Undocumented minors housed in VA, McAuliffe says ‘we don’t have an issue in Virginia’

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  News, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

ON IMMIGRATION: Gov. Terry McAuliffe answered an immigration on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" on Wednesday. (Photo by WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)

In perhaps the most he’s spoken publicly on the immigration crisis, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said it’s the feds’ problem, not Virginia’s, and that undocumented children are only being housed at one location in the commonwealth — even though news outlets have confirmed more.

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Vote fraud cases go nowhere with Fairfax prosecutor

By   /  July 30, 2014  /  News, Texas, Virginia, Voter Fraud  /  No Comments

NO JUSTICE: Cases of alleged voter fraud are collecting dust in the office of Fairfax County's commonwealth attorney.

Four years after the Fairfax County election board began uncovering cases of alleged voter fraud, the local prosecutor has not taken action, and has nothing to say.

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U.S. food board: Bad to the bone

By   /  July 29, 2014  /  Federal Government, National, News, Regulations, Virginia  /  No Comments

FOOD ORDER: Angela Tagtow is leading government efforts to direct American diets.

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In search of “sustainable” food sources, a federal dietary panel is grazing the wrong pastures, critics warn.
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is building a new food pyramid with fruits, plants and dairy as the prime ingredients.
Beef and poultry are nowhere to be found.
“This [...]

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The people Bob McDonnell once governed will decide his fate

By   /  July 29, 2014  /  News, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

Bob McDonnell, Maureen McDonnell

Potential juror after potential juror strode into the stately courtroom on Monday, their uncertain and inquisitive eyes glimpsing, most of them for the first time in person, the man they until six months ago called their governor.

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Warner, Gillespie, battle Washington ties in VA Senate race

By   /  July 28, 2014  /  News, Virginia  /  No Comments

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner introduced the Housing Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2013 last week, which proposes the wind down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in five years. (Photo by John Rohrbach)

At a time when American’s confidence in Congress and Washington in general is at historic lows, both Democratic Sen. Mark Warner and his Republican challenger Ed Gillespie will have to prove they’re not Washington men.

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Week in Review: Another week and still no answers

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Virginia  /  No Comments

AP file photo

Gov. Terry McAuliffe took the time to do a lot of things since last week. But none of them had to do with answering a growing public concern about illegal immigration in Virginia and the nation.

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