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Daily Press
Facebook feedback May 24: Hampton Krispy Kreme, congressional districts, Williamsburg eaterysurrounding Richmond probably have no meaning to the folks in Suffolk or Chesap
Facebook feedback May 24: Hampton Krispy Kreme, congressional districts, Williamsburg eatery
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
surrounding Richmond probably have no meaning to the folks in Suffolk or Chesapeake, and vice versa. •Debbie Williams: Randy Forbes jumping from the 4th to the run for re-elections in the 2nd District only shows what type of elected official he... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. justices rule against Virginia Republicans in black voters caseblack voters from Scott's district were moved to an adjoining district, which i
U.S. justices rule against Virginia Republicans in black voters case
Reuters / Posted yesterday
black voters from Scott's district were moved to an adjoining district, which is currently represented by white Republican Randy Forbes, one of the challengers in the case. This could make the district a possible Democratic pickup in the Nov. 8... Read more
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Daily Press
Congressional hearing moved off aircraft carrierhas been moved to a more familiar setting in Washington, D.C. The announcement
Congressional hearing moved off aircraft carrier
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
has been moved to a more familiar setting in Washington, D.C. The announcement came Friday from the office of Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake. He chairs the House Armed Services sea power panel, and planned to convene the hearing with his... Read more
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The China Post
US House green-lights Taiwan RIMPAC invitetighten monitoring on the progress of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan. An amendment s
US House green-lights Taiwan RIMPAC invite
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
tighten monitoring on the progress of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan. An amendment sponsored by U.S. Republican congressman J. Randy Forbes requires the secretary of defense to report each request received from Taiwan and each letter of offer to sell... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Randy Forbes, Scott Taylor face off in U.S. 2nd District Congressional Republican DebateVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – U.S. Congressman Randy Forbes and Delegate Scott Taylor w
Randy Forbes, Scott Taylor face off in U.S. 2nd District Congressional Republican Debate
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – U.S. Congressman Randy Forbes and Delegate Scott Taylor will face off Friday afternoon in the U.S. 2nd District Congressional Republican Debate at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The debate is presented by the Hampton... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notablesCongressional candidate Scott Taylor, for using an extremely vulgar (and instan
Notes and notables
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Congressional candidate Scott Taylor, for using an extremely vulgar (and instantly recognizable) abbreviation to describe incumbent Randy Forbes. Challengers shouldn't resort to such language, even when the incumbent's ads seem like che... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Gearing Up for Our Town Hall MeetingsCongressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman
Charlottesville Gearing Up for Our Town Hall Meetings
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the visa screening process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA Using Security Screening Checkpoints at Graduation CeremoniesCongressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman
UVA Using Security Screening Checkpoints at Graduation Ceremonies
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the visa screening process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Left Lane Route 250 Bypass to Barracks Road to Close ThursdayCongressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman
Left Lane Route 250 Bypass to Barracks Road to Close Thursday
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the visa screening process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Drivers in Charlottesville Encounter Gravel on McIntire RoadCongressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman
Drivers in Charlottesville Encounter Gravel on McIntire Road
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the visa screening process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Free Union Cidery Raising Funds for Charlottesville ShelterCongressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman
Free Union Cidery Raising Funds for Charlottesville Shelter
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the visa screening process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Area Transit Implementing New Service ScheduleCongressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman
Charlottesville Area Transit Implementing New Service Schedule
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the visa screening process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Virginia Voter Registration This Year Ahead of 2012 PaceCongressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman
Virginia Voter Registration This Year Ahead of 2012 Pace
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the visa screening process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob... Read more
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Daily Press
Too soon to quantify Peninsula impact from major overtime rule shiftRepublican members of Congress on this issue Wednesday were not successful, but
Too soon to quantify Peninsula impact from major overtime rule shift
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Republican members of Congress on this issue Wednesday were not successful, but U.S. Reps. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, and Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, signed on to legislation in March meant to block the rule, which President Barack Obama initially... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Va. Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Billto tighten up the visa security process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman B
Va. Congressmen Supporting Visa Security Bill
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 6 days ago
to tighten up the visa security process. Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and 4th District Congressman Randy Forbes say weaknesses must be addressed in the screening process. Members of the GOP have put forth the Visa Integrity... Read more
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Breitbart
GOP Lawmaker: Obama Admin Withholding ‘Shocking’ Details of Iran’s Treatment of Captured U.S. Sailorsa member of the House Armed Services Committee told the Washington Free Beacon.
