Elections

Virginia candidate goes to court over SBE stance on e-signatures

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  News, Virginia  /  No Comments

SUSAN STIMPSON: Criticizes Bolling.

The campaign of Republican House challenger Susan Stimpson is going to court.

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2 GOP lawmakers help McAuliffe kill voter ID bill

By   /  May 7, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

BARRIER TO ENTRY? Gov. Terry McAuliffe's veto of a photo ID requirement for absentee ballots strikes critics as contradictory.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s veto of a photo identification bill was upheld by a single Republican lawmaker who maintains the election measure was flawed. McAuliffe also killed legislation that would have matched jury excusals with voter registration lists.

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Watchdog Podcast: At the Races — Carson, Fiorina, Sanders and other underdogs in 2016 presidential field

By   /  May 5, 2015  /  Federal Government, Podcast, Politics, Politics & Elections, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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In this episode, hosts Ben Yount and Eric Boehm discuss the latest round of entrants into the 2016 presidential field.

Can outsiders like Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina make a mark on the GOP field? Will Sen. Bernie Sanders force Hilary Clinton to move to the left in the Democratic primary?

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Business lobby fuels incumbents; individuals fund challengers

By   /  April 24, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

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When it comes to campaign money, it’s a David vs. Goliath scenario for candidates who dare take on incumbents with chests of cash from business and trade lobbyists.

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Watchdog Podcast: Behind The Headlines — Connecting the dots between lobbyists and members of Congress

By   /  April 15, 2015  /  Accountability, Issues, Podcast, Politics, Politics & Elections, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog Radio
This is Behind the Headlines, Watchdog.org’s podcast that takes a deeper look at the political news of the day.
In this week’s episode, host Eric Boehm sits down with Sarah Rosier of the Lucy Burns Institute to talk about its new report, an attempt to connect the dots between deep-pocketed lobbyists […]

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Watchdog Podcasts: Behind The Headlines — Criminal justice reform is a growing force on the right

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  News, Podcast, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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This is Behind the Headlines, Watchdog.org’s podcast that takes a deeper look at the political news our Watchdog reporters uncover.

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