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  • NEW: Charges Likely In Voter Registration Fraud Case (Virginia)

    10/21/2016 3:08:57 AM PDT · by Godebert · 41 replies
    Daily New-Record ^ | 10/20/16 | Tony Brown
    HARRISONBURG — Charges are likely to be filed before Election Day in the case involving a James Madison University student, the voter registration organization he worked for, and the submission of false voter-registration applications. Harrisonburg Director of Elections Debbie Logan, told the city Electoral Board on Wednesday that the FBI had given her that information and the names of the 19 people who were falsely registered, five of them deceased. Previous reports said that all 19 false registration applications were in the names of the deceased.
  • Suspect in Roanoke County, (VA) stabbing case sent for psychiatric evaluation (Aloha Snackbar)

    10/20/2016 9:43:44 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    Roanoke Times ^ | October 19. 2016 | Alicia Petska
    Wasil Rafat Farooqui His attorney asked that he be evaluated after a man and a woman were stabbed in Roanoke County’s Pines Apartments. A Roanoke County man charged with attacking two people with a knife has been sent to a state psychiatric hospital for evaluation. Wasil Rafat Farooqui, 20, was transferred to Central State Hospital in Petersburg after his attorney, Sheila Moheb, asked that he be assessed. A judge granted the motion Oct. 13, said Roanoke County Commonwealth’s Attorney Randy Leach. Leach’s office didn’t object, but asked that Farooqui be sent to a secure facility. Central State houses Virginia’s only...
  • Federal judge orders reopening of voter registration in Va

    10/20/2016 1:09:46 PM PDT · by wright2bear · 45 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 10/20/2016 | GRAHAM MOOMAW
    LEXANDRIA - Virginians who couldn’t register to vote because a state website crashed were given one more chance to sign up Thursday after a federal judge ordered the state to reopen the voter registration period until midnight Friday.
  • Trump sign, U.S. flag set on fire on family’s lawn: ‘We could have died’ (Virginia)

    10/19/2016 1:44:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 18, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Police in Fredericksburg, Virginia, are searching for the person responsible for setting fire to a pro-Donald Trump display that sat just a few feet from a row of townhouses. Police said an officer patrolling the Riverside Manor neighborhood noticed the display on fire about 2 a.m. Monday, a local ABC News affiliate reported. The fire reportedly destroyed a large Donald Trump sign, a Rep. Rob Wittman sign, an American flag and a bale of hay that the flags were attached to. The owners of the display were grateful the officer saw the fire when he did. “If it wasn’t for...
  • Campaign trail: Spy center backs off Trump sign ban

    10/18/2016 8:23:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    C-Ville Weekly ^ | October 18, 2016 | Lisa Provence
    Mike Sienda already felt aggrieved when his boss at the National Ground Intelligence Center’s Rivanna Station told him in early September to not show up on grounds with his giant Trump-Pence signs on the side of his box truck. When he was told he couldn’t park on the federal property with a smaller Trump 2016: Make America Great Again sign in the back window of his Jeep, Sienda contacted the Rutherford Institute, a local civil rights org. And within two days of its attorneys writing NGIC October 12, he was told, uh, never mind, the smaller sign is just fine....
  • Trump campaign outspending Clinton on TV

    10/18/2016 1:21:37 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/18/2016 | Reid Wilson
    Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is finally spending more money than Hillary Clinton’s. Trump’s campaign will spend almost $11.7 million on television ads set to run in eleven states this week, topping Clinton’s spending on ads for the first time. The Clinton campaign is spending $10.5 million on advertising in seven states.
  • Trump Virginia Office Announces Statewide TV Ad Strategy And Leadership Team

    10/17/2016 3:41:53 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 18 replies
    Donald J. Trump ^ | October 17th, 2016 | Trump
    RICHMOND, VA – Today the Donald Trump campaign announced its plan to win the state of Virginia by kicking off a more than $2 million statewide television buy in key markets beginning Tuesday and running through the rest of the election. Additionally, the campaign has announced a statewide leadership team comprised of 19 distinguished Virginia leaders, who, alongside RPV Chairman John Whitbeck and Virginia Senior Advisor Mike Rubino, will utilize their diverse political experience in the state to deliver a Trump victory on November 8th. “The members of the Trump Virginia team are highly respected and accomplished leaders from all...
  • Trump prepared to give ‘whatever resources needed’ to win Virginia

