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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
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Topic - Virginia Attorney
Former Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II is the new president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, a group organized by former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina that has worked to support conservative political candidates across the country — oftentimes against Republican incumbents.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe just vetoed a unanimously passed General Assembly bill that would have removed any possibility or appearance of unethical campaign contribution dealings from a fund he controls. Surprising?
Federal appeals court judges aggressively questioned lawyers on both sides of Virginia's potentially landmark gay marriage case Tuesday while hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the courthouse, holding signs and shouting competing slogans.
A three-judge federal appellate panel heard oral arguments Tuesday morning in a case over Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.
Advocates and opponents of gay marriage will turn their attention to Virginia, where a federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case challenging the state's ban on same-sex unions.
To some people in Virginia, the fight over legalization of same-sex marriage echoes a decades-old battle over the state's 1924 law banning marriage between white and black people.
A federal judge who struck down Virginia's gay marriage ban usurped the state's authority to decide whether same-sex unions should be allowed, a lawyer defending the ban said Friday.
In a story March 25 about a legal battle over policies on Virginia's death row, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of Rebecca Glenberg. She is legal director of the ACLU of Virginia, not its executive director. The story also mischaracterized the ACLU of Virginia. The ACLU of Virginia is an affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Union, not a chapter.
The Norfolk Circuit Court clerk said Monday that he plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling declaring the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.
A federal judge's opinion striking down Virginia's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage has generated emotional, visceral reactions from people on both sides of the issue. But one voice that has been uncharacteristically silent in the wake of the landmark ruling is that of former Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II.
Attorney General Roy Cooper isn't changing how his office is handling litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage prohibition now that a federal judge has struck down Virginia's ban.
The gay marriage fight arrived in a Southern courtroom Tuesday, as opponents of a Virginia law banning same-sex unions told a federal judge it was just like the Jim Crow-era prohibition against interracial marriage.
A bipartisan group of delegates demanded Friday that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe appoint a special counsel to defend the state's voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, just one day after Virginia's top law enforcement official said that he will actively seek to overturn the law.
Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has abandoned his client ("VA's top law official won't enforce voter-approved gay-marriage ban," Web, Jan. 23). The people of Virginia hired Mr. Herring to be their lawyer, to provide them with good counsel and to represent them to the best of his ability. However, Mr. Herring has decided that his views and wishes take precedence over those of his clients.
Attorney General Roy Cooper's office will continue to argue in court for North Carolina's constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage, even as Virginia's new attorney general has decided to fight his state's gay marriage ban.
Virginia asserted that an Obama administration requirement that citizens buy health insurance by 2014 — when most of the law's provisions kick in — or pay a penalty was unconstitutional.