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RPV files formal ethics complaint against Sen. Mark Warner

Friday, January 16, 2015

RPV files formal ethics complaint against Sen. Mark Warner

RPV Chairman Pat Mullins in a statement referenced The Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 that bans members from offering to use their influence to secure employment solely for political gain. The Republican Party of Virginia filed a formal ethics complaint against Democratic Senator Mark R. Warner in connection with his ‘brainstorming’ about a … [Read more…]

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Virginia State Senator Walter Stosch (R-Henrico) retiring

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Virginia State Senator Walter Stosch (R-Henrico) retiring

Glen Allen, VA: State Senator Walter Stosch (R Henrico), one of the senior members of the Virginia Senate confirmed this morning that he won’t be running for re-election in 2015, bringing to an end a 33-year career in the Virginia General Assembly, including the last 23 years in the Senate. Stosch told the Richmond Times … [Read more…]

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Gov. McAuliffe comments on former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s sentence

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Gov. McAuliffe comments on former Gov. Bob McDonnell's sentence

The current Democratic Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe sent out a statement on former Republican Governor Bob McDonnell’s two-year prison sentence for corruption today. He will begin his sentence February 7 unless during his appeal he is able to avoid prison through is appeals. His wife Maureen will be sentenced February 20. McAulliffe said: “Today’s sentencing brings … [Read more…]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith will reluctantly vote for Boehner as Speaker of the House

Monday, January 5, 2015

Rep. Morgan Griffith will reluctantly vote for Boehner as Speaker of the House

Today in a statement Congressman Morgan Griffith, (R-VA) 9th district, expressed his displeasure with the process on selecting the Speaker of the House. The Speaker must be in place by start of the legislative year that begins this week. Two other Republicans in the House majority have stepped forward over the weekend for a crack … [Read more…]

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Virginia House Democrats call for Del. Morrissey to resign or else

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Virginia House Democrats call for Del. Morrissey to resign or else

Democrats and Republicans alike immediately made their voices heard. All were clamoring for Delegate Joe Morrissey’s resignation or else. The else would require a vote of 2/3 of the House of Delegates to expel Morrissey. They are prepared to do just that. Morrissey was charged with four felonies. He was accused by prosecutors of having … [Read more…]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith voted against the federal spending bill

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement today after voting against the nine-month government spending bill: “As with all compromises, this bill includes a number of both good and bad items, which I often refer to as ‘candy apples’ and ‘toads,’ respectively.  I understand that action must be taken, and I appreciate the hard … [Read more…]

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Former AG Ken Cuccinelli rails against Republicans funding amnesty

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Former AG Ken Cuccinelli rails against Republicans funding amnesty

Let’s hear it for the arm twisting!!! UPDATE: The CROmnibus bill passed 219-206 with 10 not voting. Oddly Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith voted to bring it to the floor but later voted against it. Just the opposite for Democrat Gerry Connely. He voted against it then voted for it. Bobby Scott voted against it both … [Read more…]

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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 … [Read more…]

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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 … [Read more…]

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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 … [Read more…]

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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 … [Read more…]

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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 … [Read more…]

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