    10/17/2016 10:18:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    WTVR_TV ^ | October 17, 2016 | CNN Wire
    After seeing reports last week that his campaign was pulling out of Virginia, Donald Trump picked up the phone and called his Virginia state director Mike Rubino to deliver a very clear message: he will not withdraw, and will give Rubino whatever resources needed to win the Old Dominion. To back that up, CNN is told the Trump campaign plans to go on the air with television ads in Virginia starting Tuesday in what campaign officials say is a $2 million buy in “key markets” through election day. Sources familiar with that conversation tell CNN that Trump was not happy...
  • Orbital ATK Delays Antares Rocket Launch 24 Hours Due to Glitch

    10/16/2016 8:09:00 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies ^ | October 16, 2016 02:49pm ET | Hanneke Weitering,
    The long-awaited launch of an Orbital ATK Antares rocket carrying cargo to the International Space Station today has been delayed until Monday, a 24-hour slip, due to a glitch with ground support equipment, NASA officials said Sunday (Oct. 16). Antares is now scheduled to launch Monday (Oct. 17) at 7:40 p.m. EDT (2340 GMT) from Pad-0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility here. "Today's launch of Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket is postponed 24 hours due to a ground support equipment (GSE) cable that did not perform as expected during the pre-launch check out," Keith Koehler, a...
  • Antares rocket raised on launch pad for station supply run (launch TODAY @ 2:12pm PDT/5:12pm EDT)

    10/16/2016 8:33:07 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 16 replies ^ | 14OCT2016 | Stephen Clark
    Engineers erected a commercial Antares rocket vertical on its launch pad on Virginia’s Eastern Shore Friday, positioning the 13-story booster for liftoff Sunday night with more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments for the International Space Station. With a Cygnus supply ship enclosed in its nose cone, the rocket rolled out of its Horizontal Integration Facility on a self-propelled transporter starting around 5:12 p.m. EDT (2112 GMT) Thursday for the mile-long journey to launch pad 0A on Wallops Island, Virginia. Orbital ATK’s ground team secured the rocket after reaching the seaside launch pad at dusk, then hoisted the booster...
  • A Fiver for Civilization

    10/16/2016 12:35:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | October 16, 2016 | Paul Jacob
    Last week, a sixth-grader clipped me for five bucks . . . to help the public schools. The boy was going door to door, which I’ve had occasion to do. And he was certainly well mannered and well spoken. Glad to give. Plus, it was only one Federal Reserve Note, the second-smallest denomination — that’s what I had in my pocket. It was like buying a Starbucks venti-something. On the other hand, after he left, I was a little bit irritated by the encounter. You see, we in Prince William County, Virginia, pay pretty hefty property taxes to support...
  • VA Democratic Leader Gave Positive Interview on Chinese Propaganda Channel 'CCTV'

    10/14/2016 3:47:25 PM PDT · by ResistanceMedia ^ | October 13, 2016
    *** I have video of the interview at the original link *** Sue Langley, the leader of the Fairfax County Democratic Party, recently demanded the resignation of Elizabeth Schultz, Springfield District school board member and relentless advocate for family rights and citizen involvement. has discovered an interview conducted during the 2016 Democratic National Convention which could potentially end her career in politics. On July 25, 2016, Langley was featured in a segment on CCTV News, a Chinese state-funded television network that even the New York Times characterizes as China's "propaganda tool." In fact, there is a special telephone in...
  • Donald Trump´s campaign ´pulling out of Virginia' (campaign forcefully denies it)

    10/13/2016 9:15:12 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 54 replies ^ | 10/13/16 | Sarah Dean
    Donald Trump's campaign is reportedly 'pulling out of Virginia' so he can focuses on four key battleground states: Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. Three sources reportedly confirmed [snip]
  • Trump campaign gives up fight in key state

