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Virginia GOP To Sue Governor Over Voting Rights For Ex-Offenders

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics

Republicans in Virginia said Monday that they plan to sue Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe over an executive order he issued last month restoring votin...

State GOP Official Who Posted Anti-Muslim Facebook Comments Resigns

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Bob FitzSimmonds, the Republican official under fire for anti-Muslim comments he posted on Facebook, stepped down from his position as Virginia GOP tr...

Virginia GOP Official Questions The Contributions Of Muslim Americans

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Bob FitzSimmonds, treasurer of the Virginia Republican Party, is coming under fire from local officials for some eyebrow-raising comments he made abou...

Virginia Governor, Republican Lawmakers Fail To Reach Medicaid Deal

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics

(Adds statement from governor) By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., March 24 (Reuters) - Virginia's Democratic governor, Te...

Jason Linkins

WaPo Editors Express Dismay With The Monster They Created

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

The editors of The Washington Post are shocked -- shocked! -- to find that deficit panic is happening in their backyard: Virginia Republicans, havi...

WATCH: Maddow's Colorful Update On Wacky GOP Candidates

Posted 06.14.2013 | Media

Rachel Maddow tore into the GOP on her Thursday MSNBC show for the Republican candidates the party put forward in Virginia. Maddow said that Virgi...

State GOP In Hot Water

The Daily Beast | Ben Jacobs | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

What does the Republican Party of Virginia have in common with Gawker? More than you think....

John Celock

Howard Dean Expands Push To Elect Democrats In Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political action committee founded by former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) is increasing its efforts to elect Democrats to the Virgin...

John Celock

'State Is Screwed' If Tea Party Candidate Wins

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

One of Virginia's top Democrats is painting a picture of a sharp right turn should Republican Ken Cuccinelli win the governor's race this year. St...

Republicans Face Mess As Potential Scandals Emerge

Daily Beast | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

Over the weekend, The Washington Post published a pair of stories revealing questionable relationships between Star Scientific, a dietary and tobacco ...

Republican Decides Against Big Switch

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing fundraising difficulties and the current partisan political environment, Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) announced Tuesday tha...

Virginia Passes Strict New Voter ID Restrictions

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Virginia Republicans passed two voter-identification bills on Tuesday that would further tighten the state's already strict voting laws, MSNBC reports...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Opposes 'Very Dangerous' Gun Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Virginia has proposed a resolution opposing a United Nations arms trade treaty that has not been finalized yet. Sta...

Virginia GOP Official Predicts Obama 'Goes To Hell'

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

Bob FitzSimmonds, an official in the Virginia Republican Party and close ally of Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli, posted a comment on ...

Local Republican Party Won't Back Down On Anti-Obama Photos

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

The Mecklenburg County Republican Party in Southern Virginia is defying the state GOP and refusing to remove a series of anti-Obama pictures from its ...

GOP Group Emails Newsletter Urging 'Armed Revolution' If Obama Reelected

Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

A monthly newsletter published by the Greene County Republican Committee in Virginia is raising eyebrows for including a column in its March edition t...

Who Is Giving George Allen A Big Headache?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Virginia's U.S. Senate race just got a little more interesting. For months, it's been expected that former U.S. Sen. George Allen (R...

Va. GOP Officials Condemn Message Depicting Zombie Obama With Bullet In Head

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Republican Party officials in Virginia have swiftly come out against a Halloween-oriented email message from the Loudoun County GOP comm...

Cain Cruises Past Perry In Virginia, Now Tied With Romney

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- Herman Cain and Mitt Romney are tied at the top of the Republican presidential field while Texas Gov. Rick Perry has plunged sharply ...

Amanda Terkel

Rick Perry Headlining Fundraiser For Virginia Republican Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Governor Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate, will be the marquee speaker at a fundraiser for the Virginia Republican ...

Political Espionage in Virginia: A Facebook Funny or Critical Breach?

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

While the idea of a candidate bragging on his Facebook page about his unethical escapades is a little funny at first (ok, it's hilarious), there may be more serious implications.

Sam Stein

Rep. Wilson Plays Victim In Fund-Raising Letter For Virginia GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Wilson's "You lie!" outburst may have landed him in political hot water for a few weeks but the South Carolina Republican is now using his ex...