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Protester Kris Gregory of Concerned Citizens Against Gun Violence stands outside of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s (R) Sterling District office demanding she do more on gun violence prevention. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Gun violence protesters call on Comstock to take stronger stance

A group of gun violence groups and Loudoun County residents protested outside of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock's (R) District office in Sterling Friday urging her to to take a stronger stance on gun violence prevention.

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Aides: Sen. Kaine of Virginia on VP vetting shortlist

Hillary Clinton's search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides contact a pared-down pool of candidates to ask for reams of personal information and set up interviews with the presumptive Democratic nominee's vetting team.

Prosecutors argue against McAuliffe’s order on rights

A bipartisan group of 43 commonwealth's attorneys are fighting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's restoration of voting and other rights for more than 200,000 ex-felons.

Loudoun County Vice Chairman Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn) is one of the supervisors who has spoken about gun violence or a proposed gun violence resolution. Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Loudoun County vice chairman, other supervisors remain silent on conversation about guns

Eight days ago, Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors voted to table a short resolution to recognize National Gun Violence Awareness Day. The reason, opponents said, is because the issue of guns in America has become too political.

Conservative group files tax complaint against Democratic candidate Bennett

Republicans are showing no relent in their attacks and inquiries into Democratic congressional candidate LuAnn Bennett's past residence.

Poll: Clinton leads Trump by 8 in Loudoun County

While the poll is welcome news for Hillary Clinton in Loudoun County, Donald Trump fared better in other key counties across the nation.

Ken Reid announces Town Council bid

Former Leesburg District Supervisor Ken Reid filed petitions on June 14 with the County Board of Elections to seek his former seat on the Leesburg Town Council in November’s town races.

Watchdog report finds problems with state contracting

Virginia's $6 billion-a-year contracting system has serious flaws, including multi-million dollar contracts managed by untrained staff and contracts that are prepared without legal review, according to a new state report issued Monday.

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Gun and coffee shop stirs passions in Loudoun County

Bullets & Beans, a proposed gun and coffee shop in Hamilton, is having trouble securing the necessary permits to open its doors – but that's only for the coffee side of the operation.

Trump to visit Richmond for rally, fundraiser

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is in Richmond today to raise money and meet with supporters.

Metro says it won’t ask local jurisdictions for more money

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld agrees with the Board of Supervisors that funding from the federal government is something that the D.C. area's plagued Metrorail should pursue.

Chairwoman Randall expresses disappointment in gun violence resolution vote

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to table indefinitely a controversial resolution that would have recognized June 2, 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Rep. Barbara Comstock

Rep. Comstock: Trump’s comments about judge ‘abhorrent’

But Comstock or the spokesman did not directly address a question on whether the incumbent plans to endorse Trump, the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee.

Comstock pressing for answers on alleged war criminal working at Dulles

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) is pressing the Department of Homeland Security for answers on how an alleged war criminal from Somalia ended up working security at Dulles Airport.

Virginia spends more than $186K on trade mission to Europe

A trade mission to Europe involving Gov. Terry McAuliffe cost the state of Virginia more than $186,000.
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