Democrats May Flip 3 More House Seats Because Virginia GOP Nominated A White Supremacist For Senate

Not only will Corey Stewart likely lose to Sen. Tim Kaine, but his nomination may cost the GOP 3 House seats in Virginia because he will depress Republican turnout.

Three Billboards Provides Guidance for Addressing Hate in Trump’s America

In a political moment when the American president not only stokes the fires of sexism, racism, and the hate they represent but also seems to embody these values, Martin McDonagh’s 2017 film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, in its thoughtful, sympathetic, and loving approach to understanding hate, could not be more timely. read more

Democrats Might Lose Control Of Virginia’s House Of Delegates Because Of 55 Unopened Ballots

Dozens of votes that could decide control of the Virginia House of Delegates may be left uncounted because the postal service didn't deliver them on time.

Trump Refuses To Call Charlottesville Attack On Counter-Protesters An Act Of Terrorism

Denouncing terrorism at the hands of white supremacists wouldn't fit Trump's narrative that America should fear only minority groups.

Trump Walks Away From Reporters After Being Asked To Denounce White Supremacists

The willingness of this president to ignore what is specifically fueling the outbreak of deadly violence and hatred in Virginia will only give oxygen to those causing it.

State Of Emergency Declared In Charlottesville As Violent Alt-Right Nazis Clash With Protesters

Meanwhile, the President of the United States remains silent as, at this hour, he is likely teeing off from one of the fairways at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey.

After Steve Scalise Shooting, Terry McAuliffe Speaks The Truth About Too Many Guns On The Streets

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said, "I think we need to do more to protect all of our citizens. I have long advocated, this is not what today is about, but there are too many guns on the street. We lose 93 million Americans a day to gun violence."

Victory For Reproductive Rights As GOP Abortion Restrictions Get Scrapped in Virginia

Reproductive rights women

In an 11 to 4 vote, the board scrapped Virginia's regulations which would have required abortion clinics to adhere to the same regulations as surgical centers.

These Two Critical Swing States Are Quickly Shifting Toward Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton swing state

Removing these two states from the list of battlegrounds doesn't just make Trump's path to victory narrow – it makes it virtually nonexistent.

Trump-Leaning Pollster Quinnipiac Shows Clinton With Solid Swing-State Leads

Hillary Clinton polling

If the alarm bell wasn't already sounding in Trumpland, these results from their favorite pollster should do the trick.

Tim Kaine Has Already Turned Virginia Into A Likely Democratic Win For Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's selection of Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate has already shifted the Electoral College map, as Kaine's home state of Virginia has been moved from Leans Democratic to Likely Democratic.

Virginia Lawmaker: School Kids Must Expose Themselves to Prove They’re Boys or Girls

Virginia Republican Delegate Mark Cole says kids have to ante up and show the adults what they have before they can use a restroom

Proof That Bigots Are Not the Best and Brightest

If you listen to the anti-gay rhetoric coming from the GOP, you realize just how desperately hateful and stupid these people are

Judge Gives Former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell Slap On The Wrist In Felony Case

U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer sentenced former Virginia First Lady, Maureen McDonnell, to just 12 months plus one day in prison.

US Probation Office Recommends Ten Years In Prison For GOP Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell

The U.S. probation office recommends that former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell spend at least ten years in prison.

Possible Voter Fraud Gets Arkansas AG Candidate Kicked Off Voter Rolls

It is a different story, though, when a white Republican is kicked of voter rolls in Arkansas that not only incited the state party's outrage against their own vote suppression law, it drove the candidate for state attorney general who lost the right to vote into a rage.

Nancy Pelosi Celebrates The Latest Victory For Marriage Equality

Today marks an important day for marriage equality in the United States as the Supreme Court refused to review several circuit court rulings that strike down state bans on same sex marriage.

Bob McDonnell Showed Us The Meaning of Conservative Family Values Depends On The Circumstances

Since a Virginia jury convicted Bob and Maureen McDonnell on multiple corruption charges, many commented on the message the verdict sent to corrupt politicians.

Extremist On the Horizon: Dave Brat Fits In With Government Destroying House Republicans

Even though Brat appears to be an extremist outlier in the conservative movement, his outrage that Cantor voted to raise the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown is not outside the mindset of the majority of Republicans in Congress and it is down to Brat's economic ideology.