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  • Trump makes pitch to African-Americans at Roanoke rally

    09/26/2016 6:20:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    AMI Newswire ^ | September 25, 2016 | Norman Leahy
    Gravis Marketing poll of Colorado. Trump +4, 41% to 37%
  • Franklin Graham's DECISION AMERICA tour in Richmond, Wed. Oct. 12 at 12 Noon

    09/25/2016 4:43:00 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 11 replies
    Join Franklin Graham on October 12, 2016 12:00 p.m. Capitol Grounds Bank Street side Richmond, VA 23219 The Tour “America is at a crossroads, and I believe we should take every opportunity to stand up for the things of God and His Word.” –Franklin Graham Franklin Graham is traveling to all 50 states in 2016 to hold prayer rallies, to preach the Gospel, and to challenge believers to take a stand and take action. He’ll be urging Christians to vote, to live out their faith in every part of their lives, and to pray for our nation just as Nehemiah...
  • Race tightens in Virginia; Trump down by 1 in Colorado, up by 9 in Missouri

    09/25/2016 8:05:22 AM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 33 replies
    YouGov ^ | 9/25/16 | CBS/YouGov
    Ahead of the first presidential debate Democrat Hillary Clinton gets mixed results …
  • Live: Donald J. Trump rally in Roanoke, VA at the Berglund Center. Coverage begins at 6:00 PM ET.

    09/24/2016 4:35:00 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 424 replies
    Saturday, September 24, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump rally in Roanoke, VA at the Berglund Center. Live coverage begins at 6:00 PM ET. Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: Berglund Center
  • Virginia Poll: Trump Cuts Lead in Half, Trails Clinton by 7 Points

    09/22/2016 7:44:45 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 91 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 22 Sep 2016 | Mark Swanson
    Donald Trump cut Hillary Clinton's lead in half in the key battleground state of Virginia, but still trails by 7 points, according to the latest Roanoke College Poll. The results of likely voters in Virginia: Clinton: 44 percent Trump: 37 percent Gary Johnson: 8 percent Jill Stein: 1 percent Undecided: 9 percent In the August survey by Roanoke College, Clinton was leading Trump by 16 points. However, Trump ate into Clinton's hold on Independents, turning an 18-point lead last month into just an 8-point deficit in Thursday's poll, 37 percent to 29 percent. The Roanoke College Poll interviewed 841 likely...
  • Mike Pence Wows Press With Speech in Pouring Rain at Virginia Rally

    09/21/2016 9:05:37 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 60 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 21, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    “Mike Pence just had THE campaign stop of his VP run. Pouring rain, no umbrella, protesters heard from afar, great crowd energy, revved crowd”, Vaughn Hillyard, NBC News. Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana blew away the press Tuesday night with a high-powered performance as he spoke to and held a crowd of about 650 supporters in the pouring rain in Williamsburg, Virginia..... Pence spoke in front of the old (replica) Capitol and was introduced by former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore who ran against nominee Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. The rain picked up a...
  • Mike Pence draws crowd in Williamsburg, despite rain (Virginia)

    09/21/2016 12:28:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Virginia Gazette ^ | September 20, 2016 | David Ress, Sarah Fearing and Heather Bridges
    WILLIAMSBURG — The old capitol of Colonial Williamsburg served as a backdrop to Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence, as he took to the stage in the midst of a downpour before a crowd of about 650 for a rally Tuesday evening. "This is what we call a moist evening," Pence said. "Tonight we're showing the media and we're showing the world, this is a movement that is going to elect Donald Trump." Ronald and Ella Weiss drove from Olde Towne, Portsmouth, for Tuesday's event. They've been Trump backers from the start. Ella Weiss said they like what Trump stands for,...
  • Fairfax Co., Virginia rolls out ‘completely secure’ new voting machines

