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- February 19, 2022
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One monstrosity disguised as legislation that became law after Democrats seized control of the Virginia House of Delegates in 2019 gave schools the power to not report misdemeanor crimes — including sexual assaults — to police. We all know how that turned out. Despite a majority of voters repudiating their shortsighted policy, Democrats in the […]

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- January 12, 2022
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A new report from The Washington Free Beacon details how a Virginia-based political action committee reportedly paid Clinton confidant Marc Elias a small fortune to lower the expectedly high turnout for the Republican ticket in Virginia’s 2021 elections. The effort was reportedly conceived as a last-ditch attempt to push Terry McAuliffe over the finish line. […]

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- December 25, 2021
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At the beginning of 2021, it seemed unlikely — even well-nigh impossible — that education would play a pivotal role in Virginia’s elections. But starting with school board meetings that went viral (thanks to politically engaged parents) debate over our childrens’ education went viral and propelled conservatives to victory. As Fox News reports: Local school […]

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- December 25, 2021
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The biggest fail of the year for Republicans (we’re using that term loosely) came when the Lincoln Project immolated its reputation by hiring liberal kids to poise as white supremacists in front of Glenn Youngkin’s campaign bus at a stop in Charlottesville. Once again, the Lincoln Project’s tactics fell flat. The Washington Free Beacon further […]

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- December 23, 2021
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ICYMI: A vigilant Virginia cop arrested State Delegate Chris Hurst (D) for partaking in election trickery hours before Virginia’s 2021 elections. Hurst himself faced a competitive race in Southwest Virginia. Fortunately, he lost the following day to Jason Ballard. Per The Western Journal: On Monday night around 10 p.m., he was pulled over by a police officer […]

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- December 23, 2021
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Believe it or not, voters under 30 helped push Glenn Youngkin over the finish line. According to a CNN exit poll, 45% of young voters in Virginia supported Youngkin compared to 53% for McAuliffe. By contrast, the 2020 CNN exit poll for the presidential election in Virginia showed the same group supported Joe Biden by […]

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- December 4, 2021
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In case you missed it, a condescending joke from the insular liberal bubble otherwise known as Manhattan recently explained why Democrats lost Virginia. The joke, from “Saturday Night Live,” also shows how far the iconic sketch comedy show has fallen from its high point in the 70s. WATCH: The Washington Free Beacon reports: “My win […]

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- December 3, 2021
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Democrats have failed to overturn one of the contested seats in the Virginia House of Delegates, making the Republican takeover of the state’s lower legislative chamber official. A three-judge panel in Virginia Beach confirmed the final tally between incumbent Alex Askew (D) and Karen Greenhalgh (R). Per WAVY: Greenhalgh was named the winner with a […]

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- November 18, 2021
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Democrats in Richmond have announced they will seek recounts in two House of Delegates races. The Republican candidates lead the Democratic incumbents in both, but only by razor-thin margins. As The Hill reports: Dels. Martha Mugler (D) and Alex Askew (D), who both represent districts in the Hampton Roads area, announced on Tuesday that they […]

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- November 17, 2021
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Fresh off of their recent victories, a determined group of Virginia parents are hoping to take their campaign for parents’ rights nationwide. Attention from powerful Republican members of Congress in Washington is already getting them more exposure. As the Virginia Mercury reports: The ranking Republican on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, Virginia Foxx […]