John Whitbeck, chairman of Virginia's 10th Congressional District Republican Committee, announced Monday> that he will run for Attorney General-Elect Mark Herring's open state senate seat -- barring any changes from a potential statewide recount.
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Texas Rep. Drew Darby, a gun-rights advocate, was arrested earlier this month for attempting to bring a .38 caliber Ruger and six rounds of ammunition in a magazine through security at the Austin airport.
The Michigan Republican Party will launch its new African American Engagement Office in Detroit next month, aiming to improve on the mere two percent of the vote their presidential nominee received in the city last year.
By allowing the majority of Senators to "advise and consent" on executive branch nominees -- without giving Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a virtual veto, the Senate could allow major progressive change in an array of areas beyond just the federal courts.
In this month's statewide elections in Virginia, 222 voters were forced to cast a provisional ballot because they did not provide a valid form of voter identification at their polling place. Of those voters, just 88 ultimately had their votes counted.
Amid new calls to revisit the Senate rules that allow a minority of 41 Senators to block confirmation of judicial nominees with majority support, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee took to CNN Tuesday to defend his party's obstruction.