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06 May 2013

Legislative Issues Fueled Partisan Ill Will

An ominous “MLK Day plot.” A proposed overhaul of the Electoral College system. Voter ID legislation. Those are issues that fueled partisanship at the Virginia Capitol this year and turned the bad blood between Republicans and Democrats into one of the most talked-about topics of the General Assembly’s session.

06 May 2013

Transportation Creates Rift Among Lawmakers

No General Assembly session is without its ups and downs, quarrels and disputes. However, the 2013 session may have taken the trophy for the most sparring between Democrats and Republicans – especially when it came to transportation.

06 May 2013

Storify: Critics See an ‘MLK Day Plot’

When Senate Republicans rammed through a redistricting bill on Martin Luther King Day, critics started grumbling about an “MLK Day plot.”

06 May 2013

Storify: Power Struggle at State Capitol

The power struggle between Republicans and Democrats is one of the most talked about topics in national and statewide politics.