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Train With GOP Lawmakers Hits Truck in Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:59am 1/31/2018 at 11:59am
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A train carrying GOP members of Congress to a retreat has hit a truck. From CNN:

Rep. John Faso, a New York Republican, who was on the train that crashed, said he was able to see the truck that hit the train, and that he was told that injuries were expected from...

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Virginia Random Drawing Selects Republican in Hotly Contested State House Seat

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5:30pm 1/4/2018 at 5:30pm

A hotly contested Virginia House race has a winner — Republican incumbent David Yancey.

Democrat Shelly Simonds was declared the winner by...

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Democrat Candidate Goes to Judge, Attempts to Stop Random Selection in Tied Virginia House Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/26/2017 at 8:00pm
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Democrat Candidate Shelly Simonds is attempting to stop the random selection of a winner for a tied Virginia House race.

Wednesday, the names of each candidate will be placed in separate film canisters. Those canisters will be placed into a larger container, then one will be drawn at random. The name...

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Single Vote Margin in Virginia House Race Shows Need to Prevent Even Small-Scale Voter Fraud (UPDATE: Judges Rule It’s A Tie)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:31pm 12/20/2017 at 12:31pm
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UPDATE: Judges in Virginia have accepted a challenge to one ballot, so now it’s a tie:

Prior coverage:

A recount over a seat in the Virginia state legislature has handed a win...

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Grand Jury Indicts Charlottesville Suspect on 10 Felony Counts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 4:30pm 12/19/2017 at 4:30pm
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A grand jury has indicted Charlottesville suspect James Alex Fields on 10 felony counts. From The Associated Press:

An Ohio man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville has been indicted on 10 felony counts, including first-degree murder.

Court records show a grand jury returned an indictment...

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Terry McAuliffe for President 2020?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/12/2017 at 1:00pm
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There has long been a lot of buzz about Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe (D) running for president in 2020.  In the wake of Tuesday’s strong showing for Democrats in Virginia, McAuliffe’s potential for a presidential bid in...

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GOP Rep. Goodlatte Retiring at the End of His Term

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/9/2017 at 4:30pm
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The GOP has lost another in the House: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) will retire at the end of his term next year.

Goodlatte is the third committee chairman to announce his retirement. So far, 19 GOP lawmakers have said they will not seek reelection. Roll Call said that around...

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The Virginia legislative results, an anomaly, or the beginning of a trend?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:30pm 11/8/2017 at 8:30pm

I wasn’t very concerned about yesterday’s Virginia gubernatorial election results, because I figured that Northam (D) would win and it probably had more to do with Gillespie (R) being a poor candidate than anything else, plus I consider Virginia a purple state becoming ever more blue.

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Democrat Ralph Northam Wins Virginia Governor Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 6:45pm 11/7/2017 at 6:45pm
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CNN, AP, NBC News have called the Virginia governor race for Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam in the past few days over Republican Ed Gillespie, 51% to 48%. From NBC News:

Both national parties have spent millions of dollars in Virginia and are closely watching it as an early barometer of the...

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VA Gov Terry McAuliffe Dismisses Brazile Claims: “Nobody cares”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:00am 11/7/2017 at 7:00am
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Some Democrats are very angry about the allegations in Donna Brazile’s new book. One of them is Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. He made his feelings well known yesterday on MSNBC.

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Tuesday’s Virginia Governor’s Race Tightens Into A Nail-biter

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/5/2017 at 7:00pm
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Tuesday’s gubernatorial election in Virginia is shaping up to be a nail-biter. While Democrat Ralph Northam, at times up by double digits, initially appeared the likely winner, the Las Vegas shooting, an ill-considered and grotesque attack ad by the Northam-supporting Latino Victory Fund, and recent revelations from former DNC chair Donna...

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Restored Voting Rights for Felons Could Tip VA Gov Race

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:00am 11/3/2017 at 10:00am
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Democrats are very desperate to win the governor race in Virginia. They control the governorship of so few states at this point that another loss would be devastating. We recently pointed out how low they are going in order to win: Desperate Democrats Go Full Race Card in New Ad for...

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Desperate Democrats Go Full Race Card in New Ad for VA Gov Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 8:30am 10/31/2017 at 8:30am
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A new ad for the Virginia governor race shows a man in a truck with a Gillespie sticker and Confederate flag on it, chasing minority children who are running for their lives. Gillespie is the Republican candidate.

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American Who Joined ISIS Gets 20-year Prison Sentence

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 4:30pm 10/28/2017 at 4:30pm
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Virginia resident Mohamad Jamal Khweis ran off to join ISIS in 2015 and was captured by Kurdish fighters the following year.  The Kurds turned him over to the U. S. military, and he was tried, convicted, and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Virginia: Tight Governor’s Race May Hinge on Second Amendment Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 8:30pm 10/3/2017 at 8:30pm

Because Virginia’s constitution does not permit current Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) to run for another term, there is no incumbent for voters to assess when they vote for a new governor on November 7th.

A Libertarian convention and regular primaries earlier this summer resulted in a three-way race amongst Republican Ed Gillespie,...

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IT Aide in House Network Scandal Allegedly Abused Three Women

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/21/2017 at 1:00pm

Virginia police reports show that three Muslim women have told authorities that Imran Awan, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s former IT aide in the middle of the House network scandal, allegedly abused them. The Daily Caller reported:

Officers found one of the women bloodied and she told them she “just wanted to leave,”...

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Confederate Statue Issue Enters Race for Governor of Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:00am 9/20/2017 at 10:00am
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Virginians will vote for governor this November after a race that has drawn little notice until recently. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam is the Democrat and former RNC chair Ed Gillespie is the Republican. The Virginia Constitution prohibits Terry McAuliffe from running again.

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