GOP Lawmaker: Obama Admin Withholding ‘Shocking’ Details of Iran’s Treatment of Captured U.S. Sailors
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
a member of the House Armed Services Committee told the Washington Free Beacon. The Free Beacon learned from Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) that “the classified details behind Iran’s treatment of several U.S. sailors who were captured by the... Read more
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New York Post
There’s no excuse for classifying Iran’s abuse of US sailorsthe House Armed Services Committee, who has received a “full classified briefin
There’s no excuse for classifying Iran’s abuse of US sailors
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
the House Armed Services Committee, who has received a “full classified briefing from military officials.” We suspect Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.) is absolutely right. Because what’s already public is horrifying enough. Yet the public won’t learn the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
White House Withholding ‘Shocking’ Info on Iran Treatment of US Sailorsthe United States before the State Department released a statement saying the m
White House Withholding ‘Shocking’ Info on Iran Treatment of US Sailors
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
the United States before the State Department released a statement saying the matter was being “handled.” Now Congressman Randy Forbes of Virginia has told the Washington Free Beacon that the Obama Administration is holding back some shocking... Read more
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Newsmax
Rep. Forbes: Americans Will Be Shocked at Captured Sailors' Treatmentcaptured earlier this year comes out, as they'll "find this was done totally ag
Rep. Forbes: Americans Will Be Shocked at Captured Sailors' Treatment
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
captured earlier this year comes out, as they'll "find this was done totally against international and maritime law," Rep. Randy Forbes, who as a member of the House Armed Services Committee has received classified information on the matter, said... Read more
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New York Post
Details of Iran’s capture of US sailors will ‘shock’ nation: congressmanwhen the details actually come out, most Americans are going to be kind of take
Details of Iran’s capture of US sailors will ‘shock’ nation: congressman
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
when the details actually come out, most Americans are going to be kind of taken aback by the entire incident,” Republican Randy Forbes of Virginia told The Washington Free Beacon. Forbes said he received a classified briefing on the matter and... Read more
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Daily Press
Fast-forward investmentfive to 10 times the speed of sound. The technology is expected to be used in C
Fast-forward investment
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
five to 10 times the speed of sound. The technology is expected to be used in Chinese missile systems of the future. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said that if the Chinese can make that technology... Read more
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Daily Press
Tone sharpens in GOP 2nd District contestover the weekend. With four weeks to go until the June 14 primary, the bickeri
Tone sharpens in GOP 2nd District contest
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
over the weekend. With four weeks to go until the June 14 primary, the bickering ramped up with a web ad aired by Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, accusing Del. Scott Taylor, R-Virginia Beach, of being unfit for office. That prompted Taylor to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Congressman: Details of Iran's kidnapping of U.S. sailors will shockCongressman says details of Iran's kidnapping of U.S. sailors will shock the na
Congressman: Details of Iran's kidnapping of U.S. sailors will shock
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Congressman says details of Iran's kidnapping of U.S. sailors will shock the nation Virginia Republican Rep Randy Forbes says the Obama Administration is keeping details of the kidnapping of U.S. sailors by Iran private In an interview with the... Read more
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FOX News
Congressman: Classified details of Iran's treatment of US sailors will shock nationdisclosed to the Washington Free Beacon that these details are currently being
Congressman: Classified details of Iran's treatment of US sailors will shock nation
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
disclosed to the Washington Free Beacon that these details are currently being withheld by the Obama administration. Rep. Randy Forbes (R., Va.) told the Free Beacon in an interview that the Obama administration is still keeping details of the... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Politifact Virginia: Local Congressman Forbes claims China building new submarinesLocal Congressman Randy Forbes says China is "going to have twice the number of
Politifact Virginia: Local Congressman Forbes claims China building new submarines
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
Local Congressman Randy Forbes says China is "going to have twice the number of submarines that we have in just over a decade." It's a serious statement because of the country's recent military build-up, but PolitiFact says Forbes' warning is only... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Forbes organizing hearing on board aircraft carrierRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes is organizing a rare legislative he
Forbes organizing hearing on board aircraft carrier
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes is organizing a rare legislative hearing on board an aircraft carrier shortly before a contested Republican primary. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://goo.gl/Au5A6F ) the May 23 hearing will involve two... Read more
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Daily Press
Short ballots, confusing lines for June 14 primaries on Peninsulain Roberts D, 22 voters are in the 1st District. The rest are in the 2nd Distri
Short ballots, confusing lines for June 14 primaries on Peninsula
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
in Roberts D, 22 voters are in the 1st District. The rest are in the 2nd District. In the 2nd District, U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, who currently represents the 4th District, is in a potentially hot Republican primary against Del. Scott Taylor... Read more
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Breitbart
Iranian Commander Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to U.S.reports that on Wednesday, Iran filed a formal protest with the Swiss Embassy i
Iranian Commander Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to U.S.