    09/19/2016 7:35:01 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 27 replies
    WTOP ^ | September 19, 2016 | Max Smith
    FAIRFAX, Va. — With in-person voting for the presidential election starting Friday in Virginia, election officials who will be counting the most votes in the commonwealth say new systems there should allay concerns about hacking. Voters in Fairfax County will first fill out paper ballots and then feed those paper forms into scanners that actually tally the votes — and drop the paper ballots into a bin that is locked and sealed as a record. “This is a completely secure system that never has any connection to the internet,” said Fairfax County Registrar Cameron Sasnett, who provided reporters with a...
  • 69 eye-opening facts about Hillary's VP pick (VERY enlightening article about Tim Kaine)

    09/19/2016 3:45:05 PM PDT · by golux · 50 replies
    WND ^ | 160919 | G. Kant
    His views and votes on abortion, immigration, Israel, guns, his defense of "THE RIGHT TO HUNT AND FISH BUT..." Immigration, stoic support of Muslim and Islamic associations, Taxes, Affirmative Action, LBGBTQRSTV or whatever... Just about everything. (...)Marxist mentors On Sept. 2, the New York Times published a lengthy piece titled, “In Honduras, a spiritual and political awakening for Tim Kaine,” intended to show how his purported politics of compassion was grounded in faith when the then-22-year-old traveled to Honduras to volunteer with Jesuit missionaries, as civil wars raged through Central America. What it showed instead was the roots of Kaine’s...
  • Darth Vader Picks up Trash Alongside Adopted Virginia Highway

    09/19/2016 12:39:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    UPI ^ | 9/19 | Ben Hooper
    A Virginia man who adopted a stretch of highway under the name Darth Vader donned the costume of the Star Wars character while cleaning up roadside trash. Darth Vader, aka Henry Wakley, was spotted Thursday wearing a version of the Sith Lord's costume with an orange reflective vest at the side of Route 460 in Blacksburg. Wakley adopted the stretch of highway last year and a sign at the side of the road states it was adopted by "Darth Vader." Wakley, who spends most of his time in New Zealand on business, said he decided to don Darth Vader's robes...
  • Dilution of Doctrine (Excellent)

    09/18/2016 4:33:17 PM PDT · by NRx · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | 09-17-2016 | Ross Douthat
    LAST weekend Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee and a churchgoing Catholic, briefly escaped obscurity by telling an audience of L.G.B.T. activists that he expects his church to eventually bless and celebrate same-sex marriages. In short order his bishop, Francis X. DiLorenzo of Richmond, Va., had a statement out declaring that the Catholic understanding of marriage would remain “unchanged and resolute.” In a normal moment, it would be the task of this conservative Catholic scribbler to explain why the governor is wrong and the bishop is right, why scripture and tradition make it impossible for Catholicism to simply reinvent its...
  • CWA Releases Important Information About Virginia Gender-Identity Policy in Public School

    09/18/2016 12:21:24 PM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 10 replies
    ResistanceMedia.org ^ | September 18, 2016
    Concerned Women for America, a national conservative activist group with up to 750,000 members, has exposed the implications of the FCPS "gender-identity" policy, and urging parents to opt their children out of the annual FCPS Youth Survey. Dear Friend, Do you or someone you know live in Fairfax County? If so, please read the following important information and pass it along to any parents of students in the Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) District. We reached out to you in July regarding the new transgender “guidelines” that were to be implemented into the curriculum by the Fairfax County Public School...
  • Breaking: Explosions in New York City, Charlottesville Virginia

    09/17/2016 8:37:48 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 88 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | September 17, 2016
    Developing – Earlier today there was a detonation of explosive device in New Jersey. Currently Firefighters are at the scene of an explosion in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, and another in Charlottesville Virginia. The Fire Department of New York said there were reports of 15 patients, all with minor injuries, and there were no reports of fatalities. [Via New York Post] A dumpster blew up at 8:30 p.m. Saturday night in Chelsea, blowing out the lower windows of a 14-story residence for the blind. At least 26 suffered minor injuries from what may have been an explosive device, police...
  • Authorities Investigating Reported Explosion On Downtown Mall In Charlottesville, Virginia

    09/17/2016 7:14:51 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 73 replies
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Charlottesville Fire Department is now investigating a reported explosion on the Downtown Mall. The local fire chief says there was no fire or smoke from the reported explosion near the Downtown Mall between 3rd street and Water street.
  • Alexandria [VA] City Council votes to rename Jefferson Davis Highway

