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Alex Lemieux

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

Felony Theft Threshold Raised by Virginia Senate Panel Vote

A Republican-led Virginia State Senate panel voted to raise the dollar amount for felony theft from $200 to $500.
economic growth

Virginia, Especially Richmond, Will Benefit From Economic Growth in 2018

Economists claim Virginia and the Richmond metro area will greatly benefit from national economic growth over the next year, citing Trump's tax plan.

Barbara Comstock Battles Big Money From Democrats, Tom Steyer

The actions taken by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock in her years in the House have proven she is a leader whom is essential to the growth of the nation. 

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Would Punch President Trump If He Could

Are Democrats turning to threats and violence to push their agenda? Sounds like a tactic out of Saul Alinsky's playbook. 

Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally Announces Senate Race

Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-AZ) announces her run for Senate, saying, “After taking on terrorists in combat, the liberals in the Senate won’t scare me one bit.”

House Votes to Reauthorize FISA, Trump Causes Twitter Storm

On Thursday, the House voted to reauthorize FISA. President Trump criticizes measure on Twitter. Rand Paul readies for filibuster.

Trump’s Tax Plan Working As Wal-Mart Hikes Hourly Wage To $11

Wal-Mart announces the company will begin increasing its starting hourly wage to $11, citing Trump's tax plan. Is trickle-down economics actually working?
Scott Taylor

Congressman Scott Taylor On International Bonds, Border Security, and DACA

Virginia Congressman Scott Taylor has proven he's a fighter on foreign battlefields and will continue to prove himself as a fighter for the American people.

President Donald Trump Says DACA “Unfair” For America

Trump tweets "broken" and "unfair" DACA program after 9th Circuit Court rules against president on Wednesday.
power sharing

Commonwealth Power Sharing An Uncommon History

A split House in Virginia is a rare occurrence, the notion of power sharing may arise, something that has an uncommon history in the commonwealth.