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
reports that on Wednesday, Iran filed a formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran over a resolution filed by Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA), which referred to the body of water as the “Arabian Gulf” and objected to Iran’s actions there. Forbes... Read more
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Daily Press
Forbes at NASA Langley to push hypersonics researchushering in the space age. "Very few people really knew what a satellite was,
Forbes at NASA Langley to push hypersonics research
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
ushering in the space age. "Very few people really knew what a satellite was, or anything about a satellite," U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, said in a phone interview Thursday. "Then, all of the sudden, we see Sputnik going across the... Read more
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FOX News
Iran lashes out, threatens to shut Strait of Hormuz over GOP rep's billto the Persian Gulf, where one-third of the world's oil exports passes each day
Iran lashes out, threatens to shut Strait of Hormuz over GOP rep's bill
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
to the Persian Gulf, where one-third of the world's oil exports passes each day, after learning about Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes’ bill. The bill, coming in response to an incident earlier this year in which the Iranian National Guard... Read more
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Roll Call
Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 RaceClark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Facing a redrawn 4th District much friendlier t
Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 Race
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Facing a redrawn 4th District much friendlier to Democrats, Virginia Republican Rep. J. Randy Forbes has decided to run for the 2nd District, currently held by retiring Rep. Scott Rigell. Forbes, chairman of the... Read more
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Roll Call
Internal Poll: Virginia District Switcher Facing Competitive PrimaryVirginia Del. Scott Taylor hasn't taken well to Rep. J. Randy Forbes' decision
Internal Poll: Virginia District Switcher Facing Competitive Primary
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
Virginia Del. Scott Taylor hasn't taken well to Rep. J. Randy Forbes' decision to switch districts. But new polling from the Taylor campaign suggests he may be competitive with the congressman in the Virginia Beach-based 2nd District. Taylor still... Read more
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Air Force Times
Chinese state media blast U.S. Navy for 'menacing' China's sea claimsU.S. military activities in the region.” The cancellation angered some U.S. of
Chinese state media blast U.S. Navy for 'menacing' China's sea claims
Air Force Times / Posted 19 days ago
U.S. military activities in the region.” The cancellation angered some U.S. officials and lawmakers, including Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., who is a member of the House Armed Services Committee. Forbes called for the U.S. to respond by... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Huerta at AUVSI, F22 Coming Back?, Flt School Leaves SMOfor an overall integration strategy. Intel CEO ‘Brian Krzanich’ has been asked
Huerta at AUVSI, F22 Coming Back?, Flt School Leaves SMO
The Aero-News Network / Posted 19 days ago
for an overall integration strategy. Intel CEO ‘Brian Krzanich’ has been asked by Huerta to chair the group. Congressman J. Randy Forbes has written an editorial for the Wall Street Journal saying that Congress should restart production of the F-22... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Huerta at AUVSI, F22 Coming Back?, Flt School Leaves SMOfor an overall integration strategy. Intel CEO ‘Brian Krzanich’ has been asked
Huerta at AUVSI, F22 Coming Back?, Flt School Leaves SMO
The Aero-News Network / Posted 19 days ago
for an overall integration strategy. Intel CEO ‘Brian Krzanich’ has been asked by Huerta to chair the group. Congressman J. Randy Forbes has written an editorial for the Wall Street Journal saying that Congress should restart production of the F-22... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to USa formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American inter
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 19 days ago
a formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American interests, over a resolution filed by Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R-Va., that referred to the body of water as the "Arabian Gulf" and objected to Iran's actions there. A report... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to USa formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American inter
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
a formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American interests, over a resolution filed by Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R-Va., that referred to the body of water as the “Arabian Gulf” and objected to Iran’s actions there. A report... Read more
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The Washington Times
Inside the Ring: Randy Forbes urges Taiwan shift after China refuses Hong Kong port callthe aftermath of China’s refusal to allow the aircraft carrier USS Stennis to m
Inside the Ring: Randy Forbes urges Taiwan shift after China refuses Hong Kong port call
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
the aftermath of China’s refusal to allow the aircraft carrier USS Stennis to make a port call in Hong Kong. Rep. Rep. J. Randy Forbes, the Virginia Republican who chairs the House Armed Services subcommittee on sea power, said his major concern... Read more
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Daily Mail
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US and alliessaying the country will take any necessary action to maintain security, peace a
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US and allies
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
saying the country will take any necessary action to maintain security, peace and stability of the region. US Congressman Randy Forbes was even criticised this week by Iran over a resolution in Congress which referred to the Arabian Gulf, rather... Read more
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Air Force Times
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to U.S.a formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American inter
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to U.S.