    10/13/2016 9:02:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    The Trump campaign is moving resources from the key battleground state of Virginia — a sign that the Republican presidential nominee is giving up hopes of winning there, according to a new report. The campaign “pulling out of Virginia” surprised staffers and upset those working to beat Hillary Clinton there. The news was delivered to staff there in a late Wednesday conference call. “I think it’s totally premature for the campaign to be pulling out of Virginia after so much work and all the hundreds … of hours of volunteer time and thousands and thousands of volunteers,” former Virginia state...
  • Poll finds Virginia Beach voters are evenly split between Trump and Clinton

    10/11/2016 7:35:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | October 11, 2016 | Bill Bartel
    The presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is a dead heat in Virginia Beach, according to a new poll. The cellphone and landline survey of likely voters in the state’s largest city found that Clinton, a Democrat, and Trump, a Republican, each were favored by 38 percent, and Libertarian Gary Johnson by 11 percent. Six percent wanted someone else and 7 percent were undecided or didn’t know. The Oct. 1-6 poll was sponsored by The Virginian-Pilot, WVEC-TV, and Christopher Newport University and was conducted before Friday’s revelation of Trump’s denigrating comments about women in a 2005 “Access Hollywood”...
  • Trump Virginia campaign chair Corey Stewart fired for organizing protest outside RNC

    10/10/2016 2:16:46 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 38 replies
    WMAL WJLA ^ | 10-10-15
    Trump Va. campaign chair Corey Stewart fired for organizing protest outside RNC (ABC7) WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Corey Stewart, the Virginia campaign chair for Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, has been fired after organizing a protest outside of the Republican National Committee headquarters Monday. Follow Jeff Goldberg @abc7jeffg BREAKING: Trump Virginia campaign chair Corey Stewart fired for organizing protest outside RNC. 4:09 PM - 10 Oct 2016 691 691 Retweets 602 602 likes "He is being replaced, effective immediately," Trump deputy campaign manager David Bossie said on the firing. "Corey made this decision when he staged a stunt in front of...
  • 'The biggest racist organization since the klan': Professor takes leave of absence...

    10/10/2016 2:13:53 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/09/2016 | ARIEL ZILBER
    A University of Virginia professor has taken a leave of absence from the school after he came under scathing attack over the weekend for likening the Black Lives Matter movement to the Ku Klux Klan. Douglas Muir, who teaches at the school, commented on Facebook that he believed that Black Lives Matter was the 'biggest' racist organization since the KKK. Muir, who lectures at UVA's Engineering School and who also owns a restaurant in the area, was responding to a Facebook post that included a photograph of a recent appearance by BLM co-founder Alicia Garza in Charlottesville, the campus newspaper...
  • Fairfax County VA Republican Committee Betrays Trump

    10/09/2016 5:43:03 PM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 35 replies ^ | October 9, 2016
    On Friday, the official Twitter account of the Fairfax Republican Party retweeted a post by Northern Virginia Republican politician Barbara Comstock (a RINO with a D rating from NumbersUSA, a group that supports a pro-America immigration policy, and an F rating from Conservative Review) that called for nominee Donald Trump to "step aside and allow our party to replace him" and that "I cannot in good conscience vote for Donald Trump." While it is not clear, it appears that this tweet referenced the release of an 11-year-old illegal secret recording showing Trump using explicit language. While Trump's behavior was inappropriate,...
  • A professor is under fire after saying Black Lives Matter is as racist as the KKK

    10/09/2016 4:13:21 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9 Oct 2016 | Kristine Guerra
    A college professor found himself in hot water after likening the Black Lives Matter movement to the racism of the Klu Klux Klan. ... University officials later issued statements denouncing the comments and distancing themselves from Muir. The professor has since taken leave, according to the university.
  • Virginians with EBT card can now get into Science Museum for less

    10/09/2016 11:21:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    WAHU-TV ^ | October 5, 2016 | The Associated Press
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Low-income families who want to visit the Science Museum of Virginia will now get to do it at a fraction of the cost. Local media outlets report that the museum will charge an exhibit admission fee of $1 per child and $2 per adult to families who have an Electronic Benefit Transfer card. If they pay an additional $1, they can watch a movie in the museum's Dome Theatre. EBT cards are used by low-income families to pay for things like groceries....
  • Trump’s Virginia chair, Corey Stewart: Trump ‘acted like a frat boy, as a lot of guys do’

