2014 Races

GOP Congressional Candidate Touts Endorsement from 'Harry Potter: Seduction of the Occult' Group

GOP Congressional Candidate Touts Endorsement from 'Harry Potter: Seduction of the Occult' Group
What is this "Concerned Women for America" group, whose endorsement Republican candidate for Congress Dave Brat is touting? Get ready for a laundry list of looney: everything from anti-Harry Potter literature to the standard anti-gay rights tirade.
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Tracking Numbers: Latino Voters Furious at VA Delegate's Proposed 'FedEx' Immigration Solution

Tracking Numbers: Latino Voters Furious at VA Delegate's Proposed 'FedEx' Immigration Solution
Treat Latinos coming over the border like FedEx packages – this is the incredible (and incredibly insulting) solution Virginia State Delegate (and obviously Republican) Barbara Comstock offered up at a recent debate.
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Just How in Love With Guns Is This VA AG Candidate?

Just How in Love With Guns Is This VA AG Candidate?
The Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) is more extreme than the NRA when it comes to guns. The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence notes that, "When it comes to women and domestic violence, the VCDL is about as backward and wrong as they come." A candidate for Virginia's attorney general recently told the VCDL that their concerns are his concerns. Really.
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VA Dem Lewis Leads by Narrow 10-Vote Margin in Botched Special Election Race

VA Dem Lewis Leads by Narrow 10-Vote Margin in Botched Special Election Race
In a nail-biter of an election, Virginia Democrat Lynwood Lewis is just 10 votes ahead of his Republican opponent Wayne Coleman in the special election to fill Lt. Governor-Elect Ralph Northam's State Senate seat. This was a supposed shoe-in for the Democrats – what went wrong?
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