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Poll shows Virginians think restoring ex-felons' voting rights is a good idea

In April, Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe completed an incremental process of restoring voting rights to ex-felons that had begun under Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell in 2013. By executive order, McAuliffe did for some 206,000...Show More Summary

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Restored Voting Rights To Violent Felons, Sex Offenders Still Behind Bars [Report]

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s blanket executive order restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons who had completed their jail sentence and probation/parole has had some unintended consequences. Several violent criminals...Show More Summary

Did Terry McAuliffe just invite a school law suit?

Could Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s (D) executive order automatically restoring voting and other rights for released felons lead to a landmark education decision? Jim Crow-era “separate but equal” schools defined Virginia’s education policy until ruled unconstitutional by the 1954 Brown v. Show More Summary

Did Terry McAuliffe just invite a school law suit?

A clause guaranteeing a high-quality education may get another look.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions

In his rush to look like a good liberal, carpetbagger Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe restored voting rights to more than 200,000 felons, some of whom are still in prison. McAuliffe claimed that only felons who had completed their sentences and their parole would have their rights restored. However, the task seems to have been too […]

Virginia GOP Rushes to Disenfranchise Voters Ahead of November Elections

“There’s no question that we’ve had a horrible history in voting rights as relates to African-Americans—we should remedy it,” Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) said last month ahead of his decision to restore voting rights for those convicted of felonies. Show More Summary

“Supreme Court calls special session to hear GOP challenge on felon voting rights”

Richmond Times-Dispatch: The Supreme Court of Virginia will hold a special session July 19 to take up the Republican challenge to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s order that restored voting rights for more than 200,000 felons. Republican leaders in the General Assembly … Continue reading ?

Could McAuliffe Probe Hurt Clinton?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) “is moving to head off a burgeoning controversy sparked by a federal probe that could have consequences for his close friend and political ally, Hillary Clinton,” The Hill reports. “McAuliffe has launched a media blitz [...]

Clinton Foundation Snafu: Video Footage Catches FBI Probe Suspects Arriving At Hillary's House

Recently we reported that Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe was under investigation by the FBI and prosecutors from the Justice Department's integrity unit regarding donations to McAuliffe's campaign during his time as a board member of the Clinton Global Initiative. Show More Summary

The bad timing of the alleged federal probe into Terry McAuliffe

At an inopportune moment, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) is alleged to be the target of a federal probe into his finances, although it isn’t clear what is at stake. CNN reported that the Justice Department and the FBI are reviewing a $120,000 campaign donation to McAuliffe’s 2013 gubernatorial race from companies controlled by Chinese business […]

The bad timing of the alleged federal probe into Terry McAuliffe

If this affair shows that Virginia has lax ethics laws, then, finally, fix the ethics laws.

Authorities investigate whether Terry McAuliffe violated lobbying restrictions

TERRY MCAULIFFE—a long-term ally of Hillary Clinton—was elected governor of Virginia in 2013 because, as a Democrat, he represented a clean break from the corruption scandal that brought his Republican predecessor, Bob McDonnell, low. Show More Summary

Meet The White House's New Muslim American Community Liaison

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With Islamophobia rampant in communities across the U.S., Muslim Americans now have a chief ally at the White House. Zaki Barzinji, former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.), recently assumed...Show More Summary

Video: Under Federal Investigation, Clintonite McAuliffe's Story Falls Apart

We learned this week that Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, the former DNC Chairman and close Clinton ally, is under active federal...

Here are 6 key lessons from 40 years of political scandals

In Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe is under federal investigation for campaign contributions from his 2013 run for governor and for what investigators consider “suspicious personal finances,” possibly related to foreign donations from Chinese billionaire Wang Wenliang. Show More Summary

VA: Virginia Gov Threatens to Withhold DC Metro Funding

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is threatening to withhold funding for Washington Metrorail unless the agency meets certain safety standards.

The Washington Post Smears Virginia GOP Leaders

The Washington Post has an editorial today criticizing the lawsuit filed this week by Republican leaders of the state legislature against Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe’s recent executive order that restores the right to vote to all...Show More Summary

Does McAuliffe Deserve That Bad Grade on Climate and Energy?

Clean energy advocates who scrutinize Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s record see different things. Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), the Virginia Student Environmental Coalition (VSEC) and other groups recently released a mid-season “report card” that gave McAuliffe a D-plus on climate and energy.

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY IN THE NIGHT FOR MY SHOCKED FACE:  Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Invited Chine…

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY IN THE NIGHT FOR MY SHOCKED FACE:  Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Invited Chinese Donor to Hillary Clinton’s Home.

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