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Out of luck in Virginia: Judge rules against Perry, Gingrich and Huntsman

A federal judge has dismissed Gov. Rick Perry’s legal action by which he had hoped to regain access to the Virginia primary ballot. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Gov. Huntsman had also joined on to Perry’s suit as they also had failed to gather enough signatures to make the ballot. Now it appears that only Mitt Romney and Ron ...

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VA ballot printing blocked by Federal Judge till after Perry hearing

Until he issues a ruling on Gov. Perry’s ballot challenge, U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney Jr. has ordered the Virginia State Board of Elections that a directive be sent to each of the state’s local boards ordering them not to print any absentee ballots until after the emergency motion is heard on Friday. Virginia needed to start printing ballots ...

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Republicans ARE Discouraging Voter Turnout

It’s a dream come true for hysterical liberals and their fellow travelers in the ‘unbiased’ media. Pesky Republicans ARE actively working to discourage voter turnout in the 2012 Presidential election! Unfortunately, in typical GOP fashion, the party is busy suppressing its own vote. Thanks to a decision by the Virginia Republican State Central Committee, voters who may want to participate ...

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Virginia AG does about face, won't push to change GOP ballot

Roanoke, Virginia’s WSLS reported on Sunday night that the state’s Attorney General was reversing course from his Saturday statement in which he pledged to work to get the other GOP candidates onto the Virginia ballot. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced Sunday night that he has reconsidered and no longer backs emergency legislation that would seek to get additional candidates on ...

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Virginia officials recommended 15,000+ signatures .. in July

Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry have both failed to reach the number and distribution of signatures needed to make the Virginia primary while many other candidates have decided to not even try. While other states’ primaries and caucuses are open to any GOP candidate, Virginia has strict rules over how many signatures are required. A candidate must have 10,000 valid ...

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GOP Nominees Fail To Make Virginia Ballot

With the only recourse of calling it a “failed system”, Newt Gingrich failed to make the VA ballot. This was announced by the GOP early Saturday morning. Rick Santorum, Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, and Jon Huntsman will be off the ballot also seeing they failed amass the required amount of signatures. As it stands the only nominees to make it ...

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Perry makes serious strategy mistake in Virginia, will miss primary

A probable election error by the Perry campaign has turned into a definite faux pas – Perry is off the primary ballot in Virginia due to his inability to secure the needed number of valid signatures. From bad debate prep, to questionable advertisements, Perry has been at the helm of a flawed campaign nearly since the beginning. Although having raised ...

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Newt Gingrich Meets With Conservative Leaders

MANASSAS, Va., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich took his battle for the Republican presidential nomination directly to 63 of the nation’s most influential conservative leaders during a two-and-a-half hour meeting of uncommitted conservatives hosted by ConservativeHQ.com Chairman Richard Viguerie and Diana Banister of Shirley and Banister Public Affairs. This meeting, conducted at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia, was ...

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Election Results from Tuesday November 8th

Check back regularly as the CDNews staff will be updating this page as results come in from Washington, Mississippi, Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. (or just hit the reload/refresh button occasionally) Kentucky Steve Beshear (D) wins re-election bid as Governor – has more than 58% of the vote Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has been re-elected, becoming the second Democrat to win ...

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31st Modern Day Marine Military Exposition Set for Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA, September 27 – 29

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2011 — The 2011 edition of the world’s largest military exposition focusing on enhanced capabilities for expeditionary forces will be hosted by Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, September 27 – 29. Co-sponsored by the base, the 76,000-member Marine Corps League, and Marine Corps Systems Command, the 31st Modern Day Marine Military Exposition will showcase products and services ...

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Rare Earthquake Shakes East Coast

At just before two o’clock this afternoon, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck the East Coast of the United States. The quake was centered in Mineral, Virginia and occurred at a depth of approximately 3.7 miles. Shocks were felt as far south as Georgia and as far north as Ohio. The Capital building has been cordoned off with capital police siting ...

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Master Plans: Free Market or Social Engineering?

Hampton, VA – As the council meeting heated up, citizens’ questioned the Mayor’s involvement in the City’s acquisition of Harbor Square apartments. Constituents’ questioned her possibly receiving profits from the sale of this complex to the city. All this accomplished under the strict guidelines of a Comprehensive or Master Plan. With trends of local governments denying businesses, churches and private ...

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City Council Attacks Taxicab Entrepreneurs

City councils across the nation are taking a page from the Federal Government in their ability to take over entire industries. Taxicab companies are fighting against their local bureaucrats for their very existence. In Hampton Roads, Virginia, it is no different. Just like when the Federal Government accused doctors of cutting off limbs for more money, apparently local governments feel ...

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