Virginia Has a Budget Surplus

From an AP News Alert:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov's aide says VA state budget surplus nearly $404 million, almost double prior estimate.

Does former VA governor (and now DNC chairman) Tim Kaine get credit for his careful husbanding of the state's economy? Or does current Gov. Bob McDonnell get another presidential notch in his belt?

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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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