    10/08/2016 5:17:18 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 69 replies
    WP ^ | October 8, 2016 | Laura Vozzella
    RICHMOND — The chairman of Donald Trump’s Virginia campaign said Friday that the Republican presidential candidate had “acted like a frat boy, as a lot of guys do.” Corey A. Stewart, a 2017 contender for Virginia governor, predicted little fallout from the release of a 2005 recording of then-newlywed Trump, in which he brags about groping and aggressively pursuing sex with married women. “When people voted for Donald Trump, they knew he wasn’t an angel,” Stewart (R-At Large), chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, told The Washington Post. “They’re looking for someone who is going to defend...
  • Trump UP in VA, PA! (New Reuters State Polls)

    10/06/2016 9:52:43 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 60 replies
    Donald Trump Twitter ^ | 10/06/2016 | Donald Trump
  • Virginia- Trump 50, Clinton 45 Pennsylvania Trump 50 Clinton 46 ...

    10/06/2016 9:17:07 AM PDT · by GilGil · 47 replies
    Trump Twitter ^ | 10/6/2016 | Trump Twitter
    In addition, Arizona Trump 46 Clinton 44 Colorado Trump 45 Clinton 43 Iowa Trump 49 Clinton 42 Georgia Trump 51 Clinton 38
  • I-73 is not an easy sell

    10/06/2016 10:09:47 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Martinsville Bulletin ^ | October 2, 2016 | Ben R. Williams
    There’s a famous old fable known as “Belling the Cat.” For those who haven’t heard it, it goes like this: A bunch of mice are threatened by a vicious cat, and they call a council to figure out how to solve the problem. One mouse proposes that they place a bell around the cat’s neck. That way, they’ll hear the cat approaching and have plenty of time to run and hide. The mice applaud the plan. They love the plan. It’s a great plan. One mouse asks who’s going to volunteer to place the bell around the cat’s neck. Suddenly,...
  • EXCLUSIVE–Trump’s Virginia Chair Calls Tim Kaine’s Debate Performance ‘Embarrassing’

    10/05/2016 12:12:31 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Alex Swoyer
    Donald Trump’s Virginia campaign chair Corey Stewart is criticizing Sen. Tim Kaine’s (D-VA) debate performance, saying it reminds his constituents that “Kaine is not a good executive.” “Kaine demonstrated that he doesn’t have the demeanor to be President of the United States,” Stewart said during a phone interview with Breitbart News on Wednesday. Kaine interrupted Pence 70 times in a 90-minute debate, according to ABC News. Stewart thought their demeanor during the debate was crucial in drawing a contrast between the two leaders. “Pence knocked it out of the ballpark,” Stewart said, praising Trump’s running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence....
  • Kaine: 'For Me, the Hardest Struggle in My Faith Life Was...Death Penalty'

    10/05/2016 6:09:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 5, 2016 | 6:35 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    Putting convicted criminals to death is an issue Sen. Tim Kaine said he had to “grapple” with when he served as governor of Virginia. Kaine chose the death penalty, not abortion, as the issue that posed the biggest conflict with his Roman Catholic faith. “For me, the hardest struggle in my faith life was, the Catholic Church is against the death penalty and so am I,” Kaine said at Tuesday night’s debate. “But I was governor of a state, and the state law said that there was a death penalty for crimes if the jury determined them to be heinous....
  • University distributes seven-page speech guide

    10/04/2016 7:16:48 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 22 replies
    The College Fix ^ | OCTOBER 4, 2016 | Kate Hardiman
    tudent leaders of this year’s freshman orientation at James Madison University were given a list of 35 things they should avoid saying, including phrases such as “you have such a pretty face,” “love the sinner, hate the sin,” “we’re all part of the human race,” “I treat all people the same,” “it was only a joke,” “I never owned slaves,” and “people just need to pick themselves up by their bootstraps,” among other expressions. Those phrases and others on the list “widen the diversity gap” and do not “create a safe and inclusive environment,” according to the seven-page handout, a...
  • Hampton teen arrested for soliciting clown to kill teacher