Air Force Times / Posted 20 days ago
a formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American interests, over a resolution filed by Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R-Va., that referred to the body of water as the "Arabian Gulf" and objected to Iran's actions there. A report... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to USa formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American inter
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
a formal protest with the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles American interests, over a resolution filed by Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R-Va., that referred to the body of water as the "Arabian Gulf" and objected to Iran's actions there. A report... Read more
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The China Post
MND mum on idea of US aircraft carrier visitCruz suggested on Twitter after the Pentagon's announcement that the strike gro
MND mum on idea of US aircraft carrier visit
The China Post / Posted 20 days ago
Cruz suggested on Twitter after the Pentagon's announcement that the strike group should reroute to Taiwan. Representative Randy Forbes, chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, said the... Read more
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Daily Press
Jill Biden connects with crew of submarine Delaware at Newport News ShipbuildingGeneral's Corps. He served a tour in Iraq in 2008 and received the Bronze Star.
Jill Biden connects with crew of submarine Delaware at Newport News Shipbuilding
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
General's Corps. He served a tour in Iraq in 2008 and received the Bronze Star. Also speaking at the ceremony was Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, who noted the importance of Virginia-class subs to the Navy fleet. Forbes chairs the sea power... Read more
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The Huffington Post
GOP Votes To Block Obama's Action On LGBT Job Discriminationvote at all (we can't tell who that one was yet): Reps. Mac Thornberry (Texas),
GOP Votes To Block Obama's Action On LGBT Job Discrimination
The Huffington Post / Posted 25 days ago
vote at all (we can't tell who that one was yet): Reps. Mac Thornberry (Texas), Walter Jones (N.C.), Vicki Hartzler (Mo.), Randy Forbes (Va.), Jeff Miller (Fla.), Austin Scott (Ga.), Joe Wilson (S.C.), Mo Brooks (Ala.), Richard Nugent (Fla.), Rob... Read more
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Daily Press
April 23 Letters: Hampton School Board, internet taxes, political partiesis why requiring out-of-state online sellers to collect sales tax is such an im
April 23 Letters: Hampton School Board, internet taxes, political parties
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
is why requiring out-of-state online sellers to collect sales tax is such an important issue, and why I urge Congressman Randy Forbes and the rest of the Virginia delegation to support the Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA). A free... Read more
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Daily Press
Wakefield Ruritan Club aims to make Shad Planking great againand marketing for Ella Ward, who's looking to win the 4th Congressional Distric
Wakefield Ruritan Club aims to make Shad Planking great again
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
and marketing for Ella Ward, who's looking to win the 4th Congressional District seat currently occupied by U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake. But, Montague added, it's not a Republican event in name only. That's why Ward, the only... Read more
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Air Force Times
Facing Election Fight, Forbes Pushes F-22 RevivalWASHINGTON — Facing a competitive election battle in a new district, US Rep. Ra
Facing Election Fight, Forbes Pushes F-22 Revival
Air Force Times / Posted 1 months ago
WASHINGTON — Facing a competitive election battle in a new district, US Rep. Randy Forbes is leading a popular, if improbable, charge to restart production of Lockheed Martin’s F-22 stealth fighter jet. The longtime Virginia Republican recently... Read more
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