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No ‘Corey who?’ in Rappahannock

Rappahannock County voters, on the other hand, weren’t shy about showing their support for the controversial candidate from nearby Prince William County. Take residents of Chester Gap, where 232 voters — in this case 71 percent — supported Stewart. Just 87 of Chester Gap poll goers — 26 percent — preferred Kaine. […]

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Corey to Rappahannock County

With just over two weeks remaining until Election Day, Nov. 6, Corey Stewart, the Republican senatorial nominee aiming to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, is coming to Rappahannock County this evening (Thursday, Oct. 18) for a fundraiser at Gadino Cellars, 92 School House Road in Washington. […]

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Video: 5th Congressional District Candidate Forum, Sept. 5, 2018

Unedited video from the Virginia 5th Congressional District Candidates Forum held Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre, featuring Democratic candidate Leslie Cockburn and Republican candidate Denver Riggleman — hosted by Rappahannock News and Businesses of Rappahannock. […]

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Confirmed Bigfoot sighting (for adults only)

While the tome’s subject matter was non-erotic, the suggested cover art created by one of his friends, along with an accompanying risque description by Riggleman, were posted by the Republican on his personal Instagram site (yes kids, what you share on social media can and will come back to haunt you) focusing on Sasquatch’s genitalia. […]

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Riggleman marches through Amissville, challenges Cockburn to debate on home turf

The spokesman shared with the News an August 2017 Facebook posting by Smith, who was also reportedly an intern for Garrett’s 2016 congressional campaign, in which the young man stated: “I ended my association with Jason Kessler after the first torchlight rally back in May [in Charlottesville] . . . […]

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Cockburn barn raising

A fundraiser benefiting Leslie Cockburn, Democratic nominee for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, was hosted by Cliff and Lucile Miller Saturday evening in the historic barn of their Mount Vernon Farm in Sperryville. “We’re going to win!” declared the Rappahannock County resident. […]

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‘Rapp Resist’ joins political Indivisible movement

Rapp Resist says it is “shocked that the Republican opposition” is led by Republican Senate candidate Corey Stewart, who the group alleges “stands with the Neo-Nazi hate mongering of the far-right. His is a long history of bigotry — and an echo of Trump.” […]