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House Republican Caucus unanimously elects Speaker-Designee

The House Republican Caucus unanimously elected its next leadership team, headed up by Del. Kirk Cox.


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Republican perspective on State of the Commonwealth

Delegate Ronald A. Villanueva and Senator Siobhan S. Dunnavant delivered the Republican perspective on the State of Commonwealth.


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Statement of House Republican leaders on McAuliffe proposed budget

House Republican leaders issued the following statement Friday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments.


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Statement of House Republican Leaders on Gov. McAuliffe’s proposed budget

House Republican leaders issued the following statement Thursday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments.


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House Republican agenda for 2015 successful at crossover

House Republican leaders highlighted the success of their policy agenda at crossover in a press conference on Wednesday.


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House Republicans education reforms find broad bipartisan support

The House Republican Classroom Success Agenda for the 2015 General Assembly has found broad bipartisan support in passing the House of Delegates.


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House Republicans propose Classroom Success education reforms

House Republican leaders announced their education agenda for the 2015 General Assembly on a press conference call with reporters Thursday.


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Statement of House Republican Leaders on Governor McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax), Majority Whip Jackson H. Miller (R-Manassas) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) issued the following statement Wednesday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments.


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Virginia House Republican leaders propose $100 gift cap

Virginia House of Delegates Republican leaders on Wednesday proposed a $100 gift cap on both tangible and intangible gifts.


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Is Dave Brat suddenly afraid to debate?

Dave Brat was frustrated when powerful House Republican leader Eric Cantor seemed to be avoiding his requests for a debate during their congressional nomination race.


House Speaker Bill Howell on Medicaid Special Session

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement Tuesday on the upcoming special session of the General Assembly.


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House Democratic Caucus statement on McAuliffe plan to close healthcare gap

Today, Governor McAuliffe unveiled his plan to help Virginians gain routine healthcare coverage through a series of executive actions.


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Political fallout from Bob McDonnell verdict

You have to wonder how Phil Puckett and Terry Kilgore reacted to the news that former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted on multiple federal corruption charges related to $170,000 in loans and gifts that the former First Couple received from a state businessman.


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Dave Brat campaign claims momentum after Laura Ingraham rally

Last night, at a standing room only rally headlined by conservative radio and TV host Laura Ingraham, Dave Brat received a raucous welcome from more than 660 constituents from all counties of the Seventh Congressional District.


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Democrats: Del. Bell chooses Tea Party ideology over calls from Virginia constituents

Last night in Waynesboro, Republican Delegate Dickie Bell held a town hall with Koch Brother funded Americans for Prosperity.


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House Republican leaders write to Sen. Mark Warner on state budget impasse

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax) and Majority Whip Jackson Miller (R-Manassas) sent a letter Tuesday to U.S. Sen. Mark Warner urging the senator to denounce Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to hold the state budget hostage to Medicaid expansion.


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Chris Graham: Quick advice for Virginia House Republicans

They don’t want to hear this from me; they don’t want to hear it from anybody, really. But it needs to be said: Virginia House Republicans would be wise to pick another battle, because the Medicaid expansion fight is lost.


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House Republicans’ talking points on the uninsured: ‘They’re not dying’

The Washington Post reported Friday on the stakes for Virginians and health care providers in the ongoing debate over taking federal money to close the coverage gap. It also proved yet again how out of touch House Republicans are with the crisis facing many Virginians who would benefit from expanded access to health care.


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Kirk Cox: Virginia needs a clean budget, special session on Medicaid

There are a lot of citizens depending on the state to pass a budget before the July 1 deadline. House Republican Leadership has called for a special session after we pass the budget to debate the issues of ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion on its merits.


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Virginia organizations sign letter to Boehner supporting immigration reform

Today 636 business and industry organizations from across the country signed onto a joint letter to House Speaker John Boehner calling for immigration reform this year.


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Tim Kaine: Halt to Senate budget negotiations ‘reckless’

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is none too pleased that Senate Republicans broke off bipartisan budget negotiations to allow House Republicans time to craft a partisan budget proposal that has little chance of seeing the light of day.


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Medical Device Tax giveaway would deny Americans healthcare

In their efforts to defund the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives also demanded a $29 billion tax break for one of the country’s more profitable industries, medical device-makers.


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Warner, Kaine highlight impact of shutdown on Virginia

Speaking on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine highlighted the ongoing negative impact of the government shutdown in Virginia, and again urged House Republican leaders to re-open government, pay the nation’s bills on time and negotiate on a long term budget.


Obama meets with House Republicans

   Video Blog www.whitehouse.gov President Barack Obama takes questions from members of the House Republican caucus at the GOP House Issues Conference in Baltimore, Md., on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010. The video is courtesy the White House channel on YouTube.


House GOP accedes to recorded subcommittee votes

House Democrats are claiming victory in a decision by the Republican majority in the lower chamber of the Virginia General Assembly to record subcommittee votes in the upcoming legislative session. Me, I’m wondering if this change in approach from the GOP might be a setup for some election-year gimmickry.