Tag Archives: Bob McDonnell


Bob McDonnell’s Tax Problem

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss Bob McDonnell's new $6 billion transportation tax in Virginia, the sharp negative reaction from the right, and his flip-slop on Medicaid expansion.


Is Marco Rubio Still Winning the Veepstakes?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Veepstakes, how Marco Rubio and Susana Martinez could make an impact on the ticket, and whether the Supreme Court's decision in the Obamacare case could play a role in who Mitt Romney picks.


Winners, Losers, and Lessons From Election 09

Today's podcast takes another break from market and economic coverage to focus on the ramifications of this week's elections: who are some of the winners and losers who might not be obvious? What are some of the unexpected lessons? TNL's Brad Jackson offers his take.


Politics and Populism: Off-Year Election Lessons

Today's podcast is a break from our normal discussion of the marketplace, with a conversation focusing on the lessons and potential outcomes of the off-year elections, including the gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia and the special election in New York's 23rd District with TNL Senior Writer Brad Jackson.

Summer of Protest: Why Democrats Should Be Glad They're Tanking Now

Today's special all-politics edition of Coffee and Markets with Brad Jackson of TNL's WHIP (What's Happening In Politics) blog focuses on the 2009 state races and the 2010 political scene, and asks the question: Have Democrats tanked too early for Republicans to benefit?