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By Emily Miller
Billionaire gets mobbed by fans at CPAC
Topic - Mark Obenshain
A Virginia Senate panel is recommending longtime GOP operative Boyd Marcus be confirmed as Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's pick to lead the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control board.
Democrats will use 'war on women' as long as it goes unchallenged
The days following an election are spent reflecting on the lessons drawn from what went wrong and what went right. For Virginia Republicans, not much went right. For Democrats, just enough went right to win.
Early turnout on Election Day was brisk, with elections officials reporting few issues Tuesday amid signs that as voter participation could eclipse 2009 rates despite a governor's race that's become infamous for its negativity.
Since when is fighting higher taxes and socialized medicine — or defending traditional values and fair elections "dangerous?"
Democrats were poised to fill out their slate of statewide candidates in primary elections Tuesday ahead of a fall contest sure to draw heaps of national attention, outside money and national political tea-leaf reading.
Chesapeake Bishop E.W. Jackson, who mounted an unsuccessful run for U.S. Senate last year, emerged the wire-to-wire winner in the race for the GOP nomination for Virginia's lieutenant governor at the state GOP's nominating convention Saturday.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would exempt concealed handgun permits from public record requests, a response to a New York newspaper's recent publication of an interactive map of concealed-carry permit holders' names and addresses.
Republican Sen. Mark Obenshain of Harrisonburg said Marcus' appointment may be legal, but it gives the appearance of impropriety.
While he hasn’t said so, Obenshain has signaled he will seek a recount, and he could press the issue to the General Assembly if he wants to take it to the limits of the law.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen)