By Carten Cordell and Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau RICHMOND, Va.—One look at the Richmond Coliseum on Saturday provided the portrait of a divided Virginia GOP. After nine hours and four ballot-narrowing voting cycles, the camps of 10 different candidates vying for state office trekked out of the coliseum with a clear picture of the ballot, but [...]
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Following is the text of Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli’s speech, delivered to the state GOP convention at the Richmond Coliseum on Saturday: I think you now have a better sense of why I’m one of the luckiest guys in Virginia. I want to thank my wife, Teiro – who is such a great [...]
RICHMOND, Va.—House Majority Leader Eric Cantor couldn’t pass up the chance to blast the Obama administration’s recent scandals Saturday morning in a ballroom full of breakfasting Republicans at the Virginia GOP convention in Richmond. “We’re going to get to the bottom of this,” Cantor said of the IRS’ targeting of tea party-like groups with extra [...]
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The White House has previously embraced artists Jay-Z and Common.
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association is backing a House bill to create a special panel to probe the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Recently passed legislation requires the FAA to “develop a comprehensive plan to safely accelerate the integration of civil unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace system.”
Demand that the Senate confirms these NLRB appointments, so that the agency can again enforce vital labor laws.
After meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ban Ki-moon said it is crucial to maintain momentum ahead of joint US-Russian talks next month.
A wide majority believe that both scandals “involve serious matters that need to be investigated.”