larry sabato

Rect-urrection: How will Dragas foes cope with her victory?
Published on Feb 6th, 2013
74 comments Has there ever been a University of Virginia rector as reviled as Helen Dragas, the woman who united students, faculty, and alums in calling for her head following her failed ouster of President...
Unclouded: Sabato predicts for 2012
Published on Dec 22nd, 2011
25 comments Political pundit and Crystal Ball-meister Larry Sabato is the go-to guy in an election year, but as much as the Hook tried to lure him into some early prognosticating, Sabato likens any predictions...
So it was Stone on the grassy knoll?
Published on Nov 5th, 2011
9 comments Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone spoke on Friday, November 4, day two of the Virginia Film Festival. His talk followed a screening of his lengthy JFK, a film that purports to show flaws in the...
Festival faces: Spacek, Stone, Sabato, and Wasikowska
Published on Nov 2nd, 2011
5 comments Just in case the movies aren't enough, the Virginia Film Festival sprinkles in a few stars.
Sabato puts Jim Webb on vulnerable list
Published on Jan 6th, 2011
20 comments Webb spoke to Sabato's class in April. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER UVA-based pundit Larry Sabato has placed Virginia's senior U.S. Senator, Jim Webb, on his list of seven vulnerable members of the...
Peter Yarrow lauds '60s, thrills Old Cabell
Published on May 3rd, 2010
10 comments Yarrow told the audience that Old Cabell's acoustics were "really phenomenal." PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Peter Yarrow kicked off a decade-long celebration of the 1960s by asserting that they're still...
Obamabotch: Webb blasts health reform process
Published on Apr 1st, 2010
44 comments Four years ago, Webb was a little known novelist, veteran, and ex-Pentagon official. [audio of the talk] PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER "This country is bitterly divided," says U.S. Senator Jim Webb, whose...
Lifeline to Larry? Will Congress save Sabato's program?
Published on Jun 26th, 2009
9 comments Congressman Tom Perriello (D-Ivy, left) declined a request for federal funds for Larry Sabato's Youth Leadership Initiative. Now Senator Mark Warner (D-VA, right) is lobbying his colleagues to save...
Larry Sabato: Political pundit and proud of it
Published on Oct 31st, 2002
0 comments Larry Sabato is running late. When he finally arrives in the building, one of his staffers announces the approach of "Hurricane Larry." The UVA Center for Politics, which Sabato heads, has just...