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May 31, 2019 - 4:13 pm
By AMANDA SEITZ and BEATRICE DUPUY Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: A...
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Jeff Katz
May 31, 2019 - 3:24 pm
President Donald Trump honored Air Force Academy graduates on Thursday, delivering the commencement address. “You exemplify the grit, the guts, and the grace that make America’s Air Force the best in the world,” Trump said to the cadets. The president's remarks begin around 1:51:20. Video of...
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May 31, 2019 - 8:27 am
By LARRY NEUMEISTER and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A Republican redistricting expert advocated for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census to give an electoral edge to white people and Republicans, opponents of the move alleged in a court filing Thursday. The filing in...
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Jeff Katz
May 07, 2019 - 5:59 pm
Juanita Tolliver, a black female guest on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews," hit back after the show host compared working in a campaign to being enslaved. She laughed off his remarks, but Matthews went on and pushed his remarks even further. It is not featured in the video below, but Matthews...
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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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February 11, 2019 - 2:32 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After days of clamoring for resignations or impeachment, Virginia Democratic political and community leaders had second thoughts Monday as they confronted the racially combustible scandals that have engulfed the party's top...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 02, 2019 - 8:29 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam appears to have almost no choice but to resign after losing support from virtually the entire state Democratic party and other key allies, who urged the governor to leave office because of a racist photo in which he appeared more than 30 years ago...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:26 pm
By GENE JOHNSON and STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The most powerful super PAC in Democratic politics is promising to make former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz "a target" if he launches an independent presidential bid. Democrats across the political spectrum lashed out at the...
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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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