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Rep. Morgan Griffith questions President’s authority

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Rep. Morgan Griffith questions President's authority

Thursday, November 20, 2014 – In advance of President Obama’s remarks this evening regarding his plans to move on immigration via executive order, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement: “Reports indicate the foundation of President Obama’s legal theory behind his plans on immigration is the criminal law doctrine of prosecutorial discretion.  If […]

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Republican challenger Ed Gillespie concedes to incumbent Sen. Mark Warner

Friday, November 7, 2014

Republican challenger Ed Gillespie concedes to incumbent Sen. Mark Warner

It was no surprise that Republican challenger Ed Gillespie was unable to make up the difference in his lagging margin with incumbent Democrat Mark Warner. “The numbers were just not there,” he said. Tea party Republicans should not be marginalized and Gillespie hoped both Libertarian Republicans and tea party Republicans could come together. Had the […]

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Republican Party of Virginia Chair Pat Mullins retires at 77

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Republican Party of Virginia Chair Pat Mullins retires at 77

As Pat Mullins, 77, the Chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia congratulated the two new Republican members of Congress  Dave Brat and Barbara Comstock Mullins announced his resignation. I’m proud that we’re able to send two new conservative Republicans to represent Virginia in the U.S House of Representatives. “I’m particularly happy that the Republican […]

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Planned Parenthood says Ed Gillespie’s healthcare plan hurts women

Friday, October 10, 2014

Richmond, VA-Today, Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie unveiled his long awaited alternative to the Affordable Care Act. As expected, Gillespie’s plan is nothing more than a veiled attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the critical protections put in place by the law such as ensuring women are not charged more than men for […]

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Ed Gillespie’s repeal and replace healthcare alternative

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ed Gillespie's repeal and replace healthcare alternative

Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for Virginia U.S. senate says that the Affordable Care Act increases health costs, federal spending, and gives government control over peoples healthcare choices.  “It reduces job growth, patient choice, and the quality of care.”  Today as promised in recent debates Gillespie repleased his alternative to the ACA after it is […]

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Ed Gillespie’s support for over-the-counter contraceptives called misleading

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Richmond, VA-Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie reiterated his support for over-the-counter access to birth control during tonight’s debate with U.S. Senator Mark Warner. This disingenuous platform, which has been used by Republican candidates across the country, would strip the no co-pay birth control benefit from the Affordable Care Act. “Gillespie’s support for this policy is […]

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Warner accepts eight public forums to include Libertarian Sarvis

Thursday, August 21, 2014

. U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s campaign announced that he has accepted eight additional joint public forums to discuss important Virginian issues with Republican nominee Ed Gillespie, including two televised debates. Warner’s campaign also expressed his support for including Robert Sarvis, the Libertarian Party nominee, in the two additional debates. “Virginians deserve an independent voice in the debates,” […]

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Ed Gillespie, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate releases first TV ad

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ed Gillespie, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate releases first TV ad

Ed Gillespie’s first TV ad, “We Can Do Better” starts today. Gillespie is challenging Incumbent Democrat Mark Warner for his Virginia U.S. Senate seat. Campaign manager Chris Leavitt said, “Ed Gillespie’s economic growth agenda would be the polar opposite of the failed policies of President Obama and Mark Warner. Virginians know that with the right policies, […]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith congratulates winner of House app contest

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Rep. Morgan Griffith congratulates winner of House app contest

Thomas described his winning app, entitled “Orb Defense Game,” as a children’s tower defense game in which “…enemies try to get to the end of the map, while taking damage from nearby towers, which exist solely to destroy the oncoming enemies.”  He told Congressman Griffith today that he is planning on pursuing collegiate studies in […]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith vows to continue fight against NSA spying on citizens

Monday, July 7, 2014

Rep. Morgan Griffith vows to continue fight against NSA spying on citizens

GRIFFITH: According to an investigation by the Washington Post, “Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks.”  As a part of their investigation, the Washington Post reviewed approximately 160,000 e-mail and instant message conversations, and nearly 8,000 documents […]

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Virginia Republican legislators threaten legal action

Friday, June 20, 2014

RICHMOND, VA – Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Chairman Tim Hugo (R-Fairfax), Majority Whip Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Deputy Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) issued the following statement Friday:“As soon as we receive them, the House will review […]

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Ed Gillespie wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on the first ballot

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Ed Gillespie wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on the first ballot

Delegates began filling up the Civic Center Convention Hall early Saturday morning but many seats were  empty. There were only 2886 ballot voters. The convention was still organizing at 10:00 a.m. with few delegates seated. Candidate Shak Hill signs were prevalent and there was some trepidation that Ed Gillespie may not win on the first […]

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