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    Appearing Wednesday on the Fox News Channel, Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin mocked his Democrat opponent, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, for walking out of a television interview this week. A transcript is as follows:  LAWRENCE JONES: You had the former governor, who is your opponent, that walked off an interview yesterday. The interview was about public...
    Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin mocked his Democratic rival on Wednesday for storming out of an interview. Businessman Youngkin, who is backed by Donald Trump, said former Governor Terry McAuliffe is 'losing it' after the Democrat powerhouse abruptly ended an interview with a local news channel and told the reporter that he should...
    Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin took aim at former Governor Terry McAuliffe, who abruptly ended an interview and scolded a reporter. Youngkin said the former governor is "losing it," pointing to another heated exchange in recent weeks between McAuliffe and local police.  McAuliffe has taken criticism for his rebuke of the reporter, in which...
                      Photo “Glenn Youngkin” by Glenn Youngkin. Background Photo “Loudoun Public Schools Building” by Loudoun County Schools..
    Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), who is running for governor again, released an ad this week clarifying that he has “always valued the concerns of parents” after he was hit with a tsunami of backlash for a comment he made about parents’ role in education in the last gubernatorial debate. The new ad features...
    (CNN)Late last month, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said this in a debate with Republican Glenn Youngkin; "I don't think parents should be telling schools what they should teach." That single sentence has transformed the governor's race in the Commonwealth. Youngkin immediately began running ads featuring McAuliffe's words and has re-organized his entire campaign in...
    Last week's TrumpWorld event spearheaded by former White House strategist Steve Bannon and fellow radio host John Fredericks in Richmond, Virginia, was not attended by Glenn Youngkin, the Republican gubernatorial nominee. Indeed, Youngkin was later forced to issue a statement denouncing part of the event, after attendees recited the Pledge of Allegiance before a flag...
    Glenn Youngkin, the Virginia gubernatorial candidate who is competing against Terry McAuliffe, has accused his Democrat rival of attempting to remove parents from their children’s education. He joined "The Ingraham Angle" on Monday to discuss the issue. YOUNGKIN'S CAMPAIGN AD USES MCAULLIFE'S OWN WORDS TO SHOWCASE HIS STANCE AGAINST PARENTS INFLUENCING SCHOOLS GLENN YOUNGKIN: "Laura,...
    He added that his opponent is backed by 'crazy people' like Stacey Abrams, Barack Obama, and Jill Biden. Glenn Youngkin, the Republican nominee for Virginia governor, said at an event on Saturday that he was "so appreciative" to have gotten support from former President Donald Trump....
    MANASSAS, Virginia — A routine campaign stop for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin turned chaotic on Saturday night after the candidate's team was forced to boot a local Republican leader and apparent white nationalist from the event, causing a scene that a spokesperson called "antithetical" to the Republican hopeful's message. The incident happened just before...
    Virginia Republican Glenn Youngkin holds less than a one-point lead over former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) in the state’s gubernatorial race, according to a Trafalgar Group poll released Friday. The poll, conducted October 11–13 among 1,095 likely voters, shows Youngkin with 48.4 percent support compared to McAuliffe’s 47.5 percent support, giving Youngkin a 0.9 percent...
    Washington, DC (CNN)Glenn Youngkin, the Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, has pitched himself as a businessman and a political outsider.The former co-chief executive of the private-equity firm Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, Youngkin defeated six other nominees in the state's Republican primary earlier this year. Now, he's vying to be Virginia's first Republican...
    Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), who persistently denies Critical Race Theory (CRT) exists in schools, oversaw the Virginia Department of Education in 2015 when it encouraged using CRT, according to a slideshow that surfaced this week. The slideshow, unearthed by investigative reporter Christopher Rufo, is titled “Legal Implications of School Discipline: Street ‘CRED’ (Culturally Responsive and...
    An anti-abortion group said Friday it would launch a $1.4 million campaign to “expose Terry McAuliffe’s abortion extremism” and support Republican Glenn Youngkin in Virginia's gubernatorial race. Women Speak Out Virginia-2021, partner PAC of the group Susan B. Anthony List, said its campaign would fund digital ads and voter contact mail targeting “persuadable as...
    (CNN)Vice President Kamala Harris has plans to campaign for Terry McAuliffe before the November election, a source familiar with the plan tells CNN, adding another top name to the growing list of Democrats coming to the commonwealth to help the gubernatorial nominee. McAuliffe, in an attempt to jolt apathetic Democratic voters just weeks out from...
    On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) stated that he doesn’t think “many people are angry in Virginia about education,” and one reason “parents aren’t angry is they get to vote for school board members.” Kaine said, “I don’t think that many people are angry in Virginia about education, Chris. I...
