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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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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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 […]

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President Obama nominates Judge Merrick Garland to fill SCOTUS vacancy

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

President Obama nominates Judge Merrick Garland to fill SCOTUS vacancy

Chief Judge Merrick Garland, 63, is a native of the Chicago area. He graduated summa cum laude as valedictorian from Harvard College and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School While serving on the D.C. Circuit, Garland has developed a reputation for brilliance as well as a centrist judicial philosophy. In 1997, Garland was […]

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Republican Party scrambling on what to do with Trump

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

What they are saying about the chaos in the Republican Party over Donald Trump’s march to the Republican nomination for president. . Virginia Republicans hoping to get elected in 2016 and 2017 are in flux after Trump swept Virginia in last night’s primary. Virginia Republicans are now forced to re-evaluate their positions, endorsements, and loyalties as […]

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Students protest John Kasich at Virginia campus stops

Monday, February 22, 2016

Today, student activists from George Mason University and Virginia Commonwealth University will protest Governor John Kasich’s campus campaign stops in Virginia in response to his policies on higher education and women’s health. As Governor, Kasich slashed funding to higher education and just yesterday, he signed legislation to strip funding from Planned Parenthood in Ohio which […]

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John Fredericks calls pledge insane – takes on @VA_GOP Chair

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

John Fredericks calls pledge insane - takes on @VA_GOP Chair

There has been a torrent of publicity surrounding Donald Trump’s tweets blasting the Republican Party of Virginia for requiring a “statement of affiliation” before voting in the Republican presidential primary on Super Tuesday, March 1. Democrats have not instituted a pledge for their primary that takes place the same day. As the process has gone […]

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DNC capitulates – returns database access to Bernie Sanders

Saturday, December 19, 2015

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee on Friday capitulated and agreed to reinstate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign’s access to a critically-important voter database.  The about face came late on Friday night as a deadline neared for a hearing on a motion for an emergency injunction which the Sanders campaign sought after he sued the party […]

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Sen. Bernie Sanders lawsuit – see link to complaint

Friday, December 18, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders lawsuit - see link to complaint

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign on Friday filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the Democratic National Committee over a breach of contract. A separate legal document, a motion for injunctive relief, will be filed later this evening. To see the complaint, click here. Here’s the […]

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Last day brings number 11, Mike Huckabee, for Virginia ballot

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Last day brings number 11, Mike Huckabee, for Virginia ballot

December 10, 2015 – Richmond, VA – The Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) is pleased to announce that former Governor Mike Huckabee is the eleventh Republican candidate to submit signatures for “pre-check” review by the RPV and for submission to the State Board of Elections. RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions submitted and the […]

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Rick Santorum is last candidate to make ballot in Virginia

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Rick Santorum is last candidate to make ballot in Virginia

December 10, 2015 – Richmond, VA – The Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) announced that former Senator Rick Santorum is the twelfth and final Republican candidate to submit signatures for “pre-check” review by the RPV and for submission to the State Board of Elections. RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions submitted and the Santorum […]

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Sen. Marco Rubio is 10th Republican for Virginia primary

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio is 10th Republican for Virginia primary

Sen. Marco Rubio makes 10th Republican primary candidate to make Virginia March 1 ballot. The Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) announced that Senator Marco Rubio is the tenth Republican candidate to submit signatures for “pre-check” review by the RPV and for submission to the State Board of Elections. RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions […]

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