    09/17/2016 5:14:55 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 50 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | September 17, 2016 5:24 pm | Jenny Glick
    WASHINGTON — In a unanimous vote Saturday, the Alexandria City Council has decided to change the name of Jefferson Davis Highway, a roadway named for Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy. “I could honestly say, personally, raise my taxes to pay for it, to satisfy my parents, my grandparents,” Councilman Willie F. Bailey Sr. said. The council discussed the possibility of changing the name to Patrick Henry but tabled the discussion for later. An advisory committee did not recommend name changes for all the streets in Alexandria named after Confederate soldiers but has now opened the door for neighbors...
  • Monuments to the Battle for the New South: Virginia, increasingly diverse [tr]

    09/16/2016 8:14:03 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | September 15, 2016 | Lisa Rab
    Nine years ago, a driver lost control of his pickup truck and crashed into the Confederate monument on the front lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse, decapitating the marble soldier. Some locals who found the monument offensive said they were glad to see it go, but there was never much doubt that once the money was raised, the soldier would be back. The rededication ceremony in 2010 drew a crowd of about 500 people—women wore hoop skirts and men donned the gray uniforms of Confederate soldiers. “We’re very proud of it,” says Linda Stanley, managing director of the Franklin County...
  • Trump-Clinton is now too close to call in Virginia, according to new poll

    09/15/2016 3:56:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | September 15, 2016 | Bill Bartel
    With the presidential election less than eight weeks away, the race is too close to call in Virginia, according to a poll released Thursday. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton held a 3-percentage-point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters, but the spread is within the margin of error, according to a telephone survey commissioned by the University of Mary Washington’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies. Clinton’s lead was wider – 5 percentage points – when the pollsters included the results of all registered voters surveyed, not just those who indicate they’re likely to vote Nov. 8. Voters remain unhappy...
  • Virginia Supreme Court to Hear Lawsuit Against Fairfax School Board

    09/15/2016 2:13:53 PM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 3 replies
    ResistanceMedia.org ^ | September 15, 2016
    Recently, the Virginia Supreme Court agreed to hear a lawsuit filed against FCPS by the conservative organization Liberty Counsel, which represented an anonymous FCPS student and his/her parents. The student alleges that his/her civil rights were violated by the FCPS policies that allow individuals to use restrooms, locker rooms, and showers based on their "gender identity", not their actual, physical, gender. According to the Liberty Counsel, the FCPS policy constitutes an invasion of privacy. The lawsuit was appealed from the Fairfax Circuit Court, where Judge Brett Kassabian dismissed it on procedural grounds. However, the Virginia Supreme Court disagreed with the...
  • Mary Washington poll shows tightening race in Va. between Clinton-Trump

    09/15/2016 8:38:56 AM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 13 replies
    Culpeper Star-Exponent ^ | 9/16/16 | Star-Exponent staff
    A new poll by the University of Mary Washington shows a tightening race in Virginia …
  • City of Alexandria [VA] Stonewalling Investigation Into Illegally Registered Voters

    09/14/2016 4:26:48 PM PDT · by FoxInSocks · 22 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 12, 2016 | Joe Schoffstall
    The city of Alexandria, Va., is stonewalling an investigation into voter rolls in the city that could have illegally registered voters. The Public Interest Legal Foundation, an Indiana-based law firm that litigates to protect election integrity, filed a lawsuit in April against the city of Alexandria on behalf of the Virginia Voters Alliance, a group dedicated to improving election laws. The groups contended that voter rolls in Alexandria have for years contained more registrants than people of voting age in the city. In January, PILF sent a statutory notice letter to Anna J. Leider, the general registrar of Alexandria, warning...
  • Meet Gavin Grimm, the transgender student at the center of bathroom debate

