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“Four Pinocchios” for the Post on Photo ID

09/26/2014 | News |

We live in the age of the fact checkers. There’s PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, and of course the Washington Post’s “Fact Checker.” But when the media itself gets it wrong, who will fact check the fact checkers?

Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that over 450,000 voters lacked proper identification to cast ballots in Virginia. That’s a shocking number—so let’s take a look at it, Fact Checker style.

About 450,000 voters in Virginia may lack the proper...

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Wait, What?

08/13/2014 | News |


Democrats are alleging massive voter fraud ... what, what?

Coming from the party that routinely denies any possibility of voter fraud, Richmond Democrats' new-found obsession with the issue is highly entertaining.

In the Democratic Party-run firehouse primary to choose the party's state senate nominee in the 16th District special election, Democrats -- free to adopt any voter identification standard they wished, or none at all -- opted for requirements...

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Herring Goes After Voter ID

08/05/2014 | News |

When Mark Herring and I faced off in last year’s election, one of his common refrains was that he would “take the politics out of the AG’s office.” And who could object to that? While every elected official brings his or her own convictions and ideas to bear, we rightly expect much of the Attorney General’s job to come down to properly interpreting and applying the law, and defending the state’s interests even when (as is inevitable) the Attorney General may...

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Virginia's 26th

Virginia's 26th Senate district includes the City of Harrisonburg and the counties of Rockingham (part), Shenandoah, Page, Warren, and Rappahannock.

The Shenandoah and Page Valleys are some of the most beautiful areas in all of Virginia. Rich in beauty, history, and heritage, people from around the world are attracted to the bountiful entertainment and sites right here in the 26th District. It is a great place to raise a family, and I am honored to represent this beautiful and friendly district.

Not sure if you're in the 26th? Find out here, examine a detailed map of the 26th (pdf), or view a map of all of Virginia's state senate districts (pdf).

Oysters for Obenshain

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  • @scottgoode Go in, tell them you are registered to vote, they check, take your picture and mail you the ID. Simple. Glad to clear that up.
    Posted 23 Oct
  • Sen Warner says he's "relentlessly bipartisan" … kinda like being "severely conservative"? #97% @EdForSenate dailypress.com/news/politics/…
    Posted 23 Oct
  • @scottgoode I know this'll be a shock, but this ID's easy to get. No birth cert, no fee, just show up, they take your pic & mail ur ID.
    Posted 23 Oct
  • "Obenshain, sponsor of the ID law, didn’t expect a drop-off in any group of voters, except perhaps fraudulent votes." news.fredericksburg.com/newsdesk/2014/…
    Posted 22 Oct
  • Mark Warner may not admit it, but President Obama knows who has his back: "They have supported my agenda” ...bit.ly/1yWgb4k
    Posted 21 Oct

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  • Road projects could put eminent domain law to test
    Posted Tue, Oct 21.

  • Packed room for tonight’s Hanover Republican Committee meeting. Folks in Hanover are committed to doing all they can over the course of the next 19 days to elect Dave Brat for Congress, retire Mark Warner, and send Ed Gillespie to the United States Senate.
    Posted Thu, Oct 16.

  • Thanks to Pete Snyder for having me out today at the first annual “Smoke on the Water” pig rig event. The food was great and everyone is fired up for Election Day!
    Posted Sat, Oct 11.