ICYMI: News Virginian: The insidious web of political wordplay

“Because the impression crafted by the Herring campaign… is not the one any reasonable person would take away had they heard the entirety of his comment. Indeed, a look at what Adams actually said paints a very different picture than the one offered up by Herring’s team.”

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ICYMI: Winchester Star: To governor's left?

“Since assuming the mantle of attorney general, Mr. Herring has pretty much earned that 'most extreme' label consistently, simply by being who he is."

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Herring’s Political Maneuver Undercut by McAuliffe in Gun Reciprocity Deal

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund is in Virginia today to announce its endorsement of the Democratic ticket for governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general.

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At First Debate, Adams Highlights Experience in Public Service, Legal Credentials

Draws Clear Contrast from Career Politician Mark Herring
VIRGINIA BEACH – At the Virginia State Bar Attorney General Debate today, John Adams, the Republican nominee for attorney general, highlighted the distinct difference between himself, a first-time candidate who has spent the majority of his career in public service, and his opponent, Mark Herring, a politician who has used the Office of the Attorney General to pursue his political agenda.

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Statement on Republican Primary Results

RICHMOND – John Adams, the Republican nominee for attorney general, issued the following statement regarding the results of today’s Republican primary:

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Former Senator John W. Warner Announces Support for John Adams

John Adams, the Republican nominee for attorney general, today announced that former U.S. Senator John W. Warner has stepped forward and joined the growing ranks supporting his campaign. Warner represented Virginia in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 2009, establishing a record as the second-longest serving U.S Senator in Virginia’s history.  Warner has a long association with the U.S. military, having enlisted as a sailor in the U.S. Navy during World War II, as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, and serving as Under Secretary and Secretary of the U.S. Navy for over five years.

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NEW VIDEO: John Adams on Virginia’s Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

RICHMOND – John Adams, Republican nominee for attorney general, today released a new web video in which he discusses Virginia’s heroin and opioid epidemic.

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Daily News Record: GOP Nominee For Virginia AG Visits City

By: Tony Brown - Daily News Record

HARRISONBURG - Back in the late 1990s, the 2017 GOP nominee for state attorney general was a high-seas cop, driving a U.S. Navy Cyclone-class coastal patrol boat in high-speed chases to interdict drug-running Central American cocaine cowboys.

He clerked for conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; was associate White House counsel to President George W. Bush; and served as a federal prosecutor in Richmond, putting bad guys behind bars.

Now, in private practice, the attorney represents the other side, defending corporations from federal agencies with what he characterized as prosecutorial powers.

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Mark Herring's Opposition of Right to Work Law

RICHMOND – John Adams, Republican nominee for attorney general, issued the following statement today regarding recent attacks on Virginia’s right to work law:

“Just last week, in a race to the left, Tom Perriello called for an end to Virginia’s right to work law and Ralph Northam essentially said he would do the same once he had a Democratic legislature. And maybe nobody believes that Virginia Democrats would abandon a law that for 70 years has guided Virginia’s employees and economy allowing for the freedom to work in Virginia without having to join a union. But Mark Herring is already using his office to actively oppose right to work even if he can’t stop it in Virginia. Herring was one of only two attorneys general from right to work states at the time to sign onto a brief to the Supreme Court calling for collective bargaining rights for employees in California. That’s our activist attorney general attempting to oppose a law that has received overwhelming support in Virginia.”
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