Keep in mind that it is summertime, and by long tradition Virginians don't pay attention to politics until after Labor Day. That being understood, Virginia Republicans should be deeply concerned. If Bob McDonnell has already lost 12 points of support while everyone is at the beach and no one is paying attention, what can Republicans have to look forward to in September?
Scandal-plagued Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R) approval rating has dropped 12 percentage points in the past two months, according to a survey released Monday by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.Read the rest of "Poll: Bob McDonnell's Approval Rating Falls" at Huffington Post.
A widening FBI probe into gifts from a corporate donors has driven McDonnell's job rating underwater for the first time in his tenure, according to PPP, with 36 percent of voters approving and 41 percent disapproving. In May, McDonnell had a 44 percent approval rating.