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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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New Contender for Worst Political Ad Ever: VA Democrat Dan Helmer

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7:30pm 9/19/2017 at 7:30pm
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It’s that time again; time for pumpkin spiced everything, college football, candy corn, and cheesy political ads.

As we enter campaign season, we have an early contender for worst political ad ever. Though it’s no “I’m not a witch” (still my favorite), this one is so very terrible in other ways.

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Anthem Insurance Company Will Return to Obamacare in Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/15/2017 at 7:00pm
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In August, health insurance company Anthem, the nation’s second-largest health insurer, decided to leave Obamacare exchanges in Virginia due to “uncertainty about the future of Obamacare” due to “an unbalanced risk pool.”

Anthem changed its mind on Friday and has decided to stick it out in parts of the commonwealth that would...

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Revealed: From the KKK to Catholic Priest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/22/2017 at 2:30pm
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Hate has consumed the news cycle since Charlottesville happened. But you know what’s more affective? Stories of love. Yes, it sounds cliché, but it’s true. Love and positive change. How about a story about a man who went from a member to the KKK to a Catholic priest?

That’s what happened to...

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Virginia: Governor Declares State of Emergency Following Violent Clashes At “Unite The Right” Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/12/2017 at 3:30pm
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Virginia’s governor Terry McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency after violent clashes erupted between “Unite the Right,” who were in Charlottesville to protest the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue, and counter-protesters.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

The governor of Virginia declared a state of emergency Saturday after violent clashes between...

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Court: VA Politician Who Blocked Constituent on Social Media Violated First Amendment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:00am 8/1/2017 at 10:00am
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U.S. District Judge James Cacheris in Alexandria, VA, ruled that politicians who block followers on social media violates free speech.

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A federal court in Virginia ruled that a local politician violated the free-speech rights of a constituent she banned from her Facebook page, in a case the judge...

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VA Gov.’s Former Electric Car Company Zaps Millions of Tax Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 9:00am 7/16/2017 at 9:00am
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The American press obsession with Russia is leaving vital news on the cutting room floor.

For example, Judicial Watch is reporting that the state audi...

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Police: Murder of Virginia Muslim Teen by Supposed Illegal Alien was Road Rage, not Hate Crime

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 7:00am 6/20/2017 at 7:00am
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When a teenage Muslim girl was killed in Virginia recently, some people speculated that it could be a hate crime due to her religion. It turns out however that the suspect is believed to be an illegal immigrant who was triggered by road rage.

The Fairfax County Police Department blog reports:

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Rep. Steve Scalise, Aides Shot at Baseball Practice in Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 8:28am 6/14/2017 at 8:28am
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Protests Cause Former Sen. Jim Webb to Decline Naval Academy Award

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/30/2017 at 5:00pm

Former Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), decided to turn down a Distinguished Graduate Award from the Naval Academy Alumni Association. Webb graduated from the academy in 1968.

According to the AP, Webb’s sin was an article he penned almost forty years ago, “In 1979, Webb wrote an essay for Washingtonian magazine called “Women...

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Top U.S. Coal Boss Optimistic About Industry Future During Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:45pm 3/27/2017 at 2:45pm
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The head of America’s “largest privately held” coal firm has expressed optimism for his industry under President Donald Trump after a meeting held last month.

Murray Energy’s CEO and founder Robert Murray spoke with The Guardian on Monday. He believes that Trump will stick to his campaign promises for the coal industry...

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Day Without a Woman March Closing Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:30pm 3/6/2017 at 6:30pm
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Some schools across the country will close on March 8,  the same day as the Day Without a Woman March, due to concerns they’ll be short-staffed.

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools in North Carolina will close. Durham Public Schools may close but have not reached a final decision. Chapel Hill-Carrboro Superintendent Jim Causby...

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Supreme Court Sends Back Virginia Transgender Bathroom Case to Lower Court

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11:30am 3/6/2017 at 11:30am
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The Supreme Court has chosen to send a Virginia transgender student’s bathroom case back to the lower court after President Donald Trump’s administration decided to do away with a directive from former President Barack Obama that stated students in schools can use which bathroom they want.

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One Virginia Airbnb Regulation Bill Hits Senate Floor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/7/2017 at 4:00pm

As if we needed more proof that we do not fully own our homes or property! Virginia faced three bills to regulate Airbnb type rentals, but only one made it to the Senate floor. Yes, the Virginian government wants to regulate how YOU rent out YOUR property to someone because it’s...

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Virginia School System Suspends ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ ‘Huckleberry Finn’ Over Racial Slurs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8:30am 12/2/2016 at 8:30am

The Accomack County Public Schools in Virginia has suspended the classics To Kill A Mockingbird and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn over racial slurs after a parent filed a complaint:

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