“This week, House Republicans voted overwhelmingly against the ERA [Equal Rights Amendment],” a spokesperson for Fairfax said Friday. “Now suddenly the same Republicans want to distract the public from their record of opposition to women’s rights by engaging in political theater.
Maryland residents continue to hold Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. in high regard, viewing him as capable, likable and honest — and they approve of the direction in which the state is headed, according to a new survey.
Long seen as a bastion of support for Republicans, the face of the U.S. military and its veterans is changing — and perhaps too is their political bent. More women are joining the military, and they are bucking the pattern.
Republican leaders were twice forced to postpone final voting, first until Friday and then punting it to next week, as negotiators made a last-ditch push for support.
A Republican activist and party member from Northern Virginia has resigned from and renounced the party, citing anti-immigrant sentiment, nativism and populism.
Embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore left no doubt about whether he will drop out of the race for the seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “I’ll quit standing when they lay me in that box and put me in the ground.”
Senate Republicans unveiled a “discussion draft” of their long-awaited health care bill Thursday, a part of their party’s ongoing efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.
Virginia state employees could be getting their biggest overall raise in nine years, but a showdown could be looming between Gov. Terry McAuliffe and some Republicans over teacher pay.
The rally was one of many around the country in support of the federal health care law, which President-elect Donald Trump has promised to overturn and replace.
In a pitch sure to draw both praise and scorn, Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart is giving away an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle in his campaign for governor.
Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus will serve as Donald Trump’s chief of staff, according to multiple reports.
“Demeaning women, degrading women, but also minorities, immigrants, people of other faiths, mocking the disabled, insulting our troops, insulting our veterans. That tells you a couple things,” President Barack Obama said.
“It would be political suicide for Donald Trump to step down right now,” says Donna Brazile, interim chair of the Democratic National Committee.
“Ousting Trump would be legally possible, but practically it’s impossible at this point,” Randy Evans, a member of the Republican National Committee’s Rules Committee who wrote the rule on replacing a candidate.
“As a woman who has worked very hard to establish her career, and as a mom, I feel I must speak out with the hope that as a society we will always strive to be better,” she said.
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