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VP nominee Pence visits Loudoun County, says Trump is a uniter

The veep candidate, speaking at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, said the GOP campaign is fighting a “two-on-one” game against both Democrats and the media.

Virginia Republicans opt for primary nomination in 2017

The Republican Party of Virginia's State Central Committee voted 41-40 today to select the party's 2017 candidates by a primary, a shift from recent gubernatorial elections.

Virginia Lieutenant Governor candidate Justin Fairfax talks to local faith leaders and politicians at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Times-Mirror Staff/Sydney Kashiwagi

Faith leaders, politicians look for ways to tackle issues facing the community

Friday marked the last night of the Holy & Whole Life Changing Ministries International’s Revival & Youth Crusade 2016, where leaders discussed issues ranging from creating more economic opportunity for the youth, fighting human trafficking, curbing heroin addiction and reforming the criminal justice system.

Patrick Henry College students, alumni plan protest during Mike Pence visit

The protest is planned for a designated area on the small Purcellville school’s campus around 3 p.m., which is when the Pence rally is expected to begin.

‘Scandal’ actress to stump for Clinton in Ashburn

Actress, producer and advocate Bellamy Young, known for her role in the TV series "Scandal," will headline an Ashburn event in support of Hillary Clinton Thursday night.
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Ed Gillespie is seeking the Republican nomination for Virginia governor’s race in 2017. Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

Gillespie, Fiorina hit economic message in Ashburn

A former U.S. Senate candidate and Republican National Committee chairman, Gillespie is the front-runner for the GOP nomination in next year's gubernatorial race.

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MORE: Gov. Mike Pence, Trump’s VP pick, to appear in Loudoun County Saturday

Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence will appear at rally in western Loudoun County Saturday, according to multiple Republican sources.

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‘Moms 4 Trump’ display anger, vitriol toward Clinton in Loudoun County

Nearly 100 Donald Trump supporters attended a “Moms 4 Trump” rally at the Loudoun County resort, where speakers focused the bulk of their time on Clinton.

Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

A defiant Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that he again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons who served their time after his previous attempt was thwarted by Republican lawmakers and the state Supreme Court.

Loudoun Republicans endorse Kevin Wright for mayor of Leesburg

The Loudoun County Republican Committee on Monday endorsed former Leesburg Town Council member Kevin Wright for this year's mayoral race.

Leesburg-launched Car Seat Headrest and Sen. Kaine to appear on Colbert Thursday

"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" will have a decidedly Virginia flavor Thursday night.

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Trump campaign operative suggests Clinton will die during first year in office

John E. Jaggers, the Maryland and Northern Virginia state director for Trump's campaign, continued the Republican campaign's unfounded attack on Clinton's health during a “Moms 4 Trump” rally in Loudoun County.

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Sen. Dick Black’s trip to Syria—an $8,100 gift

Loudoun County state Sen. Dick Black reported on economic interest statements more than $8,000 worth of gifts related to his highly publicized, controversial trip to Syria.

Comstock, other Va. members of Congress sign letter requesting no retrial for McDonnell

The Supreme Court said McDonnell's actions were distasteful but didn't necessarily violate federal bribery laws.

Comstock-Bennett debate set for Oct. 6

A Loudoun County debate between incumbent U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) and her Democratic challenger, LuAnn Bennett, is set for Oct. 6 at 8 a.m.
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