Posts Tagged ‘Mark Warner’

Del. Norton Introduces Bill to Strip NFL of Tax-Exempt Status Over Washington Football Team Name

A similar bill has already been introduced in the Senate.

Oneida Nation Says Virginia Voters Will Reject Ed Gillespie Like They Did George Allen

Gillespie put the controversy over the team name in an attack ad during "Monday Night Football."

Why Didn’t Virginia’s Senators Sign the Anti-Pigskins Letter?

Fifty U.S. senators signed a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Wednesday urging him to pressure the Washington football team to change its racist name.
These signers are all Democrats, including both senators from Maryland, where the team plays its home games. But noticeably missing from the  list of signatures were the two Democratic senators from Virginia: Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Mark [...]

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Black Caucus of Virginia Ball: Good Political Sightings, Roast Beef

The Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia's Grassroots Pre-Inaugural Ball is the event to attend tonight, reports Erik Wemple.
The ball, held at Arlington, Va.'s Marriott Crystal Gateway, was on the stop-by list of aspiring and established Virginia politicos alike–not a surprise considering the Virginia Black Caucus is known for delivering the state's critical minority vote, Wemple says.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates [...]

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