    (CNN)At a rally Wednesday night for the Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin, attendees pledged allegiance to a flag they were told had been carried at the "Stop the Steal" rally on January 6 -- the same rally that led to a violent insurrection at the US Capitol later that same day."She's carrying an American flag...
    Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin wouldn't say Thursday whether he wanted former President TrumpDonald TrumpTim Scott takes in .3 million in third quarter Trump calls into Take Back Virginia Rally to hype Youngkin Overnight Defense & National Security — Partisan extremism poses 'growing problem' among veterans MORE stumping for him, highlighting the tightrope he is...
    CNN’s Victor Blackwell had a contentious interview with Democratic National Committee chairman Jaime Harrison about whether it was a good idea for Democrats to keep campaigning on the platform of opposing former President Donald Trump. Harrison spoke to Blackwell on Thursday to talk about the DNC’s level of confidence in Virginia and other states where...
    Glenn Youngkin was nowhere to be found at his own rally, which included a phone call from Trump and appearance by Steve Bannon. Where to begin with the Take Back Virginia Rally held in Glen Allen, Virginia, last night? How about, well, the beginning, when emcee Martha Boneta introduced a flag used at the violent Jan. 6 insurrection...
    Ann Dorn, the widow of a retired St. Louis police captain who was fatally shot during a violent protest in the city last summer, campaigned for Glenn Youngkin on Thursday in a tightening Virginia governor’s race. David Dorn, 77, was shot and killed on June 2, 2020, after he responded to a burglar alarm...
    Donald Trump's endorsement could end up hurting Glenn Youngkin in the hotly contested Virginia governor's race. Former President Donald Trump called into a rally for Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin on Wednesday. Trump gave a forceful endorsement of Youngkin and his running mate, Winsome Sears....
    She backed a different Republican candidate for governor of Virginia earlier this year but pro-Trump "folk hero" and GOP activist Martha Boneta was on stage Wednesday night to emcee a rally for far right Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin, and other GOP candidates. The highlight of the evening was supposed to be when Donald...
    Former Trump economic adviser Stephen Moore is bringing his regressive tax philosophy to the Virginia governor's race. Early in his campaign for Virginia governor, Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin proposed a radical idea: eliminating the state's income tax. "We are absolutely focused on not just getting our...
    Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has reverted to a debunked claim he used in his 2013 gubernatorial campaign to attack his current opponent, Glenn Youngkin, over Youngkin’s tax plan. McAuliffe asserted in the most recent Virginia gubernatorial debate, as well as in a campaign ad he released on Friday, that Youngkin’s tax plan would...
    Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe warned on Tuesday that “abortion will be gone” in Old Dominion if Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin becomes governor. “Abortion will be gone here in Virginia. For fifty years the Supreme Court has protected Roe v. Wade,” said McAuliffe. “With the Trump court, now what you’ve seen happen in Texas was...
    The Virginia gubernatorial race could lead to former President Donald Trump's return if the Democratic contender loses — that's according to Terry McAuliffe himself. Polling favors McAuliffe 49% to 45% for Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin , a recent poll among 802 likely voters found . During a recent MSNBC interview, host Joe Scarborough noted...
    Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe doubled down on his claims that critical race theory does not exist, calling Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin’s opposition to critical race a "racist dog whistle." McAuliffe doubled down on his claim during a Tuesday interview on MSNBC’S Morning Joe, attacking Youngkin’s opposition to the controversial ideology that is fueling raucous...
    In an effort to court skeptical right-wing voters, investment firm exec turned Republican candidate for governor of Virginia Glenn Youngkin has made banning critical race theory from public schools a cornerstone of his campaign. But there are a couple of problems with Youngkin’s pledge. First, Virginia schools say CRT doesn’t appear in educational or training...
                        The gubernatorial campaign for Republican Glenn Youngkin responded to former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, running for his second nonconsecutive term in that office, who once again denied that Critical Race Theory (CRT) is being taught in schools in Virginia. “Virginians know that Terry McAuliffe...
                        Gubernatorial candidates Glenn Youngkin and Terry McAuliffe have launched competing ads. A McAuliffe ad links Youngkin’s calls for election integrity to Trump’s claims about the 2020 election, while the Youngkin ad fact-checks McAuliffe’s recitation of recent COVID-19 case numbers. “On at least three...
    Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is scheduled to campaign this weekend with former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe in his race for a second term, his campaign announced. Abrams, who became a voting rights activist after her failed 2018 bid for Georgia governor, will join McAuliffe on Sunday, when the pair will make...
    Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe on Sunday repeated his talking point about critical race theory being a "dog whistle" and said it is a "made-up" plan by his Republican opponent to "divide people." McAuliffe made the comments during an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" in response to a question about how he...
