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Latest Bill Bolling Items
The Republican-led Senate on Friday muscled through a House-drawn map drawing new lines for the state's 11 congressional districts in one of the GOP's first noteworthy displays of their newfound power.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday endorsed Mitt Romney for president and will head to South Carolina to campaign for the former Massachusetts governor ahead of Saturday's Palmetto State primary.
The Republican Party of Virginia will not require voters to sign a pledge of intent to support the party's nominee in the general election before being allowed to vote in the March 6 primary, according to an e-mail from the state Board of Elections obtained by The Washington Times.
Republicans, as they promised they would, took control of the Virginia Senate on Wednesday with the help of Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling's tie-breaking vote and over the objections of Democrats that the move was both unjust and unconstitutional.
Md. assembly session likely busy, defining for O'Malley; Metro proposes fare increases; D.C. eliminating free handicap parking; Md. assembly again will address death penalty issue; O'Malley to propose record school construction spending; McDonnell wants school to start before Labor Day; McDonnell urges Bolling, Cuccinelli to talk; No absentee ballots until judge rules on Perry suit.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's legacy is on the line as the General Assembly convenes Wednesday to take up initiatives that would plug money into the state's retirement system, its schools and its crumbling infrastructure while considering Republican-backed measures to streamline government and strengthen personal property laws.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will likely find themselves on the opposite sides of a debate stage at least once or twice as the 2013 gubernatorial contest eventually grinds into gear.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling are urging the Republican Party of Virginia State Central Committee to rescind a "loyalty oath" that would require voters to sign a statement saying that they intend to support the party's nominee before they are allowed to vote in the March 6 primary.
D.C. wants college applications as graduation requirement; Cuccinelli says he can defend ballot law; Bolling defines tie-breaker role; Maryland delegate has fantasy-sports bill; D.C. Council member Thomas misses repayment deadline; Virginia GOP to revisit loyalty oath; Md. state Sen. Brinkley to announce congressional plans; Rat complaints prompt inspection of Occupy D.C. camp.