State Sen. Richard H. Black, a former Marine combat pilot and state delegate who is among the Virginia General Assembly’s most conservative members, was re-elected to a second term in a contentious spotlight race between polar-opposite candidates.
Black defeated Democrat Jill McCabe, a pediatric surgeon and emergency room director at Inova Loudoun Hospital who was making her first political run.
The parents of slain Virginia reporter Alison Parker joined Democratic state senate candidate Jill McCabe on a media call Tuesday to discuss gun violence and measures aimed at reducing tragedies like the one that took the life of their daughter.
The issue of guns and the Second Amendment is one of several clear-cut contrasts in the Virginia Senate 13th District contest between McCabe and incumbent Sen. Dick Black (R).
Both political candidates have a lot of money they can spend before Election Day. Each refers to the other as “extreme” in campaign mailers. And the outcome of their race could help determine which party controls one chamber of the Virginia General Assembly.
Virginia state Sen. Richard H. Black (R-Loudoun) is under fire from Democrats for a tweet in which he compared his opponent’s career unfavorably with his own.
Black’s tweet was a response to his opponent, Jill McCabe (D), labeling him a career politician. The tweet included an image that listed accomplishments by both candidates.
State Sen. Richard H. Black was under fire Friday for what opponents are calling a sexist Twitter attack on his challenger, Dr. Jill McCabe.
Black, a Leesburg Republican, apparently tweeted a campaign graphic Thursday that attempted to contrast his experience with that of the Democratic nominee in the 13th District.
Amid a growing chorus from Virginia Republicans about the tendentious Planned Parenthood videos, local Democratic state senate candidate Jill McCabe said she continues to welcome support from the nonprofit group.
McCabe, a pediatric doctor and vice president of medical staff at Inova Loudoun hospital, has highlighted support from Planned Parenthood and other women's health organizations in this her first run for public office.
A veteran Virginia Republican is falling far behind in fundraising, raising Democratic hopes of taking over the closely divided state Senate.
Pediatrician Jill McCabe raised more than three times what state Sen. Richard H. Black (R-Loudoun) collected in June — $91,000 to $29,000.
Many Loudouners may not be aware, but for Virginia politicos, it's no secret: The state Senate's 13th District, located predominately in Loudoun, is the hottest race of the state's 2015 cycle.
State Sen. Dick Black (R), a former Marine and Pentagon lawyer, is seeking re-election in the 13th against Democratic newcomer Jill McCabe, a doctor and the medical director of Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Pediatric Emergency Department.
Jill McCabe, the Democratic nominee for the state Senate’s 13th District, was tops in campaign fundraising in Loudoun County for the most recent reporting period.
Dr. Jill McCabe certainly has spent less time politicking than caring for the sick, but she seems to be getting help from some rather experienced folks in her bid for the 13th District state Senate seat.