    10/04/2016 3:16:39 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 26 replies
    WAVY ^ | 10/3/16 | Kevin Green
    HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 13-year-old Hampton girl is in police custody for allegedly reaching out to a person on social media to kill one of her teachers. Police say the person she contacted was using a clown image as their profile picture. She allegedly reached out to this person to murder a teacher at Davis Middle School. “The profile that she contacted actually was using a clown as a profile picture and so using a clown related alias,” Officer Ashley Jenrette of Hampton Police said. According to police, a dispatcher received a call Sunday evening about a threat being...
  • LaRouchePAC Videos : How Americans Are Being Lied To (Virginia State Senator Richard Black Debunks

    10/03/2016 3:29:28 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 17 replies
    LaRouchePAC Videos You Tube via Southfront ^ | Published on September 29, 2016 | LaRouchePAC Videos You Tube via Southfront
    How Americans Are Being Lied To: Virginia State Senator Richard Black Debunks MSM Lie about Battle for Aleppo (Republican former USMC) Republican Senator Black (ex-USMC officer) bravely provides complete disclosure that Obama is conducting an unlawful war and intentionally continues to support Al-Queda and related ISIS rebel terrorists that threaten the middle east, Europe and the US. Video Interview: Virginia State Senator Richard Black speaks about the reality on the ground in Syria’s Aleppo and debunks the lies in the main stream media.
  • Yes Virginia, Aliens Are Registered or Voting… and in Pennsylvania, by the Thousands

    10/03/2016 3:28:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 3, 2016 | J. Christian Adams
    Wouldn’t it be nice if just once, some of the people whom Soros pays to tell us that voter fraud doesn’t exist admitted they were wrong? What if government documents were produced to show at least 1,000 instances of voter fraud showing aliens registering or voting in a key swing state? Would they recant? That’s asking too much. They earn their salaries by pretending voter fraud is a myth, and convincing others in the media to parrot their lies. So today we learn that in the key swing state of Virginia, voter registration rollshave been polluted with an excess of...
  • ‘We have your daughter’: A virtual kidnapping and a mother’s five hours of hell [scam alert]

    10/03/2016 12:58:59 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 3, 2016 | Petula Dvorak
    Wendy Mueller was standing at the copper sink in her gorgeous, historic Leesburg, Va., home last Wednesday afternoon when the knife she was holding slipped and cut her thumb. Then the phone rang. It wasn’t a number she recognized, but distracted by the bleeding thumb, she answered it. Mom always answers the phone. She heard screaming. It sounded exactly like her 23-year-old daughter’s voice, begging for help. Then an unfamiliar voice announced, “We have your daughter.”
  • Donald Trump’s gaffe on veterans and PTSD shows just what an amateur he still is

    10/03/2016 12:56:54 PM PDT · by ObozoMustGo2012 · 51 replies
    WaPo ^ | 10/3/2016 | Aaron Blake
    There will be plenty of quibbling in the hours ahead, but Donald Trump clearly just created a new batch of problems for himself with his comments Monday morning, in which he suggested that veterans dealing with mental health problems aren't "strong" and "can't handle it." "When people come back from war and combat, they see things that maybe a lot of the folks in this room have seen many times over, and you're strong and you can handle it, but a lot of people can't handle it," Trump said to a veterans group in Northern Virginia. "And they see horror...
  • Bombshell: Over 1,000 Illegal Voters in Eight Virginia Localities

    10/02/2016 1:23:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Polizette ^ | October 2, 2016 | Jim Stinson
    New report finds evidence of widespread voter fraud in the crucial swing stateMore than 1,000 aliens, or residents who are not U.S. citizens, have been free to vote illegally in Virginia. The bombshell disclosure was made in a report released by the Virginia Voters Alliance based on findings from the Public Interest Legal Foundation. The 1,046 Virginia voters may just be the tip of the iceberg, as it’s only the number found in eight Virginia localities, the report reads. The report found that the most illegal votes were cast in 2012, followed by 2008, the year President Obama was elected...
  • Dead People Submit New Voter Registrations in Virginia [semi-satire]

