Congressman Rigell Hosts Town Hall Meeting

In keeping with his promise to stay in touch with his constituents, Congressman Scott Rigell Invites Residents of Virginia’s Second Congressional District to the next Town Hall meeting scheduled for this Saturday, November 23rd. What: Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Rigell When: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM Where: Christopher Newport University […]

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Republican Party History-November

November is a happening month on the Republican Calendar because so many great accomplishments by Republican leaders have happened in this month! Let’s talk about just a few; -In 1863, November 19th – President Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address, calling for “a new birth of freedom.” -In 1879, November 1st – Death of U.S. Senator […]

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Republican History for October

Think Republicans don’t stand up for equal rights or help the minority community? Nothing could be further from the truth. From the early days of our Republic right up until modern times, Republicans have lead the fight for equality and inclusion in our nation. – In 1813, October 12th – Birth of Senator Lyman Trumbull […]

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This Month in Republican Party History

The truth is simply this-it was the Republican Party that was fighting for equality among all people long before it became fashionable to do so. While our opponents were practicing discrimination, segregation and promoting ideas like “Jim Crow,” the Republican Party was at the forefront of of the civil rights movement, standing up and fighting […]

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This Month in Republican History

A lot of significant events happened during the month of July in our party’s history, here are some of the things the Republican Party can be proud of! – In 1805, July 10th – Birth of U.S. Senator Jacob Howard (R-MI), co-author of the 14th Amendment; wrote first state Republican Party platform, condemning Democrats’ Proslavery […]

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Republican Party History-January

Happy New Year from the Republican Party of Virginia Beach! Here is the Republican Party History for the Month of January; In 1863, January 1st – Emancipation Proclamation and the implementation of the Republicans’ Confiscation Act of 1862, takes effect. In 1865, January 31st – 13th Amendment banning slavery passed by U.S. House with unanimous […]

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