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ABA Hijinks No More (For Now)

We are pleased to report that the proposed ABA Resolution 105 - first blogged about here - has been withdrawn and will not be an issue at the House of Delegates session at the upcoming ABA meeting. The originators chose to withdraw it...Show More Summary

Ex-President Bill Clinton to Head US Delegation to Srebrenica Commemoration

Former US President Bill Clinton will head the US delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina to attend a commemoration in Srebrenica for the killing of thousands of Muslims during the 1992-95 war there, the White House announced in a rele...

Bernie Sanders Gets 41% in Wisconsin Straw Poll

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist and a long shot for the White House, received 208 of 511 delegate votes at the Wisconsin Democratic Party convention in Milwaukee on Saturday, while Clinton won votes from 252 of the delegates, leaving her just short of a majority. Show More Summary

Gun-rights group portrays Va. House speaker as friend to rapists

RICHMOND — Just ahead of Tuesday’s Republican primary, a gun-rights group has bankrolled a startling political mailer that portrays the speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates as a friend to rapists.Beneath with a photo of a woman cowering...Show More Summary

Va. House speaker leads in fundraising but opponent gets some big-name help

RICHMOND — Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell continues to far out-raise his Republican challenger, who has nevertheless picked up support from some conservative heavy hitters, according to data released one week before the primary.Read full article >>

Longtime Va. delegate and Richmond attorney Franklin P. Hall dies at 76

RICHMOND — Former longtime Virginia lawmaker Franklin P. Hall, who represented the Richmond area in the House of Delegates for more than three decades, has died. He was 76 years old.The Democrat, who was a lawyer and a banker, retired...Show More Summary

Remembering Bill Frenzel: Only Minnesota US Rep to Serve in Korean War

The last year saw the passing of the only Korean War veteran to serve from Minnesota in the U.S. House; former Gopher State delegation members include two surviving World War II veterans.

Ex-Virginia Delegate in Antebellum Family Portrait Plans to Marry Teen Baby Mama

Just days after a former Virginia House Delegate took a hit on social media for posing in an Antebellum family portrait with the teenaged mother of his child, Joe Morrissey announced plans to marry the 19-year-old African American woman, reports Richmond Magazine.

Virginia redistricting lawsuits could cost taxpayers big bucks

RICHMOND — Virginia taxpayers may be on the hook for as much as $309,000 in legal fees racked up by Republican lawmakers in lawsuits over the makeup of the state’s congressional and House of Delegates districts.Read full article >>

Disgraced Virginia Legislator To Marry Teenager Involved In Sex Scandal

Former Democratic Virginia House of Delegates member Joseph D. Morrissey, who had been involved in a sex scandal involving a teenage employee of his laws office, has now announced he will marry the same woman. Myrna Pride, who beganShow More Summary

Pervy Virginia Dem Who Won Election From Jail Will Marry Teen Secretary, Rule Galaxy

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

In a pleasant change of pace, here’s a reminder that there are lots of gross people out there whose last name doesn’t rhyme with “fugger”: Weird former member of the Virginia House of Delegates Joe Morrissey is getting married to the teenaged receptionist with whom he fathered a babby. Show More Summary

Baltimore politicians turn to White House for funding

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and members of Maryland’s congressional delegation went to the White House on Wednesday to seek support for the city in the wake of the damage caused by recent rioting and the community frustration it exposed.Read full article >>

Rep. Loudermilk Joins Delegation to Europe and the Middle East

U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) joined a Congressional delegation on a 10 day trip to Europe and the Middle-East. The delegation, consisting of members of the House Committee on Homeland Security, visited with with government leaders and counterterrorism officials in 8 countries including Israel, Iraq, Turkey, Germany, Belgium, and France. Show More Summary

Secretary Kerry to Attend Nigerian President’s Inauguration in May

The White House announced that John Kerry will lead the presidential delegation to Nigeria at the end of May to attend the newly-elected Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

Ted Cruz Was Fearless Yesterday

Last night in Georgia, [mc_name name='Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)' chamber='senate' mcid='C001098' ] spoke to the delegates at the Georgia Republican Convention. Regular readers of RedState know that the Speaker of the House in Georgia, collaborating...Show More Summary

Realtors flex political muscle with donation to Va. House speaker

RICHMOND — With about a month before the Virginia primary, the National Association of Realtors on Tuesday disclosed a $40,000 donation to House Speaker William J. Howell.The Republican, a 27-year-veteran of the House of Delegates, is...Show More Summary

Federation of State Medical Boards Elects New Officers and Board Members

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) House of Delegates elected new officers and board members during its annual business meeting on April 25 in Fort Worth, Texas.

White House Sends Delegation To Freddie Gray's Funeral

The White House sent its own delegation of officials Monday to the funeral service of Freddie Gray, the African-American man who died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody in Baltimore two weeks ago. The delegation includes...Show More Summary

How It Was To Be: FDR and the UN's San Francisco Founding Conference, 70 Years On

As the dignitaries and delegates from 50 nations made their way the evening of April 25th, 1945 into the San Francisco Opera House for the opening of the founding conference of the United Nations, they encountered a stage redolent of an Enlightenment aesthetic. Show More Summary

Bush preparing to delegate many campaign tasks to super PAC

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash.

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