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Tuesday News: “The GOP has two fevers that need to break;” “Is zombie affliction spreading among Virginia Republicans?”


by Lowell

Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, April 12.

  • Video: Paul Ryan says he wants to put to rest “once and for all” that he might be the 2016 GOP presidential nominee. Seems convincing. On the other hand, he’s not nicknamed “lyin’ Ryan” for no reason.


  • Laura Lee

    NC Governor issures exective order

    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) on Tuesday issued an executive order
    clarifying portions of a sweeping anti-gay law and seeking changes to
    the provision that impacts employment discrimination.

    Maintains common sense gender-specific restroom and locker room facilities in government buildings and schools

    Affirms the private sector’s right to establish its own restroom and locker room policies

    Affirms the private sector and local governments’ right to establish
    non-discrimination employment policies for its own employees

    Expands the state’s employment policy for state employees to cover sexual orientation and gender identity

    Seeks legislation to reinstate the right to sue in state court for discrimination

    • Verrry interesting. He’s definitely feeling the heat!