Woman Fired After Flipping The Bird To Trump’s Motorcade Sues Former Employer

A woman who was fired after a photograph of her giving the middle finger to President Trump’s motorcade went viral is suing her former employer. She doesn’t have much of a case.

Republican Declared Winner In Disputed Virginia Election

Republican David Yancy was declared the winner of a disputed election, giving the GOP a slim one-seat majority in the state’s House of Delegates.

A Political Earthquake In Virginia Thanks To A Single Vote

After nearly twenty years, the Republican domination of the Virginia House of Delegates came to an end thanks to a single vote.

Ralph Northam Defeats Ed Gillespie In Virginia In Strong Democratic Rebuke Of Trump

Democrats, Republicans, and Independents came out for an an election that can only been seen as a strong rebuke to President Trump and the Republican Party.

Race For Virginia Governor Tightens Significantly In Campaign’s Final Hours

With less than forty-eight hours to go, the race for Virginia’s Governor is tighter than ever.

Democrat Ralph Northam Continues To Lead In Virginia, But The Race Is Far From Over

New polling shows Democratic nominee Ralph Northam continuing to lead Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia Governor’s race, but anything is still possible with three weeks to go until Election Day.

Democratic Candidate Appears To Have Momentum In Virginia’s Governor’s Race

The nation’s only competitive Governor’s this year appears to be going in favor of the Democratic candidate.

Republican Candidate For Virginia Governor: Dreamers Should Not Be Deported

Ed Gillespie, the Republican nominee for Governor of Virginia, has come out against the most recent immigration-related action by the national leader of his party.

Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam Win Primary Battles For Virginia Governor

Republicans and Democrats have picked their candidates for 2017’s Governor’s race, but the biggest name is likely to be one not on the ballot, Donald Trump.

Virginia Statewide Races Closely Fought Over Ahead Of Primaries

In addition to the race in New Jersey, the statewide races in Virginia are also being looked to as a barometer of American politics in the first year of the Trump Administration.

Former Presidential Candidates Emerging As Candidates For Senate In 2018

Several former candidates for President are emerging as potential candidates for Senate.

Virginia Not Exactly Looking Like A Battleground State

The Old Dominion seems like it’s going to be even more firmly Democratic in 2016.

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine As Her Running Mate

As expected, Hillary Clinton went with the ‘safe’ choice, and has selected Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate.

In McDonnell Decision, Supreme Court Places Important Limits On Prosecutors

In overturning former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s conviction, the Supreme Court has sent a powerful message to overly zealous prosecutors.

Federal Court Declines To Rehear Case Ruling In Favor Of Transgender High School Student

The Fourth Circuit has declined to rehear a case in which a three judge panel sided with a transgender student seeking to use the bathroom consistent with their gender identity.

Supreme Court Accepts Appeal Of Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

The Supreme Court has agreed to review the legal basis for the conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on public corruption charges.

SCOTUS Accepts Virginia Redistricting Case That Tests Use Of Race And Politics In Drawing Lines

The Supreme Court has accepted for appeal a Virginia case that deal with the issue of using race and politics as a basis for drawing district lines.

Candidate Loyalty Oaths Are Unenforceable And Unconstitutional

States who try to use loyalty oaths to keep Donald Trump off the ballot will be running afoul of the Constitution.

State-Level Republicans Looking At Ways To Keep Trump Off The Ballot

Republican officials in three states are looking at ways to keep Donald Trump off the primary ballot unless he pledges to support the eventual GOP nominee.

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Loses Appeal On Corruption Conviction

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is likely going to Federal Prison very soon.

Virginia Republicans Step Back From The Brink Of Insanity, Pick 2016 Primary Over Convention

It was a close vote, but Virginia’s Republican leaders did the smart thing yesterday in picking a primary over a convention in 2016.

Will Virginia Republicans Shoot Themselves In The Foot In 2016?

Virginia Republicans are deciding later this week how they will make their choice in the 2016 Presidential Race. And they may end up regretting their decision.

RFRA Battle Moves Beyond Indiana

Arkansas, North Carolina, and Virginia may soon see the same battle over RFRA laws that is playing itself out in Indiana

Virginia Legislator Wins Special Election Despite Being In Jail

A former Democratic state legislator in Virginia was re-elected last night despite the fact that he’s in jail.

Can Hillary Expand The Electoral College Map In 2016? In An Important Sense, It Doesn’t Matter

An adviser close to Hillary Clinton is talking about expanding the Electoral College map in 2016, but even without such an expansion the GOP faces an uphill battle.

Virginia Judge Rules Police Can Compel Suspect To Unlock Phone Locked Via Fingerprint

The Fourth and Fifth Amendments do not prevent the police from compelling you to unlock your phone if you used fingerprint scan technology to lock it, Virginia Judge has ruled.

What Happened In Virginia?

Trying to explain one of the biggest surprises of Election Night 2014.

Virginia Senate Race Shockingly Too Close To Call, Likely Headed For Recount

Arguably the most surprising Senate race of 2014 was in Virginia, and it’s not over yet.

Creigh Deeds One Year Later, And The Problems With Mental Health Care In The U.S.

Just over one year ago, Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds was attacked by his son, revealing problems with our mental health system that have yet to be adequately addressed.

Same-Sex Marriage Goes From 19 States To 29 States In One Week

In the space of one week, we’ve gone from 19 states that recognize same-sex marriage to 29. Soon, it will be 35.

Federal Court Voids Virginia Congressional Map

A Federal Court has given legislators in Richmond a complicated job.

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Convicted On Corruption Charges

A once rising GOP star hits bottom.

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Another Circuit Court of Appeals has weighed in on the marriage equality debate.

Virginia Goes To War Against Uber, Lyft, And Free Enterprise

The Virginia DMV is threatening to crackdown on companies providing innovative car services to consumers.

State Senate Resignation Sends Virginia Budget Negotiations Into Twilight Zone

Some old fashioned political arm twisting has up-ended the apple cart in Richmond.

Virginia GOP Picks Ed Gillespie To Run Against Mark Warner

The establishment wins one in Virginia, but that’s unlikely to help the GOP in November

Virginia Senate Race About To Become Competitive?

Former RNC Chair Ed Gillespie is challenging incumbent Senator Mark Warner for his Senate seat.

Democratic Candidate Gaining Votes In Virginia Attorney General’s Race Recount

The Virginia Attorney General’s race recount seems to be going in favor of the Democratic candidate.

Mark Herring Declared Winner Of Virginia Attorney General’s Race, But It’s Far From Over

We have a certified “winner” in the Virginia Attorney General’s race, but where it heads from here is still up in the air.

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