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E.W. Jackson Loses

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

State Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk) defeated Republican candidate E.W. Jackson in the race for Virginia Lieutenant governor Tuesday, according to pro...

Controversial GOP Candidate Predicts 'Stunning Victory'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

Virginia lieutenant governor candidate Bishop E.W. Jackson (R), who will face off against Democrat state Sen. Ralph Northam at the polls tomorrow, pre...

GOP Candidate Has Been An Unmitigated Disaster For Republicans

Daily Beast | Jamelle Bouie | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

Ken Cuccinelli’s gubernatorial implosion may be distracting pundits, but E.W. Jackson’s risible candidacy for lieutenant governor is an even bigge...

GOP Candidate Claimed Obama Would Force Schools To 'Teach' Homosexuality

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, Republican candidate for Virginia Lieutenant Governor, claimed during a 2012 interview that President Barack Obama would force schools t...

WATCH: Tea Party Politician Makes Outrageous Gay Marriage Remark

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

A recently surfaced video from 2011 shows a Virginia tea party politician saying that God will not bless the U.S. armed forces if military chaplains a...

Virginia Voters, Beware!

Richard Alther | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard Alther

For every current advance in gay civil rights, another hurdle is constructed in backlash, as in the present Virginia gubernatorial race, with its more hardened, mean-spirited GOP platform. This clinging to ultra-right-wing anti-gay conviction is leaving moderate, sensible conservatives adrift.

Pity the Values Voter Summit

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The themes and speakers at VVS2013 have the whiff of decayed ideas and diminished power. But the really horrible part of the event is the complete and utter lack of interest in the poor, the immigrants, and those on the margins -- you know, those people Jesus loved.

GOP Candidate: Non-Christians Are 'Engaged In Some Sort Of False Religion'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of Virginia, said Sunday in a sermon that non-Christians are "engaged in some sort of false...

GOP Candidate Rails Against 'Anti-God' Democratic Party

Burke Patch | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, Virginia’s Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, is drawing criticism for saying that the Democratic Party is “anti-God” a...

GOP Candidate: Gov't Programs Have Done More Harm To Blacks Than Slavery

Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, the Chesapeake minister running on the GOP ticket for lieutenant governor of Virginia, has some extreme views, and he's not afraid to sh...

GOP Candidate Walks Back Yoga-Satanism Connection

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, Virginia's Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, clarified Wednesday that he did not believe yoga leads to Satanism, after excerpt...

Jesus Loves Your Downward Dog

Mark Morford | Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion
Mark Morford

To religious fundamentalists, this is yoga's most dangerous, un-Christian, sacrilegious teaching of all: That you are not innately broken, or flawed, or sinful. That there really is no god to worship but the one already present in you, waiting to be expanded.

LOOK: GOP Candidate Makes Embarrassing Mistake

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of Virginia, misspelled the title of his own book in an unfortunate spot. Jackson's...

Republican Candidate: Chimps Can't Talk, So Evolution Wrong

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

A controversial Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Virginia is once again being criticized for his past comments on hot-button issues. Th...

GOP Politician: Yoga May Leave You Vulnerable To Satanic Possession

Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, Virginia's GOP lieutenant governor candidate, is no stranger to controversy. A conservative pastor, Jackson has previously come under fi...

GOP Congressman Refuses To Endorse Controversial Nominee E.W. Jackson

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, the controversial bishop running on the GOP ticket to be Virginia's lieutenant governor, is causing turmoil and second-guessing even amo...

Bon Voyager

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.31.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

If the new crop of conservatives wants the kind of national stage that Bachmann is ceding, they have to jump in the deep end of the nut bowl with a snorkel and a mouthful of garbled sound bytes.

Ken Cuccinelli Unfazed By Running Mate's Extreme Rhetoric

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, said Thursday that his running mate's controversial comments about gay...

Former GOP Senator 'Concerned' Over Republican 'Competitive Strength'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Andrew Cain | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

In retirement after 30 years in the U.S. Senate, John W. Warner chooses his words carefully when speaking of the Republican Party. But he clearly is ...

The Crazy Uncle Party

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

Our national politics increasingly resembles a party in which your crazy uncle got hold of the karaoke microphone and won't give it back until he finishes a paranoid rant. Maybe if you pour him another Manhattan, he'll pass out before all your guests leave.

GOP Candidate Once Called Racist Three-Fifths Clause 'Anti-Slavery'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Bishop E.W. Jackson, the controversial Republican nominee for lieutenant governor in Virginia, once reportedly claimed that the so-called "three-fifth...

E.W. Jackson is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Ken Cuccinelli

Jesse Berney | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Jesse Berney

His new running mate E. W. Jackson makes Ken Cuccinelli look like Mike Bloomberg. The more time the media and oppo-researchers spend digging up old statements of Jackson's (and there is already a goldmine out there), the more normal -- and electable -- Cuccinelli looks.

GOP Ticket's Chances Could Be Doomed By Issue

Salon | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

Recently, I asked Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, one of the most fiercely pro-choice members of Congress, why she thought the House of Represent...

Luke Johnson

Virginia GOP Candidate: 'I Don't Have Anything To Rephrase Or To Apologize For'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The Virginia Republican Party took a post-convention victory lap on Tuesday in a parking lot outside gubernatorial candidate Ke...

GOP Lieutenant Gov Criticizes Party's Nominee To Replace Him

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

Add one of Virginia's most prominent Republicans to the list of names miffed by GOP lieutenant governor candidate E.W. Jackson's past. Politico rep...