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The Republican Bob McDonnell wins by a landslide.
Of 59 to 41 -- the governorship -- Virginia.
The Republican Chris Christie in a major major upset wins by five points over the incumbent governor democratic governor.
Jon Corzine in New Jersey the president of the United States of America put his personal prestige on the line.
In both states which he carried handily last year and he lost Brian Kilmeade yet his personal approval ratings in those states is still strong says that he did they like him and disapprove what he's doing.
Are they tired of the party why let us speculate when RNC chair Michael Steele can do the same thing and go with his numbers in his inside Michael welcome back to -- -- the judge.
It's great to be with you good morning develop.
Good morning governor there's others and it it is a beautiful day in the neighborhood and the the -- the ticket back to a few years ago the last time.
We had a popular incumbent Democrat in the White House.
And the governorship of New Jersey and the governorship of Virginia.
Went to Republicans the year -- after the popular incumbent Democrat was elected.
The Republicans took control of congress of the following year you know of what I -- -- big picture how significant.
Upsets slapped down by Chris Christie over -- course.
Well it's -- communicated.
That it that it I think -- repudiation of the direction that's being charted for the country by the president and the members of congress.
A particular events Pelosi and Harry Reid I think just what we've seen here in the -- -- -- Political teacher.
Is that convergence of national and local issues.
This health care debate for example and certainly the realities.
Of job loss and and black is and sluggish economy.
-- get played out they local level governors have to make decisions -- and when the dollars come up short at the federal.
That impacts the pocketbooks of families and so when you have people just lost their job who had an insurance health insurance do that employer.
The national debate resonates more for them.
When there it's a bit the become the question of okay is this person who want to be governor for the current governor in the cape accords on.
Go to help me get my job back -- I get my health care back.
Or not -- -- -- that happened.
If -- if that approach that members of congress the Democrats want to take.
Will callables premiums to -- that would create greater -- -- pressure all my personal economy.
What positions that put me in it who's got a -- be able to handle those two scenarios and I think that the very interesting dynamic here.
In this -- particularly where you have -- yet.
Bob the cup McDonnell talking about jobs Bob's for jobs you know this this is the corporate.
Then you flip over to New Jersey and at that two for its taxes and jobs.
So I think I think it was an interesting dynamic that -- get played out -- largest scale next year when you have.
36 -- -- that the entire house.
As a host both legislative races around the country.
Where people begin to voice their -- about the direction this being taken.
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