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Medicaid expansion talk is going nowhere

You knew this already, but the special session that Republican leaders in the Virginia General Assembly called for Sept. 16-17 to discuss Medicaid expansion is going absolutely nowhere.


Brief statement from Bob Marshall on Supreme Court stay in marriage case

Statement from Republican State Del. Bob Marshall on the Supreme Court stay in the Virginia marriage equality case.


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Democrats say Ed Gillespie is out of touch on minimum wage issue

What is the face of a minimum wage worker? Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie thinks he knows.


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Roundup: Reaction to McAuliffe budget, Medicaid vetoes

Virginia political leaders react to Governor Terry McAuliffe’s line item vetoes of items in the state budget aimed at protecting his plan for expansion of the state Medicaid system.


Augusta Free Press produces new website for Del. Sam Rasoul

Roanoke State Del. Sam Rasoul has a new constituent-service website produced by Augusta Free Press.


Bob Marshall: Gov. McAuliffe’s Executive Order No. 1 ‘lawless’

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has no legal or constitutional authority to add protected classes of state employees to the Virginia Human Rights Law, according to Republican Del. Bob Marshall, who is terming McAuliffe’s Executive Order Number One “completely lawless!.”


Augusta Free Press launches campaign website for House candidate Sam Rasoul

The campaign website of 11th House District Democratic candidate Sam Rasoul is online through the work of Augusta Free Press LLC.


Former congressional candidate Sam Rasoul announces for House of Delegates seat

Roanoke Democratic State Del. Onzlee Ware announced Thursday that he is stepping down from his seat in the House of Delegates, citing his mother’s health as the issue. Former Democratic congressional nominee Sam Rasoul is among the candidates in the running to replace Ware in Richmond.


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Democrats bring attention to Obenshain attack ad

Republican attorney general nominee Mark Obenshain’s latest TV ad claims there are erroneous attacks against him, but Democrats say the real truth is Mark Obenshain hasn’t been honest about his record.


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Politics Notebook: Watch what you say!

The Terry McAuliffe gubernatorial campaign released a statement from former Republican State Del. Katherine Waddell on remarks made by Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli last year at a forum suggesting that the U.S. will suffer God’s judgment over abortion.