Politics

January 07, 2019 - 8:00 am
Are you a politics fanatic? Do you love beer? Do you have strong opinions on political matters and want to talk about them? If so, then join WRVA's John Reid and Jeff Katz at Capital Ale House on Thursday, February 21st for our second "Politics and Pints." Special guest, Howard Gutman, former...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
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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September 04, 2018 - 3:05 pm
"In celebration of the release of his next book, Addicted to Outrage, Glenn Beck invites tour audiences to engage in intimate and frank conversations on the hilarity of the level of outrage on both ends of the political spectrum. Glenn will also invite guests to dissect the angriest of tweets and...
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(Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 2:52 pm
BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — The killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has prompted criticism of the U.S. immigration system because the man charged in her death is a Mexican farmworker. But the victim's father told mourners he's been embraced by the local Hispanic community. Speaking...
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August 27, 2018 - 12:22 pm
By MELISSA DANIELS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI , Associated Press; Associated Press writer Ken Thomas contributed from Washington. PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain's death in office has handed Arizona's governor an empty Senate seat to give out — and a difficult political puzzle to solve before he does...
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June 02, 2018 - 10:09 am
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The scramble among Democrats to take on Republican Barbara Comstock for a Virginia congressional seat has remained civil so far. Six Democrats are on the ballot for the 10th Congressional District primary June 12. The winner will face Comstock, who's considered one of the most...
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June 01, 2018 - 12:46 pm
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The scramble among Democrats to take on Republican Barbara Comstock for a Virginia congressional seat has remained civil so far. Six Democrats are on the ballot for the 10th Congressional District primary June 12. The winner will face Comstock, who's considered one of the most...
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(AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
May 30, 2018 - 1:23 pm
By STEVE PEOPLES and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Don't tell 20-year-old Nestor Aguilera he can't effect change in politics. The Indiana University business major protested outside President Donald Trump's recent appearance in Aguilera's home of Elkhart, Indiana. And while he...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 23, 2018 - 8:49 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia senators are putting off debate on the state budget and whether to expand Medicaid. The Senate did not take up budget discussions Tuesday but instead scheduled a meeting next week for the Senate Finance Committee to take up a newly proposed budget plan. Senate...
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(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 12, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are facing an "epidemic of dishonesty" in Washington that's more dangerous than terrorism or communism. That's according to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who warned in a commencement speech on Saturday at Texas' Rice University that "an endless barrage of...
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