https://t.co/3q2rntu9zy

Larry Sabato
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 16 - 2:31pm
The new triangulation isn't Trump v Ds v Rs, it's Trump v McConnell (GOP establishment) v Bannon (Trumpist Revolutionary Party).

Larry Sabato
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 16 - 2:05pm
The best of chums: Trump & McConnell. What's a few tweets among friends?

Larry Sabato
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 16 - 12:54pm
@jaketapper She’ll fit right in. And when she retires, she can just say, “Beam me up, Scotty!”

Larry Sabato
3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 14 - 7:20pm
@AlexanderJRigby Far better. Many congratulations to the @UVA Virginia Gentlemen on this milestone.

Larry Sabato
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 12 - 6:37pm
Yep. One of the holes in 25. https://t.co/ZF4M7rhc4g

Larry Sabato
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 12 - 2:20pm
Crystal Ball: Did Bernie Sanders cost Hillary Clinton the presidency? @BobbyBigWheel is skeptical https://t.co/UGsoQiq7jg

Larry Sabato
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 12 - 2:19pm
Crystal Ball: @geoffreyvs explains why the VA-GOV race remains close and competitive - https://t.co/ISkcbfF3pP

Larry Sabato
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 12 - 12:41pm
RT @geoffreyvs: Lunchtime reading: Latest from the Crystal Ball on why #VAGov is a close, competitive contest. Nature of off-year electorat…

Larry Sabato
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 12 - 8:57am
President's lawyers may offer Mueller a meeting with Trump https://t.co/7SLD7MFoPh

Larry Sabato
6 days ago:   Thursday Oct 12 - 6:01am
Today's Crystal Ball: With less than a month until the Virginia gubernatorial election, we take a look at why... https://t.co/3fwt0gWT7R

Larry Sabato
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 11 - 7:22pm
RT @geoffreyvs: Packed house in Minor Hall for the premiere of “This is the House that Jack Built,” the @Center4Politics’ new documentary o…

Larry Sabato
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 11 - 3:01pm
“I Hate Everyone”: Trump Seethes as Advisers Fear He Is “Unraveling” https://t.co/YJA9vTrQxy

Larry Sabato
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 11 - 1:23pm
Shorthand Trump base(Q poll): 81-12% approval for Rs, 55-40% for whites w/no college degree, 52-43% for white men. All other groups negative

Larry Sabato
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 11 - 1:06pm
AL SEN: You'd think this would hurt Roy Moore. But it's AL in 'scandals don't matter' Trump era. Still, who knows? https://t.co/Aienw2zJTm

Larry Sabato
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 11 - 12:54pm
RT @geoffreyvs: Come to the Charlottesville premiere of "This is the House that Jack Built," @Center4Politics' new documentary. It's tonigh…

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 10 - 2:17pm
Steve Bannon Privately Slammed Pence VP Pick https://t.co/rQ8LvLWf06 via @bernstein

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 10:51pm
Just as candidates should be criticized for bad behavior, they should be applauded for good. Let's be glad the debates weren't food fights.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 10:49pm
This is a comment on the 3 low-key & respectful debates Northam and Gillespie have had. I'm not endorsing over-the-line TV ads or mailers.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:59pm
I wonder if we will ever see a White House campaign as genteel and civil as this #VAGOV matchup? Hint: No.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:56pm
Gun control. I think you can guess where they stand. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:55pm
Sanctuary cities and immigration and MS-13 and long-acting contraceptives. It’ll all be in the news reports. I’m not Cliff’s Notes. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:48pm
We are back to sheriffs again. The give and take was stimulating. Attn Sheriffs: I’ll be happy to meet with you at your convenience. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:43pm
Which program will you eliminate if elected? Whew. Neither one picked the @UVA @Center4Politics . #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:40pm
I’m not a MD, but my lay opinion is that neither Northam nor Gillespie is likely to have a heart attack or stroke. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:37pm
Who showed up? First mutual attack. Northam missed meetings as LG. Northam says Gillespie only shows up for paying clients. No voices raised

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:32pm
As expected, lots of rural issues being discussed. Lots. Again, it’s the SW VA debate. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:30pm
Ah, we get a pork chop! It’s VA Sheriff’s Assn. meeting cancelled by Gov.McAuliffe. But no exchange b/c Northam isn’t given time to respond.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:26pm
They are both clearly opposed to opioid addiction. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:22pm
Northam stresses nonpartisan redistricting and says Gillespie invented it. Gillespie blames MA GOV Gerry. Long dead, Gerry left a sad legacy

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:17pm
Northam so far is avoiding mention of or attacks on Trump, who is quite unpopular in VA as a whole but beloved in SW.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:16pm
First mention of Obama by Gillespie in a very anti-Obama coal region. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:13pm
No one can say these two aren’t policy oriented—and relatively mild-mannered. #VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 7:01pm
And they’re off! Audience seems substantially R, reflecting this SW region. Lots of R public officials here.#VAGOV