    09/14/2016 9:35:03 AM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    cnn.com ^ | September 8, 2016 | Ariane de Vogue,
    Washington (CNN)For a brief period of time Gavin Grimm, the transgender male high school student at the center of a national debate on gender identity, was allowed to use the boys' bathroom at his school. "People expect me to say that using the boys' bathroom was super magical and just the best time of my life," Grimm said in a recent interview with CNN. "But I was just using the bathroom," he said, "I went in and left." What was important for Grimm is that using the boy's room felt natural to him.
  • BREAKING: Katie Couric Sued for $12 Million For Defamation In Anti-Gun Documentary

    09/13/2016 10:20:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 9/13/2016 | Bob Owens
    Second Amendment rights advocacy organization the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), along with two of its members, today filed a $12 million defamation lawsuit against Katie Couric, director Stephanie Soechtig, Atlas Films, and Studio 3 Partners LLC d/b/a Epix for false and defamatory footage featured in the 2016 documentary film Under the Gun. The film portrays a fictional exchange in which members of the VCDL appear silent, stumped, and avoiding eye contact for nearly nine seconds after Katie Couric asks a question about background checks. An unedited audio recording of the interview reveals that—contrary to the portrayal in the film—the...
  • Kaine's [Catholic] Bishop rebukes him on gay marriage

    09/13/2016 5:33:45 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 20 replies
    Sept. 13, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    Sen. Tim Kaine's Catholic bishop in Richmond, Va., has an answer for the Democratic vice presidential pick's prediction that the Vatican will change its opposition to same sex marriage: Never. In a statement provided to Secrets, Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo said, "Marriage is the only institution uniting one man and one woman with each other and with any child who comes from their union. Redefining marriage furthers no one's rights." Speaking Saturday to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's leading LGBT lobbying group, Kaine said he believes the church will change its position on gay marriage. "I think it's going...
  • Battle at Bristol: Speedway ready to host Vols vs. Hokies showdown

    09/10/2016 1:42:42 PM PDT · by deoetdoctrinae · 51 replies
    The Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 9/9/16 | Grant Ramey
    When parking lots open at 7 a.m. Saturday, the game — Tennessee and Virginia Tech in a border battle at Bristol Motor Speedway, playing in front of what will be a college football record attendance, topping 150,000 — will finally be here.
  • National Anthem spreads HS: Maury High School football players take a knee during national anthem

    09/10/2016 7:05:57 AM PDT · by GailA · 72 replies
    Wavy.com ^ | 9/9/16 | Emily Satchell
    NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Members of the Maury High School football team took a knee during the national anthem Friday night. A WAVY viewer snapped a photo of the team before their football game against Grassfield.
  • Minnesota Students and Parents File Lawsuit Against Obama’s Bathroom Mandate

    09/09/2016 9:14:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 8, 2016 | Kelsey Harkness
    A group of students and parents from Minnesota filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the federal government and their school district for allowing a transgender student who was born male but identifies as female into the girls’ locker rooms, showers, and restrooms. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of challenges to the Obama administration’s bathroom mandate issued in May that requires public schools and universities nationwide to give transgender students full access to school facilities based on their gender identity instead of their biological sex. Schools that do not comply with the administration’s guidance could face legal action or...
  • Illegal Alien Gang Member Pleads Guilty To Helping Kill 14-Year-Old Boy

    09/09/2016 8:55:23 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 8, 2016 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Jose Rodriguez-Nunez, a 27-year-old illegal alien gang member who also went by “Killer,” just pled guilty in federal court to racketeering crimes and participating in the murder of a 14-year-old Maryland boy. From a Justice Department press release: According to his plea agreement, beginning in 2010, Rodriguez-Nunez conspired with members and associates of MS-13 to engage in crimes to further the interests of the gang, including murder, assault, robbery, extortion by threat of violence, obstruction of justice, witness tampering and witness retaliation.  Specifically, Rodriguez-Nunez admitted to his role as the driver in a drive-by shooting on Dec. 5, 2012, in which...
  • U.S. moves to drop corruption case against Bob and Maureen McDonnell

    09/09/2016 4:27:22 AM PDT · by Captain Jack Aubrey · 13 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | Thursday, September 8, 2016 | Andrew Cain
    Federal prosecutors on Thursday moved to drop their corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, bringing to a close a case that gripped the state capital, tarnishing the former governor’s reputation and the state’s.
  • Voter Fraud in Virginia

