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Governor Northam Signs Executive Order Establishing Commission to Examine Racial Inequity...

Good stuff from Gov. Northam's office: Governor Northam Signs Executive Order Establishing Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law ~ Governor Northam announces commission during...

Video: Far-Right VA State Senator Sponsors Bible Study Bill, Says He...

 Thomas Jefferson must have been violently tossing around in his grave as he listened to yesterday's debate in the Virginia State Senate on far-right...

Video: You Don’t Get Any More Ridiculous, Idiotic than the Virginia...

I've watched a lot of Virginia General Assembly debates over the years, and while many have been interesting, eloquent, informative, etc., yesterday's State Senate...

A Quick Review of Virginia State Senate Dem Nominee Lionell Spruill’s...

Last night, Virginia Del. Lionell Spruill won a Democratic "firehouse caucus" over Del. Joe Lindsey for the vacant seat of former Sen. Kenny Alexander,...

Del. Lionell Spruill (D): “I’m not going to hell behind no...

Interesting comments recently by Del. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) - also a Democratic National Committee member and Democratic "superdelegate" - saying that he will not support 4th Congressional District Democratic nominee Dr. Wynne LeGrow (running against Rep. Randy Forbes) because he's an atheist.  The radio show is the "Hampton Roads Crier," and note that this transcript may be a bit rough, in part because I find it difficult to understand Del. Spruill at times. Also, there are a lot of asides and repetitions, therefore numerous ellipses. If you want, you can download the file and listen for yourself - enjoy!
Spruill: ...Last couple of minutes is the 4th CD race, Randy Forbes is running...and I got a call from a constituent about, will I come out and support [Wynne] LeGrow...I say to you sir, that in the House of Delegates I got in trouble, I said "I love Jesus," and this man is an atheist. Now, I'm not going to hell behind politics, I'll tell you right now. I love Jesus, Randy Forbes loves Jesus, and I asked the man himself; he is an atheist and I will not take him to any Christian church...