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Alex Lemieux is a Richmond-based editor with The Republican Standard.

61,012,997 Unkept Promises: Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox’s Pledge To Monique

"I will never stop fighting for the promise of life as long as I hold a gavel, as long as I can speak into this microphone, as long as I have the privilege of this floor. I promise to fight for the promise of life," said Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates Kirk Cox in a rare, highly-emotional floor speech.

Governor Ralph Northam, Senator Jennifer Boysko Reaffirm Support For Abortions Until Moment Of Birth

"You would not be out of line by saying that it's potentially genocide...it's kind of sick," said radio host John Fredericks about the Democrat-sponsored bill to allow abortions up until the moment of birth in Virginia.

Redistricting Bill Set To Create Independent Commission To Draw Virginia’s Legislative Maps

The 12-member commission would be staffed the speaker of the House of Delegates, the State Senate Rules Committee, and the governor, who would appoint four members each, two from both political parties.

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Endorses Garrison Coward’s Campaign For The Virginia...

"Garrison will fight for improved education, safer communities and lower taxes. We need his conservative voice representing our values in Richmond," former GOP congressman and majority leader Eric Cantor said. 

Fueled By The Government Shutdown, Poll Shows Americans Believe Country Is On The ‘Wrong...

While President Donald Trump, the top Republican in power, has less than stellar favor with Americans, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in power, garnered even less good graces.

President Trump, Congress Reach Deal To Temporarily Reopen Government With No Wall Funding

With the federal government set to reopen for the next three weeks, a bipartisan contingent of lawmakers from both houses of Congress will meet to develop a border security funding proposal.

Guns In Church? Virginia State Senate Passes Bill To Allow Armed Worshipers

Bucking Governor Ralph Northam's progressive gun control package, Virginia's Republican-controlled State Senate passes a measure to repeal the ban on carrying firearms in church and other places of worship.

Senate Set To Vote On Likely Failing Bills To Reopen Federal Government

Even if the Senate were to pass either plan, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has already scheduled to send the lower chamber home on Friday, ensuring the shutdown will continue into next week.

Political Redistricting Map Chosen By Federal Court Heavily Favors Democrats Ahead Of 2019 Election

At least six Republican delegates would be running in districts where a majority of voters chose President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election.

Virginia Mulls Paying Drivers To Battle Congestion, But Concerns Of Tracking Them Remain

Contentions with utilizing artificial intelligence and information gathering to improve Virginia roadways do not lie within the technological advancements, but the humans using the system.