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 6:53pm
There should be some heated clashes tonight. After all, it’s the last face-to-face debate for VA GOV.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 6:47pm
First ever VA GOV debate in far Southwest Virginia. @UVA_Wise worked hard to create an ideal debate environment.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 6:45pm
Two accomplished women open VA GOV debate @UVA_Wise: Chancellor Donna Henry and President Teresa Sullivan. https://t.co/YKBzRLijy7


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Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 1:05pm
If people come & play the National Anthem, & take a knee, will Pence have to leave? and https://t.co/Yb1Llr75rG... https://t.co/t4CJA3R7JP

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 1:05pm
If people come & play the National Anthem, & take a knee, will Pence have to leave? and https://t.co/Yb1Llr75rG via @rtdnews

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 11:38am
Poll: Americans Hope Trump Follows Pence’s Example and Leaves Early https://t.co/uWQKTeLymJ

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 9 - 10:00am
Best press he’s ever had https://t.co/ddh2Pf7cJz via @cjr

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 10:56pm
@Profepps @nytimes Gotta take the bad with the good. Longer list of the former. Much longer.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 10:43pm
Bob Corker Says Trump’s Recklessness Threatens ‘World War III’ via @NYTimes https://t.co/Kez1tfuSBS

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 4:41pm
Neo-Nazis have no doubt used the massive coverage of Charlottesville to recruit more alienated young white males. https://t.co/MsCyVVBJMa

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 4:13pm
But the Trump base loved it! That's the important thing--more than a match for the high costs, great... https://t.co/6sCp72wO4c

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 4:13pm
But the Trump base loved it! That's the important thing--more than a match for the high costs, great inconvenience,… https://t.co/7qlHgzWKDt

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 4:10pm
RT @sung_minkim: This guy can't even fake things well https://t.co/fuMI54yJj7


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Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 4:05pm
RT @abbydphillip: Seems to imply the early departure was planned, at great taxpayer expense. https://t.co/xc5JA11VTS

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 3:49pm
Before I'm inundated: The first is of course from Samuel Johnson in 1775, and the second has evolved over many decades--no single author.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 3:47pm
Which is better? "Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels" or “When tyranny comes to the United States, she will be wrapped in the flag”

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 3:34pm
Trump & Pence think they're onto a political winner, and maybe they are. Next up: Visits to flag factories (the... https://t.co/KaqwA3IHv2

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 3:34pm
Trump & Pence think they're onto a political winner, and maybe they are. Next up: Visits to flag factories (the one… https://t.co/DgBAhs06pU

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 3:19pm
RT @LiberalMmama: Does Pence have any thoughts on the Nazis returning to #Charlottesville I'll wait... #GetNazisOutOfTheWhitehouse #TakeAKn

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 11:42am
Many GOP members of Congress are nodding assent—but only in private. Alas, it takes not running again to become... https://t.co/fHi1OjrVUb

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 8 - 11:42am
Many GOP members of Congress are nodding assent—but only in private. Alas, it takes not running again to become ful… https://t.co/CcEuL9EvLy

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 7 - 11:17pm
Unwelcome, unwanted Neo-Nazis come back to Charlottesville to renew their press coverage. https://t.co/EDohP8sfjc via @dailyprogress

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 7 - 12:18am
Donna, it was a pleasure to host you and the great folks from @UVa_Wise. Please come again--don't wait for the... https://t.co/jl80nkY90i

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 7 - 12:18am
Donna, it was a pleasure to host you and the great folks from @UVa_Wise. Please come again--don't wait for the Tric… https://t.co/jM6VzTN0aR

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 11:23pm
Great night at #UVAbicentennial! Really enjoyed celebrating it with our partners at UVA-Wise. Here’s to another 200… https://t.co/2o4LNZ2JL8

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 8:15pm
RT @AstorAaron: @LarrySabato @UVA Beautiful! Maryville College also celebrates its bicentennial in 2019. So does Centre College in Kentuck…

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 8:14pm
RT @TerryMcAuliffe: #UVA200 history with Prof. @LarrySabato...Couldn't help but remind Larry of historic $17.6B in cap investment our admn…

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 7:04pm
RT @geoffreyvs: The governor and 1st lady of VA came by for the Pavilion IV event at #UVABicentennial. https://t.co/arxgV6wLoy


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Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 3:47pm
@UVA For those not of @UVA, the Rotunda actually burned in 1895. Almost completely destroyed. Electrical. Rebuilt/r… https://t.co/nSnBZryUX9

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 3:43pm
The @UVA Rotunda is on fire! Looked so real I almost called the Fire Dept. Actually part of the magnificent... https://t.co/g8MPWNIrEk

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 3:43pm
The @UVA Rotunda is on fire! Looked so real I almost called the Fire Dept. Actually part of the magnificent Bicente… https://t.co/k5qcfMdRyM