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Glenn Youngkin has not talked much about President Donald Trump’s lies about voter fraud, the insurrection on Jan. 6 or his party’s eroded trust in elections. But when he has, it has not gone smoothly. The GOP nominee for governor of Virginia argued this week that the state’s voting machines...
    The Virginia branch of the conservative group Americans for Prosperity endorsed Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin in the state's gubernatorial election on Thursday, launching a six-figure digital campaign.  The Hill was the first outlet to report on the endorsement from the group, which is backed by GOP mega-donor Charles Koch.  "As a businessman and entrepreneur, Youngkin...
    Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin ripped into his Democrat opponent Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday, claiming that the former governor wants to put government, bureaucrats, and politicians between parents and their children’s education.  Speaking with "America’s Newsroom," the Republican businessman said that despite protests and outcry from parents regarding school closures, sexually explicit content being taught...
    Republican Virginia gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin called for an audit of the state's voting machines on Monday, saying the process should be carried as a means of transparency.  "I think we need to make sure that people trust these voting machines," Youngkin said during a Zoom forum with the Richmond Crusade for Voters. "And I...
    Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s (D) campaign is targeting fans of Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftBlackburn: 'Taylor Swift would be the first victim' of socialism, Marxism California police officer plays Taylor Swift to prevent protesters' video from being posted to YouTube The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Social media flooded with 'ring of...
    Republican Glenn Youngkin, who is running for governor of Virginia, went on offense during an appearance on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday, contending that his opponent, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), has become “desperate” in the final month of campaigning. Youngkin suggested McAuliffe is flailing based on recent media reports sounding alarm bells about the former governor’s...
    The Hampton Roads Black Caucus (HRBC) endorsed Republican Glenn Youngkin in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, Youngkin revealed during an appearance on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday. Youngkin, who is facing former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) in the November 2 election, said he had just received the endorsement Saturday morning. “I am so honored and humbled, and it...
    Virginia Republican gubernatorial hopeful Glenn Youngkin called out his opponent, former Gov. Terence McAuliffe for both claiming parents should not have control over their children's curriculum – while further underlining the fact the Democrat supports mask and vaccine mandates, but was caught violating President Biden's federal order for face coverings on interstate transit. "What we...
                        Glenn Youngkin’s tightrope walk between suburban moderates and hard-right Republicans seems to be paying off — on Friday the Cook Political Report (CPR) announced a rating shift in the gubernatorial contest from Lean Democratic to Toss Up. That matches with polling from a...
                        A new poll announced Thursday has Virginia’s gubernatorial race in a statistical tie, with early voting beginning Friday. According to an Emerson College poll commissioned by WRIC, Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe has the support of 49 percent of likely voters while GOP candidate...
    It didn’t take long for Virginia gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin to drop the niceties, turn up the heat, and get under each other's skin in their first debate Thursday night. Republican Youngkin started by noting he invited McAuliffe to a joint public service announcement to encourage Virginians to get the COVID-19...
    Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin will not personally attend the state’s March for Life, the Daily Caller News Foundation has learned, but will instead send a representative. Youngkin will attend early voting rallies in Wytheville, Radford, Augusta, and Chesterfield on Friday, the first day of early voting.  “We have seen the damage done...
    Gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety announced on Thursday that it would be spending $1.8 million in the 2021 Virginia elections to back Democratic candidates for governor, Terry McAuliffe, lieutenant governor, Hala Ayala and Attorney General Mark Herring. “Virginian voters gave lawmakers a mandate to take bold action on gun safety, and now Glenn Youngkin and the...
    At first glance, voters in Virginia received political mail this week that looks like it came straight from Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin’s campaign. Youngkin, the former co-CEO of the Carlyle Group investment firm and a first-time candidate, is shown smiling alongside an “endorsement announcement.” “Donald J. Trump: Glenn Youngkin ‘has my complete...
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin is pro-life, The Washington Post confirmed in a Tuesday fact check, but he’s not as pro-life as Democratic opponent Terry McAuliffe claims. Though Youngkin has made it clear that he supports rolling back Democratic abortion expansions, WaPo noted, he does not support Planned Parenthood, he doesn’t think taxpayer dollars...
    Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe said on Monday that Texas-based Salesforce employees would be welcome in Virginia after the software company offered to relocate them amid Texas's near-total ban on abortion.  “My message to companies like Salesforce is clear: come to Virginia - where we remain open and welcoming, and opposed to dangerous abortion bans that put...
    GOP businessman Glenn Youngkin has taken a small lead over former governor and Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Virginia’s gubernatorial election with less than two months to go, a new internal poll released by Youngkin’s campaign on Wednesday shows. According to a recent WPA Intelligence survey, McCauliffe has fallen four points since early August in a three-way...
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