Posts Tagged Virginia GOP

Surprising Number of Republican Candidates in Favor of Closing Gun Show Loophole


Republican Lolita Mancheno-Smoak is one of the Northern Virginia Republicans on the ballot this year who say they would vote in favor of closing the gun show loophole. (Credit: Michael Pope)

Republican members of the General Assembly have stopped efforts to close the gun show loophole for years. But now a new generation of Republican candidates may indicate a shift in the momentum. Michael Pope has the story.

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Virginia Republicans Could Make or Break ACA Replacement

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Republican Representative Dave Brat is one of several Virginia GOP lawmakers that have opposed the current plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. (Credit: J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Virginia Republicans are proving to be a thorn in the party establishment’s side when it comes to overhauling the Affordable Care Act.  Three of the Commonwealth’s seven-member Republican delegation have already come out opposed to their party’s own health care measure, which, as Correspondent Matt Laslo explains, makes Virginia Republicans an obstacle for party leaders.


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