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President’s critics take their message to Trump National Golf Club D.C. in Virginia

About 60 protesters showed up outside Trump National Golf Club in Sterling Sunday to protest the current administration ahead of the final day of the Senior PGA Championship.

Virginia-based appeals court declines to reinstate Trump’s revised travel ban

A federal appeals court in Richmond today ruled against reinstating President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, arguing it discriminates people on the basis of religion, according to the New York Times.

Sen. Warner’s Russia refrain: ‘The most serious thing I’ve ever taken on’

Sen. Mark Warner, the top-ranking Democrat in the Russia probe, has one request of the American people: Wait for the facts.

Dark money comes with a twist in Virginia’s statewide races

In Virginia’s closely watched statewide political contests, so-called “dark money” comes with a few ironic twists.

Hugh Forsythe won’t seek re-election in Leesburg, endorses Thiel

After his tenure, Forsythe plans to remain involved with the economic development steering committee initiated by Councilman Ron Campbell.

Sens. Warner, Burr respond to Flynn’s refusal to comply with Senate committee subpoena

“While we recognize General Flynn’s constitutional right to invoke the Fifth Amendment, we are disappointed he has chosen to disregard the committee’s subpoena request for documents relevant and necessary to our investigation."

Democrats’ debate for Virginia governor a study in nuance

Democratic hopefuls for governor of Virginia clashed this week over proposed gas pipelines and each other's past positions on gun rights at their penultimate debate in Norfolk on Tuesday evening. But the forum was mostly a study in policy nuances within the Democratic playbook.

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Protesters gather outside Trump National ahead of Va. GOP fundraiser featuring Sean Spicer

A small group of protesters gathered outside Trump National Golf Course in Sterling Thursday night where White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was the special guest at a Republican Party of Virginia fundraiser.

Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large). File Photo

Loudoun County chairwoman, Lansdowne resident meet in federal court

Chairwoman Phyllis Randall and Lansdowne resident Brian Davison faced off in federal court Tuesday in a battle over the First Amendment in the social media age.

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Ashburn’s Andrew McCabe thrust into the spotlight as acting FBI director

“He's not a grasper, not a riser,” Philip Mudd, a former CIA analyst who has worked with McCabe, said in an interview with the Times-Mirror. “He's someone I'd be happy to have a beer with, and I wouldn't say that about everyone in government intelligence.”

McAuliffe aims to regulate power plant emissions

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced plans Tuesday to regulate emissions from power plants, saying Virginia “cannot afford to sit idly by” as President Donald Trump rolls back his predecessor’s efforts to battle climate change.

Obituary: Jane Waddell, mother of Attorney General Mark Herring, dies at 84

Jane R. Waddell, the mother of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and wife of former state Sen. Charlie Waddell, died May 12. She was 84.

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Gov. McAuliffe headlines ceremonial bill signings in Loudoun County

Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) made two stops in Loudoun County this morning, where he signed into law two measures dealing with safety and education.

Sean Spicer to headline Virginia GOP fundraiser at Trump National in Loudoun County

The press secretary will be the “special guest” at an evening reception held at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling Thursday to benefit the Republican Party of Virginia.

Former Wall Street Exec. Mavis Taintor gives her campaign $110K

In just two months since announcing her intent to challenge incumbent state Del. Dave LaRock (R) in the House of Delegates 33rd District, Waterford resident and long-time investment banker, Democrat Mavis Taintor, raised roughly four times more in campaign cash than the other candidates.

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