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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BREAKING NEWS Latest SCOVA maneuvering – Cuccinelli likely new SCOVA justice

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

BREAKING NEWS Latest SCOVA maneuvering - Cuccinelli likely new SCOVA justice

According to Jim Nolan, reporter at the Richmond Times-Dispatch Judge Alston fails to win 21 votes needed in the Senate – and then former AG and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is certified by Republicans for SCOVA vacancy. Holdout Republican Sen. Glen Sturtevant votes for Cuccinelli. Cuccinelli on his Facebook page stated: “I have been approached to consider […]

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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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Roanoke City Republican chair looks for 2018 council candidates

Friday, February 26, 2016

Roanoke City Republican chair looks for 2018 council candidates

John Brill, the Roanoke City Republican Chair, sent out somewhat of an explanation for Kevin Settles withdrawal from nomination for mayor. Brill stated, “There was an individual who submitted paperwork to run for the Republican nomination for mayor. While investigating certain discrepancies with his filing, the individual decided to withdraw from consideration. The filing period […]

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Democratic nominee for mayor Sherman Lea Sr. gets Republican challenger

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Democratic nominee for mayor Sherman Lea Sr. gets Republican challenger

BREAKING UPDATED Feb. 25, 8:28 p.m. Roanoke City Republican Committee Caucus held this evening yields “no council or mayoral candidates” for May 3 general election. UPDATED Feb 25: Sources say Kevin Settles has withdrawn his intent to seek the Republican nomination for mayor of Roanoke just one day after announcing. Tonight Republicans caucus for nominees […]

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Habeeb one of two delegates voting against birth control

Monday, February 8, 2016

RICHMOND, Va.: Today, the Courts of Justice – Constitutional Law subcommittee passed (4-2) in a bipartisan vote a bill to define “birth control” as contraceptive methods approved by the FDA. . HB 549 says that birth control is not to be considered a form of abortion. This protection of birth control has been before the […]

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Sen. Tom Garrett’s legislation against fantasy sanctuary cities

Monday, February 8, 2016

Sen. Tom Garrett's legislation against fantasy sanctuary cities

Sen. Tom Garrett, a Republican representing Buckingham County patroned SB270, a bill that prohibits funds to Virginia cities that pass an ordinance allowing the city to become a “sanctuary city.” There are no sanctuary cities in Virginia. No locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws to […]

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House Republicans block bill expanding access to full-day kindergarten

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

House Republicans block bill expanding access to full-day kindergarten

RICHMOND, Va.: This morning, the Education – Education Innovation Subcommittee killed two bills that would have helped expand access to full-day kindergarten by creating a budget and plan for localities that don’t have full-day kindergarten access for all children. HB 457, patroned by Delegate Kathleen Murphy (34th – McLean), HB 798, patroned by Delegate John […]

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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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‘Hobby Lobby’ Lawyer announcing candidacy for Virginia Attorney General

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Today John D. Adams, one of the lawyers who fought at the U.S. Supreme Court to take away women’s health care rights, announced he will seek the Republican nomination for Attorney General of Virginia at his party’s convention. In 2014, Adams argued on the side of Hobby Lobby at the Supreme Court, representing Republican members […]

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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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