    09/08/2016 8:08:12 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 29 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 8 Sep, 2016 | Hans von Spakovsky
    Election integrity foes mistakenly tell us voter fraud is a myth. So when legitimate voter fraud is actually discovered, these foes pretend it didn’t happen, fail to take any steps to investigate or prosecute such cases, or, even worse, try to cover it up. Take Virginia, where the State Board of Elections and some local election officials want to hide a blatant case of voter fraud involving noncitizens. Penalties for voting as a non-citizen - When non-citizens register or actually vote, they violate both state and federal statutes because citizenship is a requirement to vote in both state and federal...
  • Islamic Colonization of Virginia

    09/08/2016 9:33:02 AM PDT · by RightSideNews · 13 replies
    Virginia Free Citizen ^ | September 8, 2016 | Jeff Bayard
    The Virginia Free Citizen Status: On-going In Dan Wolf’s recent article, Resettling Immigrants in Virginia, we presented several maps to illustrate the correlation between the resettlement of Muslim refugees and the growth of Muslim institutions throughout the Commonwealth.  Now you’re most likely asking yourselves what all this means.  And you would be right to do so. It’s expected and perfectly natural for a newcomer to gravitate towards and seek out people who speak his language or are from the same region.  This provides an added degree of comfort and support to someone who understandable feels alone and surrounded by the...
  • AP Exclusive: Defying Downturn in Coal, 2 New Mines Planned

    09/07/2016 10:01:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 6, 2016 | Mead Gruver, The Associated Press
    Mines are closing and the coal industry is facing a run of bankruptcies and other bad news, but a company backed by a $90 million investment is defying conventional wisdom by preparing to open two new mines in Appalachia, the hardest-hit coal region. The mines in West Virginia and Virginia will create some 400 jobs in counties where unemployment ranges close to three times the national average, Ramaco Development CEO Randall Atkins told The Associated Press. "It's a fairly big deal, frankly, for southern West Virginia," Atkins said....
  • DOJ to Unbelievably Refile Charges Against Bob McDonnell After SCOTUS Unanimous Exoneration

    09/06/2016 5:21:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 68 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 6, 2016 | Rachel Alexander
    If you had any doubt whether or not Obama’s politicized DOJ was deliberately targeting conservative elected officials, this should confirm your suspicions. The US Supreme Court overturned a convictionin June against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell for bribery. This was extremely significant, because the decisionwas unanimous — even all the liberal justices on the court agreed the criminal charges were a sham. Writing the opinion for the court, Chief Justice Roberts saidthe prosecutors had taken an overly broad interpretation of federal bribery law, and that if the court had allowed the conviction to stand, it would have made it extremely...
  • Trump to deliver major speech about veterans affairs in Virginia Beach

    09/05/2016 8:11:24 AM PDT · by RayofHope · 5 replies
    ABC News 13 ^ | 09/03/2016 | Staff, WVEC
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Virginia Beach Tuesday. His campaign Web site said an event at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts is closed to the public. Republican operative Gary C. Byler of Virginia Beach told 13News Now that Trump will make a major announcement about Veterans Affairs. Byler added that a roundtable discussion with family members of veterans may follow the speech.
  • City on the brink: Petersburg can’t pay its bills and time is running out

    09/05/2016 3:14:33 PM PDT · by NRx · 61 replies
    WaPo ^ | 09-05-2016 | Gregory S. Schneider
    ...This city of 32,000 just south of Richmond is facing a financial crisis unusual for fiscally conservative Virginia — or any state. In at least the past four years, the city had spent all of its reserves and then kept spending money it didn’t have. It took out short-term loans based on anticipated tax revenue to keep paying bills. When the loans ran out, it stopped paying. Some fire and rescue equipment has been repossessed. The city trash hauler is threatening to stop pickup. And lenders will not give Petersburg any more loans. In his 46 years minding state ledgers...
  • LIVE: Two Trump Rallies 9/06/2016 Virginia Beach, VA @ 2pm and Greenville, NC @ 7pm ET.

