U.S. Senator Mark Warner votes for extension of Iran sanctions

Thursday, December 1, 2016

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), incoming Vice Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today voted in favor of legislation which imposes a 10-year extension of sanctions on Iran. Sen. Warner co-sponsored the Iran Sanctions Act. It passed unanimously in the Senate and almost unanimously in the House in November. It now heads to […]

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President-Elect Trump’s charge against Virginia voter fraud debunked

Monday, November 28, 2016

President-Elect Trump's charge against Virginia voter fraud debunked

Election recounts filed in three states by Green Party candidate Trump’s claim of voter fraud in Virginia that went for Clinton by 5 points had not an iota of fraud – not even any just plain counting errors. But a recount of Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania where states Trump won by a combined 107,000 votes […]

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Sen. Mark Warner to serve as Vice Chair of U.S. Select Committee on Intelligence

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Sen. Mark Warner to serve as Vice Chair of U.S. Select Committee on Intelligence

WASHINGTON – Today it was announced that U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) will serve as the Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the 115th Congress. “With a new administration starting to assemble its national security team, I look forward to fulfilling the Committee’s primary responsibility to provide vigorous and bipartisan […]

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Gov. McAuliffe statement on President-Elect Donald Trump

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Gov. McAuliffe statement on President-Elect Donald Trump

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today following the conclusion of the 2016 elections: “I congratulate President-Elect Donald Trump on his victory and I look forward to working with him, both as the Governor of Virginia and the Chairman of the National Governors Association, to create jobs, rebuild our country’s infrastructure and […]

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Hillary for America Chair John Podesta demands more information from FBI

Friday, October 28, 2016

Hillary for America Chair John Podesta released a statement in response to the letter sent by FBI Director James Comey to eight Republican committee chairman in Congress: “Upon completing this investigation more than three months ago, FBI Director Comey declared no reasonable prosecutor would move forward with a case like this and added that it […]

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RPV chair John Whitbeck disputes FBI in letter to Director James Comey

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Late yesterday Republican Party of Virginia Chairman John Whitbeck wrote to FBI Director James Comey, asking that the agency review Deputy Director McCabe’s involvement in the campaign, if for no other reason than to maintain the public’s trust in the agency. In a statement to give to the Wall Street Journal, the FBI said that […]

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Virginia GOP adds another level of embarrassment to WSJ debunked conspiracy report

Monday, October 24, 2016

Virginia GOP adds another level of embarrassment to WSJ debunked conspiracy report

In another grasp at straws to gin up a depressed GOP base, the Virginia GOP is filing a Freedom of Information Request (FOIA) for all email communications between Governor Terry McAuliffe and Dr. Gill McCabe’s 2015 campaign for state senate. Democrat Dr. McCabe ran unsuccessfully against incumbent Republican Sen. Dick Black in 2015 and is […]

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OneVirginia2021 hopes National Democratic Redistricting Committee fixes gerrymandering

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

OneVirginia2021 hopes National Democratic Redistricting Committee fixes gerrymandering

RICHMOND – Yesterday morning Politico reported that former US Attorney General Eric Holder, with the support of President Barack Obama, is building the National Democratic Redistricting Committee.  One of the states they propose to operate in is Virginia in the 2017 election. Speaking about the Politico report, Brian Cannon, executive director of OneVirginia2021, said: “We […]

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Republican Party of Virginia denies Trump campaign’s withdrawal from Virginia

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Republican Party of Virginia denies Trump campaign's withdrawal from Virginia

The Republican Party of Virginia Chairman, John Whitbeck, denied in a statement saying media reports were wrong in concluding that the Trump campaign has exited Virginia. Whitbeck blamed Corey Stewart who was fired by the Trump campaign as the “unnamed source” in news reports. Trump fires Virginia Chairman, Corey Stewart – RPVA and DPVA statements Stewart on […]

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Roanoke College poll has Hillary Clinton up by 9

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

New Roanoke College Poll has Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with a 9 percentage point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia (45%-36%). Libertarian Gary Johnson trails with 7 percent of likely voters, while Independent Evan McMullin and Green Party candidate Jill Stein each garner 1 percent. Ten percent of likely voters […]

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Trump fires Virginia Chairman, Corey Stewart – RPVA and DPVA statements

Monday, October 10, 2016

Trump fires Virginia Chairman, Corey Stewart - RPVA and DPVA statements

Today Donald Trump’s campaign fired Corey Stewart, their Virginia Chairman and a Virginia 2017 gubernatorial candidate. They charged that Stewart’s protest of the Republican National Committee was more for his own political aspirations rather than for Donald Trump. Reince Priebus, RNC Chair, said Stewart was fired almost immediately following a rally protest outside the RNC […]

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Goodlatte and opponent Kai Degner respond to Trump’s recorded comments

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Goodlatte and opponent Kai Degner respond to Trump's recorded comments

Through Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s campaign manager, Dan Webb, Goodlatte released this brief statement on Donald Trump’s crude comments on his exploitation of women in 2005. Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Trump’s lewd remarks – Hillary’s ad, Trump’s Va. Chair “no problem” VIDEO caution Goodlatte: “Mr. Trump’s comments are reprehensible and rightly deserve to be condemned. […]

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