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Jeff Katz
June 19, 2019 - 3:47 pm
If you thought the nomination drama in the 97th House District was over, think again. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, there was no public resolution reached in the race for the GOP nomination between the incumbent Chris Peace (R-Hanover) and Hanover County Supervisor Scott Wyatt. The...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:21 am
The first Republican to move toward a primary challenge against President Donald Trump plans to campaign on what he calls Trump's reckless spending and lack of preparation in helping workers shift to jobs in a more automated economy. Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld tells ABC's "This Week"...
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February 04, 2019 - 10:49 am
By ZEKE MILLER and STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent...
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January 07, 2019 - 2:22 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) —Governor Ralph Northam announced legislative proposals to remove barriers to voting and reform campaign finance laws. The package includes proposals to implement no-excuse absentee voting; repeal the requirement to show a photo ID to vote; limit large campaign contributions;...
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December 29, 2018 - 8:30 am
By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other as the disruption in federal services and public employees' pay slogs...
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GOP's Stewart steps back from Virginia statewide races. (Dreamstime)
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December 17, 2018 - 11:19 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Republican who lost the U.S. Senate race last month and also lost primaries for two statewide races in recent years says he's stepping back from statewide elections. The Washington Post reports that Corey Stewart announced his decision to Republican Party activists...
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December 11, 2018 - 11:43 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK and KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's sentencing laws...
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December 04, 2018 - 5:26 pm
By SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Demonstrators booed outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday at a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, drowning out a high school choir with their own songs in protest of a Republican effort to gut the powers of Walker's...
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December 04, 2018 - 3:16 pm
By GARY D. ROBERTSON and EMERY P. DALESIO , Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina district have thrown the Election Day results of one of the nation's last unresolved midterm congressional races into question. Unofficial ballot...
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December 01, 2018 - 7:48 am
Praise for former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday: (He) "was a man of the highest character. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41's life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad." — Former President George W. Bush ___ "George H.W. Bush's life...
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