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Laura Bassett

Virginia Republican Says A Pregnant Woman Is Just A 'Host'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

A pregnant woman is just a "host" that should not have the right to end her pregnancy, Virginia State Sen. Steve Martin (R) wrote in a Facebook rant d...

McDonnell Decision Delayed By Justice Dept. Officials: Report

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

Federal prosecutors told Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell last week that he and his wife would be charged in connection with a gift scandal, but seni...

GOP Congressman Won't Seek Reelection

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) won't seek reelection in 2014, the congressman announced Tuesday. Wolf, who has represented Virginia's 10th District for 17...

Scandal Stains McDonnell's Last Days In Office

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 11.28.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bob McDonnell's national profile ascended fast in four years as Virginia governor. He delivered the Republican response to the...

The 2 States That Offer A Revealing Window Into The GOP's Future

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — This fall's races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey offer a revealing window into the fight for ...

Danger Ahead For Virginia GOP

The Daily Beast | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The race isn’t one weak candidate against another, a weak Terry McAuliffe against a disaster of an opponent....

Biden Says Virginia GOP Is Captive To The Tea Party

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

RICHMOMD, Va. — Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate ...

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...

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...

Jindal Takes Swipe At Dem 'Gift' To GOP

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Markus Schmidt | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal kicked off the state Republican Convention in Richmond last night, telling a packed house that Ken Cuccinelli, the GOP nom...

Ryan J. Reilly

Witness ‘Disgusted' Felony Voter Fraud Charges Dropped Against GOP Contractor

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Virginia store manager who witnessed a young Republican contractor toss voter registration forms into a dumpster back in October sai...

Republicans Come Out Against Election-Rigging Scheme

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — A Republican-backed bill to convert Virginia's winner-take-all method of apportioning presidential electors to one that awards e...

Republican Compares Abortion Clinics To Concentration Camps

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

A Republican state lawmaker in Virginia stirred controversy on Tuesday when he used the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade to compare abo...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall Claims Republicans Out To Quash Anti-Abortion Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Virginia Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William), the author of the state's fetal personhood bill, says he has always been a bit of a thorn in the side o...

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 ...

Alex Becker

Republicans Learn To Love Romney In Key Swing State

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Becker | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

LEESBURG, Va.-- Republican governors Bob McDonnell (Va.) and Scott Walker (Wis.) took the podium to cheers and waving campaign signs at a rally in a k...

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...

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...

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 ...

Jason Linkins

Virginia GOP's Boucher/Perriello Attack Ad Backfires

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Virginia GOP got all red in the face when Mexican President Felipe Calderon came to give a speech to Congress and recommended a ban on assault wea...

Sam Stein

McDonnell Hosting Event With Endorser Who Mocked Opponent's Stutter

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell is set to hold a rally with a prominent endorser who just last week mocked Democrat Creigh D...

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

New Virginia GOP Chair Has History Of Controversial Anti-Cantor Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The appointment of the new chair of the Republican Party in Virginia has opened up old political war wounds that involve shady third party attacks, st...

Jason Linkins

Lesbian YouTube Video Embraced By Virginia GOP (NSFW VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ahh, the Republican Party of Virginia. You know, in the recent past, they've sort of given the world no indication that they're anything other than a...