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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Watch GerryRIGGED: A film on gerrymandering on your local PBS channel – see trailer

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

RICHMOND – “It is the most insidious, invasive part of the political process.” “Voters are being manipulated.” “The system is rigged against them.” These are just a few ways former Republican and Democratic Virginia legislators described our biggest political problem. PBS affiliate WCVE and OneVirginia2021 have teamed up to produce a documentary showing Virginia citizens […]

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RPV Chairman disagrees with governor’s blanket voting rights restoration action calling it “an effort to win votes”

Friday, April 22, 2016

Republican Party of Virginia Chairman John Whitbeck in a statement said, “It was a Republican governor who began the long overdue work of restoring the rights of nonviolent felons. Few if any disagree that those who have paid their debts to society should be allowed full participation in that society. Mercy requires that we as […]

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Gov. McAuliffe vetoes Sen. Suetterlein’s local party affiliation ballot bill

Friday, April 8, 2016

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed Sen. David R. Suetterlein’s Senate Bill 767. In requiring party identification of candidates for local offices, the bill would unnecessarily inject an element of partisanship into historically nonpartisan municipal elections. The Governor’s full veto statement is below: April 8, 2016 Pursuant to Article V, Section 6, of the […]

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Democrats – election of a justice to the SCOVA “a botched process” – Republicans admonish “usurp of constitutional authority”

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Democrats - election of a justice to the  SCOVA

Stephen R. McCullough was elected to the Virginia Supreme Court in the House 66-34 with one Democrat’s vote. Del. Luke E. Torian who represents the Prince William County suburbs of Washington, D.C. voted for McCullough. voting “yes.” Democrats say McCullough’s election brings to an end a drawn-out, botched judicial process that has exposed the kind of […]

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DPVA says RPV has only themselves to blame for embarrassing oath flip flop

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Ahead of the State Board of Elections (SBE) meeting to determine whether or not the Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) will be allowed to rescind their notorious pledge, The Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) seeks to set the record straight: pledge or no pledge, the damage is done and RPV has no one to blame […]

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RPV rescinds oath blaming Democratic-controlled SBE

Saturday, January 30, 2016

January 30, 2016 – Richmond, VA – The Republican Party of Virginia’s (RPV) State Central Committee (SCC) voted unanimously by acclimation this afternoon to rescind the Statement of Affiliation tied to the voting in the Republican Primary on March 1, 2016.  The SCC originally had approved the statement in September 2015, but the Democrat-controlled State Board of Elections […]

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Fear uncertainty and doubt (FUD) spread by RNC – U.S. attacked

Monday, January 25, 2016

The sad thing is that this will be believed by many GOP voters. It is a big fat lie. The money they claim is taxpayer money is a lie. It is frozen Iran assets being released and not taxpayer money. Here is what was sent out that makes it sound like ISIS is invading our […]

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Roanoke County has been served well with McGraw as Circuit Court Clerk

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Roanoke County has been served well with McGraw as Circuit Court Clerk

LETTER: By any measure – and with 32 years of public service to his credit – Roanoke County Circuit Court Clerk Steve McGraw is the longest serving elected official in the Roanoke area, and he’s up for re-election to a fourth term on Tuesday, but this year’s contest has been decidedly different. After narrowly losing […]

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DPVA responds to the 2nd “slimy” PAC mailer calling on Nancy Dye to return PAC money

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

DPVA responds to the 2nd

A second mailer from the Middle Resolution PAC, a right-wing Tea Party connected PAC, designed to help the candidate while giving the candidate, in this instance Republican Nancy Dye, the excuse that she has no connection with the PAC. By law this must be the case. As in Saturday’s mailer that was targeted to Roanoke […]

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