Virginia forked over $536,000 to have an episode of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” filmed in its capital city of Richmond, with assurances that slogan “Virginia is for lovers” would be uttered at least once.
The Washington Post on Wednesday endorsed state Senator Jennifer Wexton as the “best qualified” Democratic candidate to face off against Rep. Barbara Comstock (R., Va.) in the general election for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) signaled his support Friday for legislation to strengthen the power of unions to recruit members and negotiate with employers.
Democratic candidates running for office in 2018 are attempting to escape the long shadow that Bill and Hillary Clinton have cast over the Democratic Party for decades.
Democrat Lindsey Davis Stover continued to take aim at primary opponent Jennifer Wexton for her “reckless” vote for 2016 gun legislation in the Virginia state senate, but her own work for the campaign of a National Rifle Association-endorsed pro-gun Democrat went unmentioned.
Sen. Mark Warner (D., Va.) has reversed course from his long-stated views on gun control, signaling that he now supports a federal ban on “assault-style weapons” and limits on high capacity magazines.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine’s (Va.) hometown newspaper castigated him on Wednesday over his recent comments blaming the National Rifle Association for Congress not passing federal gun-control measures.
A Democratic candidate running for Congress in Virginia is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) after taking part in a political stunt in which an AR-15 was destroyed.