Takeaways from the elections in Alabama, Georgia and Virginia

Takeaways from the elections in Alabama, Georgia and Virginia

This post was originally published on this siteYet more setbacks for Trump in Georgia, plus the significance of Katie Britt’s GOP nomination in Alabama.

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6 things to watch in Tuesday’s elections in Alabama, Virginia, Georgia and DC

6 things to watch in Tuesday’s elections in Alabama, Virginia, Georgia and DC

This post was originally published on this siteAlabamians voting in Tuesday’s runoff for the Republican Senate nomination will decide between the establishment candidate former President Donald Trump has endorsed in Katie Britt and the conservative who has long embraced Trump’s brand of politics even though he is now at odds...

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Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

This post was originally published on this site The Republican governors are asking for federal law enforcement to take the lead in protecting the justices in the weeks and months ahead as protests continue. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

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A Virginia gun bill had support from gun-control groups and the NRA. It still failed.

A Virginia gun bill had support from gun-control groups and the NRA. It still failed.

This post was originally published on this site At a legislative hearing last month, something so unusual happened some in the room joked it should go down as an important moment in history: The NRA and gun-control groups agreed a Democratic gun bill was good enough to make it through...

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Youngkin Will Use Emergency Powers To Expedite Bill To End School Mask Mandates

Youngkin Will Use Emergency Powers To Expedite Bill To End School Mask Mandates

This post was originally published on this site Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin (R.) will use emergency powers to quickly enact legislation that would effectively end mask mandates in public schools. The Virginia State Senate on Wednesday is expected to pass an amended bill that would codify Youngkin’s executive order giving...

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Environmentalists bristle at early Youngkin moves

Environmentalists bristle at early Youngkin moves

This post was originally published on this siteVirginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) has teed up a series of battles with activists and the state senate’s Democratic majority over environmental policy in his first month in office.     Youngkin placed little emphasis on energy and…

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Virginia parents file lawsuit against Gov. Youngkin over executive order ending mask mandates in public schools

Virginia parents file lawsuit against Gov. Youngkin over executive order ending mask mandates in public schools

This post was originally published on this siteA group of parents of public school students in Chesapeake, Virginia, filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking Virginia’s Supreme Court to block a new executive order issued by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin that makes masks voluntary for children in the state’s public schools.

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Virginia’s New GOP Guv Dives Headfirst Into School Mask Mandate War

Virginia’s New GOP Guv Dives Headfirst Into School Mask Mandate War

This post was originally published on this site Enter a brand new addition to Republicans’ war on schools requiring students and faculty to wear masks on campus.

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Former Virginia House candidate becomes latest Republican to challenge Spanberger

Former Virginia House candidate becomes latest Republican to challenge Spanberger

This post was originally published on this siteFormer Virginia House of Delegates candidate Gina Ciarcia jumped into the GOP primary in the commonwealth’s seventh congressional district on Thursday, becoming the latest Republican to challenge Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.). “Public service…

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Virginia Bill Would Require Rules “for the Prevention of Inequities Involving the Use of Hate Speech or Ethnically or Racially Insensitive Expressions”

Virginia Bill Would Require Rules “for the Prevention of Inequities Involving the Use of Hate Speech or Ethnically or Racially Insensitive Expressions”

This post was originally published on this siteThe full text reads: § 22.1-271.9. High school interscholastic athletic and academic competition; prevention of hate speech and ethnically or racially insensitive expressions. A. With such funds as may be appropriated by the General Assembly for such purpose pursuant to the general appropriation...

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