The chairman of the State Republican Party has compared Virginia’s top Democrat to a child. Pat Mullins of Louisa County has blasted Governor Terry McAuliffe’s recent remarks about his critics in the General Assembly. Mullins (pictured center, speaking to GOP activists in Albemarle County) says the Governor’s behavior reminds him of young children playing in a sandbox. McAuliffe has been furious with GOP leaders of the General Assembly who refuse to expand Virginia’s Medicaid program. Mullins was a Thursday guest on the Schilling Show.
Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.
Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.