Voter registrars across Virginia were caught off guard when Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) announced that he was immediately restoring voter rights for 206,000 felons, but progressive activists who had been working to get the would-be-voters registered had known for weeks.
As congressional Democrats spent the week pressing for the passage of new gun control legislation, violent felons in Virginia were able to take steps towards having their right to own a firearm restored thanks to action taken by the state’s Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
More than a hundred sex offenders in Virginia who the state deemed too dangerous to be released following their prison sentences had their voting rights restored earlier this year by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe, an action that Republican rivals in the state are calling “unconscionable.”
Judicial Watch, a right-leaning government watchdog group, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe over his actions of restoring the voting rights of hundreds of thousands of felons in the state.
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that seeks to restore the voting rights of convicted felons.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, Robby Mook, remains silent on the federal investigation into the campaign he ran previously for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia.
Hillary Clinton met with the Chinese businessman at the forefront of the federal investigation into Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe at her Washington, D.C. home during a 2013 fundraiser, according to a Time report.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) will no longer appear at a planned fundraiser for Ted Strickland, the Democrat running to unseat Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio), next week.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.), who is under federal investigation for a $120,000 contribution his campaign took from a Chinese billionaire, has a two-decades-long history of controversial dealings with China.