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Even before Donald Trump got in hot water for his remarks about a Mexican American judge and implicating President Obama in the Orlando attack, House Republicans were planning to unveil their own agenda this summer.

The Associated Press

As Republicans prepare to gather in Cleveland for their convention, a federal lawsuit in Virginia is giving new life to the Never Trump movement. But the win in court may be more of a symbolic victory.

A Richmond judge has ruled a group of Virginia state senators in contempt of court -- for failing to turn over documents that could be helpful in an ongoing lawsuit.

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With a changing of the guard afoot at the U-S Capitol, Speaker John Boehner’s sudden resignation is revealing deep disagreements within the Republican Party...and it's on display in the Virginia congressional delegation.

Virginia seems to have just missed out on having one of the most powerful people in the nation hail from the state. Eric Cantor was the House Majority Leader and was largely seen as Speaker Boehner’s successor until he got ousted in a primary by Dave Brat. Republican Congressman Scott Rigell says the state is feeling Cantor’s loss now. 

HuffingtonPost.com

Virginia voters’ partisan preferences will remain unknown -- if they so choose -- after a bill that would have required registration by political party narrowly dies after Senate debate.  The bill was sponsored by a Republican - and effectively killed by another Republican. 

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