HOUSE OBJECTION: House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell says Republicans could challenge executive orders from Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Terry McAuliffe pledges to sign two executive orders on his first day as governor, but the leader of the GOP-controlled House of Delegates says the Democrat shouldn’t...
Though Democrats appear to have swept Virginia's statewide offices last Tuesday, Republicans will hold a 67 to 33 super-majority in the state's House of Delegates. The post How Gerrymandering Gave Virginia Republicans A House Supermajority appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Gender identity is now included among the fair housing protections contained in the Realtor code of ethics. The National Association of Realtors’ board of directors and delegate body voted Monday to amend the code to prohibit Realtor discrimination against consumers...
It has been more than 10 years since a veteran was elected to serve in the U.S. House from the Badger State - the longest period in state history
A variety of races, including their House of Delegates: the big-ticket one is the Governor’s race, but both the Lt Governor and Attorney General races are of interest. Good luck, Ken Cuccinelli, E.W. Jackson, Mark Obenshain, and the HoD Republican candidates. Official results here.
A Virginia Democrat running for the House of Delegates told a forum in Great Falls Friday she believes the government should force doctors to accept Medicare and Medicaid patients. According to a report in the Mason Conservative, during...Show More Summary
Kathleen Murphy, a Democrat who is running for the House of Delegates against Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock, told a forum in Great Falls on Saturday that doctors should be forced to accept Medicare and Medicaid patients: FYIShow More Summary
1. NSA director denies reports of U.S. spying on EuropeansEuropean Union delegates are going to the White House on Wednesday to discuss their concerns over recent reports that the National Security Agency conducted surveillance on European leaders and citizens. Show More Summary
Let's help Rob Farinholt boot a Republican from the Virginia House of Delegates. So far 2,700 of you have already chipped in toward our last-minute bid to help build a blue wave in Virginia next week! To recap, Republicans hold a dominant 67-32 lead in the Virginia House of Delegates. Show More Summary
Virginia House of Delegates Democratic challenger Jennifer Boysko We have already endorsed John Bell and Kathleen Murphy in their races for Virginia delegate. They are contesting two of the 18 Republican-held seats that President Barack Obama won in 2012. Show More Summary
ICYMI, the government re-opened and averted a default… for about 120 days. #HardWorkPaysOff Daniel Malloy caught up with members of the Georgia Congressional delegation following the House and Senate votes last night. There were some pretty critical statements from all sides on the aisle for a whole bunch of reasons. “I hope the adults in [...]
The US House of Representatives has approved the Senate bill ending the shutdown and raising the debt ceiling by a 284 to 144 margin. All 144 representatives voting nay were Republican. The entire Washington State delegation voted yea. There. Was that so hard? [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Isaac Brekken, MCT via Getty Images Great news! According to The New York Times, negotiations between Republican leaders in Congress and the White House are bearing fruit. Friday afternoon, a delegation of Senate Republicans emergedShow More Summary
After Meeting Obama, Republicans to Continue Talks: “President Barack Obama and a delegation of House Republicans concluded a lengthy meeting at the White House on Thursday afternoon without an agreement on how to raise the debt limit...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama and a delegation of House Republicans concluded a lengthy meeting at the White House on Thursday afternoon without an agreement on how to raise the debt limit or reopen the government, but both sides described the summit as a positive step toward resolving a crises that has bedeviled negotiators. Show More Summary
SHUTDOWN TALKS: Oregon’s Greg Walden joins House GOP leadership in talks at the White House. By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, an Oregon Republican, will join a delegation of GOP House leaders meeting with President Barack Obama today to try to find common ground on the government shutdown and looming debt...
President Barack Obama will meet with a delegation of 18 Republicans at the White House on Thursday, in what will be the most significant meeting between the two parties in the ongoing debates on funding the government and raising the...Show More Summary
The Yellowhammer State is on a path to notch one of its least experienced U.S. House delegations over the last 100 years.
(CNN) – President Obama has canceled a trip to Indonesia and Brunei due to the government shutdown, the White House announced Thursday night. Secretary of State John Kerry will lead delegations to both countries instead of the president, the press release said.
Washington (CNN) - The dean of Alabama's delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives says he won't run for re-election next year. "Thank you for allowing me to serve in the U.S. House. I will not seek reelection in 2014," tweeted Rep. Spencer Bachus Monday. In a statement, the 11-term Republican said that it's been […]