    09/05/2016 6:45:28 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 871 replies
    Tuesday, September 6, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald Trump for President event in Virginia Beach, VA at the Sandler Center. Live coverage begins at 2:00 PM ET. Virginia Beach Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: The very beautiful Sandler Center Tuesday, September 6, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald Trump for President rally in Greenville, NC at the Greenville Convention Center. Live coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET. Greenville, NC Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: The Greenville Convention Center
  • Polls Show Donald Trump Gains From High Third-Party Support

    09/05/2016 4:11:24 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    Breibart.com ^ | Sunday, September 4, 2016 | John Pudner
    Donald Trump gets a crucial two-point bounce when third-party presidential candidates combine for more than 10 percent in multiple polls, according to a Breitbart News analysis. Those two points could provide the critical margin to Ohio, Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina.
  • Poll Analysis: With Virginia now tied, Trump is rapidly closing battleground gap

    09/03/2016 6:02:11 PM PDT · by TheRef · 50 replies
    Political Ref ^ | 9/3/16 | Political Ref
    The shift in Virgina seems rather stunning. Only a few days ago, most pundits, including conservative ones, had written the state off. With the last two polls showing a virtual tie, that analysis is out the window. Pennsylvania is also closing, but still sits at a 6.0 point margin for Hillary, so for now, it will remain out of the index. This shift is significant because Trump can pull into the lead just by bringing Republicans into his tent. He has not been achieving the ninety percent level of Republican support that a GOP candidate typically receives. He has been...
  • Trump Surging in Iowa and Virginia

    09/03/2016 4:44:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 3, 2016 | Ken Klukowski
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is surging in battleground states Iowa and Virginia in newly released polls, consistent with the national trend reported this week by Reuters-Ipsos and other major polling operations. A handful of swing states—experts always mention at least five, and no more than eleven—will determine the winner of the presidential race, mainly concentrated in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southwest. Polling numbers from two of those states seem to fit a larger trend over the past two weeks of improving chances for Donald Trump to defeat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton....
  • Emerson: Virginia back in play? (Kaine not able?)

    09/03/2016 9:21:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 3, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    At one point in the past month, competing in Virginia looked like Mission Impossible for Team Trump. The WaPo/ABC poll in mid-August put Hillary Clinton up eight points, and Quinnipiac had Donald Trump down twelve, leading Team Hillary to focus their efforts elsewhere. Two new polls this week show the race in a virtual tie, however, and the latest from Emerson College has the race within a single point among likely voters, 44/43 Hillary. The most surprising finding? Adding Tim Kaine to the ticket has been a bust in the Old Dominion, at least thus far: A new Virginia poll...
  • Judge Rejects Rolling Stone’s Plea to Throw Out UVA Defamation Case

    09/02/2016 9:00:54 PM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Sep 2016 | Tom Ciccotta
    According to NBC News, a judge has rejected Rolling Stone‘s request to throw out a defamation case brought by the accused students in the now-debunked University of Virginia rape case. In a statement made on Thursday, a circuit court judge in Charlottesville, Virginia, held that Rolling Stone magazine’s article on an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia could reasonably be considered defamatory. This followed a request by the magazine’s attorney for the court to dismiss the case.
  • Emerson College Poll: Clinton with Slight Lead in Virginia (44-43), Trump Leads in Iowa (44-39)

    09/02/2016 10:40:18 AM PDT · by Ravi · 63 replies
    Emerson ^ | 9/2/16 | emerson
    BOSTON, MA - A new Virginia poll conducted by Emerson College finds Hillary Clinton just one point ahead of Donald Trump, 44% to 43%, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 11% and the Green Party’s Jill Stein at 3%. The poll of 800 likely voters was August 30-September 1. In Iowa, a new poll finds Trump leading 44% to 39% with Johnson at 8% and Stein at 1%. Eight percent (8%) were undecided. In the US Senate race, Senator Chuck Grassley leads Patty Judge 51% to 40% with 6% undecided. This poll of 600 likely voters was conducted from August 31-...
  • ...HERMINE HEADED FOR THE FLORIDA GULF COAST...

