On the second day of new toll rates along the Capital Beltway’s Interstate 66 express lanes, rates reached $40 for solo drivers at 8:09 a.m.
Former Rep. Jerry Weller (R., Ill.) and some of his lobbying firm’s clients are distancing themselves from a longtime Democratic lobbyist who was indicted in September on multiple charges that he and his wife embezzled $1.4 million from the company and campaign where they respectively worked.
A group backed by former President Barack Obama and headed by former Attorney General Eric Holder poured $1 million into the Virginia gubernatorial race in support of Democrat Ralph Northam, who on Tuesday defeated Republican Ed Gillespie.
Two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton touted her political action committee on Wednesday for playing a role in Tuesday night’s Democratic Party electoral victories.
Former President Barack Obama celebrated a big night for Democrats with a tweet on Wednesday morning, writing, “This is what happens when the people vote.”