Virginia

Even in Liberal Northern Virginia, Dems Flee Obama

President Barack Obama delivers remarks in McLean, Virginia on July 15, 2014.
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With Barack Obama’s job approval well below water these days, perhaps it’s no surprise that Democratic candidates for Congress this year…

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Over 40,000 voters are registered in both Virginia and Maryland, group finds

A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday.
And that’s just the beginning.
“The Virginia Voters Alliance is investigating how to…

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Five former Virginia AGs want case against ex-governor Bob McDonnell dismissed

Five former Virginia attorneys general — three Democrats and two Republicans — said in a proposed court filing that corruption counts against former Gov. Bob McDonnell should be dismissed and that Justice Department attorneys overreached…

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Oprah to Headline Fundraiser for Virginia House Candidate

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey will headline a D.C.-area fundraiser next month for Lavern Chatman, former CEO of the Northern Virginia Urban League and one of nearly a dozen Democrats running for Virginia’s open 8th District…

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Huge majorities on East Coast support national gun registry

A shocking poll released Tuesday shows overwhelming majorities of people in Virginia, New York and New Jersey support a national…

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Federal judge strikes down Virginia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

A federal judge issued a landmark ruling Thursday night striking down Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and moving the…

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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe rerouted funds for inaugural

The Virginia legislature years ago banned governors from donating excess inauguration funds to political causes, but that hasn’t stopped Gov. Terry McAuliffe from finding a way to route $211,000 from his inaugural fund back to…

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Va. GOP Losses May Help Gillespie’s Convention Fight

With the stink of their party’s statewide sweep not yet three months old, Virginia Republicans said Ed Gillespie should have little trouble winning the GOP Senate nomination in June and advancing to take on Democrat…

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Former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie to challenge Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie is expected to announce Thursday that he will taken on Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia in November, Politico reported.
Citing an unnamed adviser, the publication said Mr. Gillespie,…

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Rep. Jim Moran won’t seek reelection

Northern Virginia Rep. Jim Moran (D) will not seek another term in Congress.
“After 35 years as a public servant, as Mayor of Alexandria, and for the past 23 as a member of the House…

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Virginia man creates website to link pro-gun consumers, businesses

The windows of restaurants and businesses are often crowded with signs and stickers denoting store hours and accepted credit cards, but a Leesburg restaurateur is looking to add one more decal in the name of…

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Matheson, Latham, Wolf retirements shake up the race for House control

Longtime Reps. Jim Matheson (D-Utah), Tom Latham (R-Iowa) and Frank Wolf (R-Va.) announced Tuesday they would not run for reelection, shaking up the race for the House.
Matheson’s retirement hands Republicans a near-certain pickup in…

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McAuliffe narrowly defeats Cuccinelli in Virginia, ObamaCare troubles loom over vote

Democrat Terry McAuliffe won the Virginia governor’s race on Tuesday, in a surprisingly close victory over Republican rival Ken Cuccinelli…

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