Sunday, April 26, 2015
Terry McAuliffe
Healthcare not warfare

If Supreme Court Rules Against Obamacare, States Have Few Options

Even some red state governments are starting to panic over King v. Burwell.

March 2, 2015
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While National Gun Lobby Gloats, States Seek Sanity On Firearms

Despite a dysfunctional Congress, gun control advocates see growing momentum for “sensible” laws at the state level.

December 27, 2014
Gay Marriage

Virginia Attorney General Challenges Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Virginia attorney general Mark Herring announced on Thursday that he would side with plaintiffs challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, rather than defend it on behalf of the state. Herring, a Democrat elected on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s ticket, said his views on marriage equality have changed over the years. “I had voted against marriage […]

January 23, 2014

5 Reasons To Be Optimistic About Obamacare

In early November, in the midst of the worst of the disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov, Terry McAuliffe beat Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli, who defined himself as one of the nation’s foremost opponents of the president’s health care reform, to become the state’s next governor. “We tested Cuccinelli’s brag that he was the first attorney […]

January 14, 2014
McAuliffe victory

Elections Matter: Terry McAuliffe Launches Governorship With New LGBT Protections

Immediately after his inauguration as the 72nd governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe made protecting LGBT workers from discrimination the first official action of his new administration. On Saturday afternoon, Governor McAuliffe signed Executive Order Number 1, which “specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political […]

January 13, 2014