Gold Star father challenges Trump to take naturalization test

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Gold Star father challenges Trump to take naturalization test

Charlottesville Gold Star father, Khizr Khan, has challenged Donald Trump to take a naturalization test. Khan himself successfully took the naturalization test and became a United States citizen after emigrating from Pakistan in 1980. He now lives in Virginia with his wife Ghazala. His son, Humayun, a 27 year-old Army captain Humayun, was killed n […]

No Comments Read full story »

Fourth and final night DNCC schedule

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Fourth and final night DNCC schedule

PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) announced the program for the final day of the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25 to July 28. The night will end with Hillary Clinton’s acceptance of the Democratic Party’s nomination.In Philadelphia, Democrats have laid out the clear stakes in this election – […]

No Comments Read full story »

DNCC third night program – Tim Kaine nomination as VP

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

DNCC third night program - Tim Kaine nomination as VP

PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) announced the program for the third day of the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25 to July 28. In Philadelphia, Democrats are laying out the clear stakes in this election – a choice between building walls and tearing people down or an optimistic […]

No Comments Read full story »

Anne Holton resigns as Secretary of Education – Dr. Dietra Trent appointed as replacement

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Anne Holton resigns as Secretary of Education - Dr. Dietra Trent appointed as replacement

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement congratulating Anne Holton on her service to the Commonwealth as the Secretary of Education and on her new role following the selection of her husband, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, as Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate: “As Virginia’s Secretary of Education, Anne has been a tireless […]

1 Comment Read full story »

Donald Trump rips Sen. Kaine, Hotel Roanoke and sympathizes with Sen. Sanders’ SLIDESHOW

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Donald Trump rips Sen. Kaine, Hotel Roanoke and sympathizes with Sen. Sanders' SLIDESHOW

Roanoke not only reached what felt like 104 degrees Monday but there was no reprieve from the heat once inside the Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center. To rev up the crowd there were strategically place cheerleaders who began chants like “U.S.A … lock her up … we want Trump” Sitting as backdrop were Congressmen Bob […]

No Comments Read full story »

Virginia homelessness decreases over 10 percent in 2016 – Roanoke/Salem receive VHSP fundng

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development recently awarded $14.7 million in state and federal funds to address homelessness. Roanoke City, Roanoke County and Salem City received $520,492 of the allocation. Since 2010, Virginia has seen a 31 percent drop in overall homelessness. During that same time period, the Commonwealth has seen a 37.6 percent decrease […]

No Comments Read full story »

Democratic National Convention Schedule

Friday, July 15, 2016

Through narrative storytelling utilizing innovative technology, Hillary Clinton announced that she will present a “vision that we are stronger together will come into strong focus for the American people. A vision that America is at its best when we work together to solve our problems. We are stronger together when we build an economy that […]

No Comments Read full story »

Republican National Convention speaking schedule

Friday, July 15, 2016

The Republican National Convention runs from July 18th to July 21st in Cleveland, Ohio. Speakers reported so far: July 18th:. Jamiel Shaw Sr, whose son was killed by an undocumented immigrant and who supports stronger border control Senator Tom Cotton Rudy Giuliani Melania Trump Joni Ernst . July 19th:   Dana White, president of the […]

No Comments Read full story »

Lt. Gov. Northam and Ed Gillespie neck and neck on fundraising for 2017 gubernatorial election

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Lt. Gov. Northam and Ed Gillespie neck and neck on fundraising for 2017 gubernatorial election

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, Democratic candidate and nominee for Virginia governor, raised over $1 million in its first financial report in 2016. Northam has over $1.4 million cash on hand as of the June 30th reporting deadline. Northam was barred from all fundraising for 60 days during the legislative session.  The Northam campaign raised an […]

No Comments Read full story »

Judge’s ruling sets stage for possible contentious Republican National Convention

Monday, July 11, 2016

Judge's ruling sets stage for possible contentious Republican National Convention

Today a federal judge blocked a Virginia law from requiring all of the state’s GOP delegates vote for primary winner Donald Trump at their convention set for next week. The lawsuit filed by a lawyer, Carroll “Beau” Correll Jr. who backed Sen. Ted Cruz and is a member of Free the Delegates argued that forcing […]

1 Comment Read full story »

DMV customers will soon be able to register to vote electronically

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Department of Elections customers will be able to apply electronically to register to vote at DMV’s 74 customer service centers and five mobile offices throughout the Commonwealth. Virginians have been able to apply to register to vote at DMV since […]

No Comments Read full story »

Kaine, Warner, Va. AG Herring, Griffith, Clinton on SCOTUS ruling on Obama’s executive order deferring deportations

Thursday, June 23, 2016

A lower court previously blocked the Obama Administration’s expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the creation of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) initiative. Because the Court’s justices tied 4-4, the lower court’s ruling remains in effect. Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement today on the […]

No Comments Read full story »

« Older Entries