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 1:14pm
U-Fla., you have our deepest sympathies. "Richard Spencer gets OK to speak at UF, his first campus event since U-Va" https://t.co/cbDf2SO1aT

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 1:06pm
Who says bipartisanship is dead? First Rs and then Ds paid to assemble the salacious dossier on Trump. https://t.co/f3JG2Uu88D via @nbcnews

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 9:52am
Correct. Over classification by govt--hoarding/hiding the info--is part of the reason 'we the people' still can't... https://t.co/ayp2SFbW0G

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 9:52am
Correct. Over classification by govt--hoarding/hiding the info--is part of the reason 'we the people' still can't s… https://t.co/vkjGMWcDSF

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 9:47am
Usual suspects (ex: @CIA) may be trying to avoid required JFK disclosure on Oct. 26. After 54 yrs! Major PR error. https://t.co/CgvQKxrjJb

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 9:42am
RT @RTDSchapiro: Politics editor @AndrewCainRTD notes @EdWGillespie has not retweeted @realDonaldTrump endorsement. What's the message in t…

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 6 - 9:13am
Ages ago, when we talked about '2 Americas', we meant rich v. poor or black v. white. Now it's D v. R. Gulf widening.https://t.co/uoPSL4pUgc

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 11:10pm
Talk about moronic--this US House member from AZ thinks the #Charlottesville neo-Nazi rally was staged by the left. https://t.co/ryokZYnYtl

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 11:02pm
Powerful first use of #Charlottesville in a political TV ad--MI-11 (Tossup): https://t.co/ILJvYwOwkT

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 10:25pm
Northam's response to Trump's tweet for Gillespie. "Donate here..." https://t.co/vF9UQ07K9C

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 10:15pm
First Trump tweet on VA GOV. Mixed blessing for Gillespie in a state Trump lost. https://t.co/2Q9WPOqzrX

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 9:58pm
Another angle on rehearsal for @UVA Bicentennial show, East side of Rotunda. https://t.co/8SPd67ITxN


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Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 9:57pm
Watching rehearsal of tomorrow’s @UVA Bicentennial show on Lawn and at Rotunda. Spectacular! If I say more, I’ll... https://t.co/ofPicZFKcs

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 9:57pm
Watching rehearsal of tomorrow’s @UVA Bicentennial show on Lawn and at Rotunda. Spectacular! If I say more, I’ll be… https://t.co/fTDNVFeEvU

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 4:29pm
Lawn @UVA lined with chairs, ready for thousands at Bicentennial celebration tomorrow. Very tight security—more... https://t.co/SVIGz2HXRe

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 4:29pm
Lawn @UVA lined with chairs, ready for thousands at Bicentennial celebration tomorrow. Very tight security—more tha… https://t.co/aS53wVMDbw

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 4:26pm
Lights! Cameras! Action! Giant stage ready for @UVA Bicentennial tomorrow. Cornerstone of Lawn’s Colonnade Club... https://t.co/nkKpafSgwn

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 4:26pm
Lights! Cameras! Action! Giant stage ready for @UVA Bicentennial tomorrow. Cornerstone of Lawn’s Colonnade Club la… https://t.co/INe7318a7Z

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 2:42pm
OK, but please remember: It takes a good guy with a bump stock to stop a bad guy with a bump stock.https://t.co/Jr7tqqXYSO via @politico

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 2:05pm
Crystal Ball: @kkondik on the 3 Senate classes and how they illustrate the GOP's upper chamber advantage -https://t.co/ZwfboUTYUk

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 1:46pm
@sivavaid I think it does. You can argue TV ads are less influential, but not GOTV & voter contact expenditures. Th… https://t.co/GtJDLoDAQY

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 1:41pm
VA GOV: Here are some just-released numbers that matter (as opposed to WaPo polling). Northam raised $6.4m in Sept, has $5.7m on hand.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 12:51pm
Can @melissamccarthy's endorsement of Northam-Fairfax-Herring(D-VA) be far behind? https://t.co/yPRcYp5a4t

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 10:50am
Rex Tillerson Says He Remains Fully Committed to Moron’s Agenda https://t.co/quPlpjFSZg

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 7:33am
Spring GOV primaries 2017: WaPo-Schar had Perriello up 2 and Gillespie up 20. Northam beat Perriello by 12 and Gillespie won by just 1%.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 7:30am
In 2013 WaPo poll had McAuliffe up 12 toward the end of fall campaign. He won by ~2.5%.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 6:53am
New WaPo poll on VA GOV has Northam over Gillespie by 53-40 (likely voters). Much bigger than recent private D polls. Skepticism warranted.

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 5 - 6:00am
A look at the next three Senate elections helps demonstrate the GOP's generic edge in the upper chamber https://t.co/zYuo31TM1u

Larry Sabato
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 4 - 1:19pm
Burr(R-NC) and Warner(D-VA) are working well together. Keep in mind Burr is not seeking reelection in 2022. Adds independence. #SenateIntel