    08/31/2016 2:42:57 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    National Hurricane Center ^ | 08-31-2016 | NOAA
  • Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center [TD9 in Gulf]

    08/30/2016 1:39:44 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    NOAA ^ | 08-30-2016 | Government
  • Tropical Storm Hermine (GOM) and TD 8 (Atlantic)

    08/28/2016 3:03:58 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 216 replies
    NOAA/NHC ^ | 28 August 2016 | NOAA/NHC
    The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season is heating up. Two tropical systems are taking aim at the United States. Tropical Depression Eight (Hermine) is expected to brush the Outer Banks of NC. Tropical Depression Nine (Ian) is in the Gulf of Mexico, anticipated to affect the Florida coast. Public Advisories: Ian(TD 9) Hermine (TD 8)Discussions: Ian (TD9) Hermine (TD 8)
  • A Survey of 801 Likely Voters - Virginia, Statewide - August 24-28, 2016

    09/01/2016 2:10:02 PM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 14 replies
    Hampton University ^ | 9/1/16 | Kelly Harvey, J.D.
    With only 67 days remaining before the November 8th Presidential Election …
  • Hampton University Virginia Poll (Clinton-43 Trump-41); 801 LV (8/24-8/28)

    09/01/2016 12:59:47 PM PDT · by Ravi · 31 replies
    Hampton University ^ | 9/1/16 | Hampton University
    Hampton, Va - Recognized by the Washington Post for its 100 percent accuracy, the Hampton University Center For Public Policy (CPP) releases a new enlightening poll. If the presidential election were held today it would be a statistical dead heat.
  • Virginia Woman Blasts Drone 'to Smithereens' with Shotgun

    09/01/2016 9:57:26 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 142 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | 8/30/16 | Eric Limer
    "It came over my airspace, 25 or 30 feet above my trees, and hovered for a second. I blasted it to smithereens."​ A woman in Virginia shot down a drone flying near her property in June of this year. It's at least the third time this has happened in the U.S., with previous incidents in Kentucky and Tennessee. Originally reported in the local Fauquier Times and subsequently covered by Ars Technica, the shooter was Jennifer Youngman, a neighbor to actor and director Robert Duvall. She had been cleaning her shotguns on the porch when two men stopped on a nearby...
  • Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. has been cleared to leave psychiatric hospital

    09/01/2016 8:34:59 AM PDT · by Jim Noble · 41 replies
    Gatehouse Media ^ | September 1, 2016 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON — The man who shot President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago will leave a psychiatric hospital to live full-time in Virginia on Sept. 10. Barry Levine, a lawyer for 61-year-old John Hinckley Jr., told The Associated Press the date Thursday. In July, federal Judge Paul Friedman ruled Hinckley was no longer a danger to himself or others and could leave St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington to live with his mother full-time. Hinckley has gradually gained more freedom over the past decade, spending longer and longer stretches in Virginia. Levine says Hinckley will be “a citizen about whom we can...
  • Evangelical “American Renewal Project” has launched a massive effort to elect Trump

    08/31/2016 9:06:09 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/31/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    You will not see this reported by the Democrat, puppet media. The American Renewal Project (ARP) is very serious about seeing that Donald Trump is elected our next president. The ARP’s leader, David Lane, reports raising $10 million in just the first week of the Project’s effort to get this job done. The Evangelical community across America has a very clear preference for the team of Trump and his running mate Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana who is a member of their community. Lane wants to harness that power to elect these men. From the earliest days of this...
  • Trump Plans Major Ad Buy Monday

    08/28/2016 10:59:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 29, 2016 | Jill Colvin, The Associated Press
    Donald Trump's campaign is planning its biggest ad buy to date — upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so. The campaign is expects the ads to air as soon as Monday in nine swing states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida, where the campaign has already been on the air, along with New Hampshire, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada. 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney lost eight of those nine states. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, has so far been badly outspent by his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, and groups supporting her....