McAuliffe’s “Ethics Committee” to Play a Major Role in Redistricting

Now we know why Governor McAuliffe vetoed funding for an independent committee on ethics reform in Virginia government and decided instead to appoint his own ethics advisory board. His 10 member board is co-chaired by (almost) Republican Bill Bolling and former Congressman, Democrat Rick Boucher. The board was ostensibly formed to recommend changes to Virginia's ethics laws in the wake of Governor Bob McDonnell's arrest and conviction.(more...)
Ed Gillespie Supports the Redskins’ Name, Warner Refuses to Say

There is currently a bill before Congress that opposes the Redskins' name by removing any tax exempt status for any team using the name. It would force the Redskins to change their name. Harry Reid and the democrats support the bill. During the Redskins-Dallas game last night Ed Gillespie made it clear in an ad that he supports the Redskins keeping their name. Gillespie said "I’ll oppose the anti-Redskins bill. Let’s focus on creating jobs, raising take-home pay, and making our nation safer, and let the Redskins handle what to call their team.” (more...)