    10/02/2016 11:12:48 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 2 October 2016 | John Semmens
    A number of new applications for voter registrations recently submitted in Harrisonburg, Virginia were discovered to carry the names of persons recently deceased. The “anomaly” came to light when an employee in the registrar’s office noticed that one of the new registrations was for Richard Claybrook Sr., the late father of a well-known local judge. Ultimately, 19 of the applications submitted by Andrew Spieles, a member of the Young Democrats club at James Madison University, on behalf of the community activist group “Harrisonburg VOTES” were deemed suspicious. Republicans are incensed. Virginia House Speaker William Howell (R-Stafford) asked “how often do...
  • An Irish view of a Swing State: 'Trump supporters think they're going to shock the world'

    10/01/2016 1:57:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    The Dublin Journal ^ | October 1, 2016 | David Kenny
    David Kenny gives a snapshot from the swing state of Virginia where there is “a lot of enthusiasm for a Donald Trump presidency”. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, where I currently live, there is a lot of enthusiasm for a Donald Trump presidency. At a recent county fair, the local Republican party branch brought 250 bumper stickers to hand out, and were shocked to run out before lunchtime. Hundreds of local supporters are on a waiting list to receive a ‘Trump Pence’ lawn sign. These signs are already visible on almost every street in the county. Capitalising on this grassroots support is...
  • Virginia Democrat, James Madison University Student, Caught Registering Dead Voters…

    09/30/2016 4:44:27 PM PDT · by lafroste · 35 replies
    Conservative tree house ^ | 9/30/2016 | Sundance
    A few days ago it was reported the non-citizen alien who killed five people in a Washington State mall was a frequent voter. Last week a dead voter registration drive for Democrats was discovered in Colorado, this week it is Virginia. Strange how we never hear a single case of “republican voter fraud“…. (Via WFB) A Virginia Young Democrat working for a Democrat-aligned voter registration group got caught filing applications on behalf of dead people when he filed an application for a deceased World War II veteran who was known by a local clerk.
  • Investigation launched after dead people are registered to vote in Harrisonburg (VA)

    09/30/2016 6:46:56 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 25 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | September 29, 2016 | GRAHAM MOOMAW
    Harrisonburg officials and the FBI are investigating allegations of voter registration fraud after officials say almost 20 voter applications were turned in under the names of dead people. Harrisonburg Registrar Debbie Logan said Thursday that investigators have found from 18 to 20 potentially fraudulent registrations. The Rockingham County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office confirmed Thursday that an investigation is underway, but offered no additional details on the case. The applications were turned in by a voter registration group called HarrisonburgVOTES, officials said. The group’s representatives could not be reached for comment Thursday. No charges have been filed. The Breeze, the student newspaper...
  • Clinton is now beating Trump in 5 must-win battleground states

    09/29/2016 8:13:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 121 replies
    Voters in five battleground states declared Hillary Clinton the winner of this week’s debate against Donald Trump, boosting her fortunes in those key races, a new poll showed Thursday. A majority of voters in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia all told Public Policy Polling that Clinton got the better of Trump in their first showdown. The Public Policy poll was taken Tuesday and Wednesday, giving voters at least one night to digest Monday’s slugfest at Hofstra University. Clinton’s debate also helped her bounce to leads in all five states, according to the poll. In four-way races that include...
  • Clownpocalypse: Clown Sightings Spread to Florida, Virginia and Colorado

    09/27/2016 5:53:12 PM PDT · by Mariner · 95 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | 4:00 pm, September 27, 2016 | By Emily Zanotti
    Reports of “killer clowns” have emerged in three new states, as Virginia, Florida and Colorado struggle with Internet rumors and reported sightings that have left several towns shaken. Residents and authorities in Palm Bay, Fla., have been on high alert since a resident reported seeing two “creepy clowns” staring at her from across a road as she walked her dog. And in Marion County, Fla., deputies are concerned after it emerged that a Facebook viral video, depicting a clown standing silently on the side of the road in the dark, had been filmed along a main thoroughfare in the area....
  • New UPI Voter Polls: Trump Up in VA, FL, IA, OH, NC and PA

    09/27/2016 2:59:06 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 122 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 09/27/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump now leads in polling in swing states Virginia, Florida and Iowa. All of the Iowa polls the last few weeks have shown Trump with a significant lead in the Hawkeye state. Trump is also up in Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
  • 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...