Terry McAuliffe, photo by Kate Wellington.

What’s up with this maybe-scandal in Virginia?

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Did Terry McAuliffe solicit campaign contributions from a foreign donor? Maybe not, but what a story!
Jane Dittmar

How Donald Trump could cost the GOP the US House

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If Democrats contrast the GOP’s lack of seriousness about governing with tangible solutions, they could win.
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Virginia Republicans to sue Governor McAuliffe over rights restoration order

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They don’t have a date or argument for their lawsuit, but they know they want to sue.
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Former VA governor McDonnell to argue before SCOTUS that we have the right to buy influence

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McDonnell claims that Citizens United gives him the right to exchange access for cash, and to not call it a bribe.
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VA Governor McAuliffe to restore voting rights to 200,000 ex-felons via executive order

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This is a massive deal.
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Virginia Republicans pass “nondiscrimination” bill that specifically protects anti-LGBT discrimination

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Christian privilege meets Orwell.
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Virginia Republicans take aim at absentee voting in latest voter suppression push

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Their new bill would make absentee balloting both more difficult AND less secure.
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Virginia Republicans swinging at electoral vote windmills

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A bill to change how the state allocates electoral votes has resurfaced in the legislature.
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Security concerns over white Christians cause Virginia school district to shut down following Arabic lesson

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The volume and tone of the outrage over the lesson led the county sheriff to advise them to close.
Mark Obenshain.

Virginia election officials don’t know how Virginia’s photo ID law works, causing confusion at the polls

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When the governor is illegally questioned over his address at his polling place, you’ve got problems.
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Virginia GOP ad: “Preserve our Christian heritage! VOTE REPUBLICAN”

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A great demonstration of American values heading into Election Day.
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Virginia removes poll tax on ex-felon voting rights

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Another incremental step in the right direction for a state with a history of making it hard for felons to vote.
Mark Obenshain.

Legal challenges to voter ID laws expand into Virginia

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The history of Virginia’s voting restrictions reek of discriminatory intent.
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