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Virginia Republicans Wary Of Tariffs And Potential For Trade War

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Virginia lawmakers are worried that President Trump’s proposal to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum may spark a trade war. Matt Laslo reports.

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Virginia Candidates Try To Navigate Trump Influence In Off-Year Election

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Republican President Donald Trump is not on the ballot this year. But candidates are feeling the need to respond to his controversial presidency. Michael Pope reports.

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Little Known Rule Could Have Chilling Effect on Virginia’s Federal Workforce

Virginia_flag_mapA newly reinstated rule in Congress has Democrats worried that Republicans are going to try to fire a large swath of federal workers, which could hurt the economy across the commonwealth. Matt Laslo has the story from the Capitol.

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Trump Won the Election, But is Still Concerned About Voter Fraud in Virginia

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President-elect Donald Trump may have won the election. But he’s now claiming that “serious voter fraud” happened in Virginia. Michael Pope has the story.

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Va News Topics: Students Struggle With Trump Victory, FEMA Flood Maps

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Some students at UVA are struggling with Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election, and FEMA is updating its flood maps in Norfolk causing property owners to reconsider their insurance coverage, or lack of it.  Those have been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project’s Va News link at vpap.org. More now from Fred Echols.

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Virginia Republicans React to This Week’s Trump Controversies

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Republican leaders across Virginia are grappling with how to handle the latest round of controversy from Donald Trump. And, as Michael Pope tells us, they’re taking a variety of approaches.

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Conflict Between Both Sides of the Trump Debate Present at Hotel Roanoke Town Hall

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Donald Trump drew supporters and protesters Roanoke on Monday. And in at least one case, a supporter protested the protesters. Tim Thornton reports.

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Anti-Trump Protesters Make Presence Known at Hotel Roanoke Town Hall

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Donald Trump supporters lined up in the heat for hours so they could see and hear their candidate speak at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center on Monday. But as Tim Thornton reports, not everyone in Roanoke was glad to see the Republican nominee.

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Trump and Pence Draw Huge Crowds to Hotel Roanoke

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Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence attracted an overflow crowd to the Hotel Roanoke and Convention Center Monday. As Tim Thornton reports, Trump supporters had a number of reasons to be there.

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Pence’s Support of Medicaid Raises Questions About Place on Conservative Ticket

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Donald Trump’s selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate is causing some reverberations here in Virginia on an issue that’s near and dear to Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe — expanding Medicaid to 400,000 people who live in poverty or with disabilities. Michael Pope reports.

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Divisiveness Over Trump Means No-Shows for Republican National Convention

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The majority of Virginia Republican members of Congress are skipping their party’s convention in Cleveland this week. Matt Laslo has the details on a party that remains divided over Donald Trump.

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Virginia Law Binding Delegates to Presidential Nominee Tossed

Virginia_flag_mapAs Republicans prepare to gather in Cleveland for their convention, a federal lawsuit in Virginia is giving new life to the Never Trump movement. But, as Michael Pope reports, the win in court may be more of a symbolic victory.

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Republican Delegate Files Anti-Trump Lawsuit Ahead of Convention

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As Republicans prepare to gather in Cleveland for their convention, a legal challenge in Virginia threatens to upend the process. The lawsuit comes from a Northern Virginia supporter of Ted Cruz who says he should be able to vote his conscience. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia Democrats Call for Republicans to Repudiate Trump’s Comments on Judge

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Democrats in Virginia are calling on Republicans to repudiate comments from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who says a federal judge is unfit to rule in a civil case against him because he has Mexican heritage. Michael Pope reports.

 

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