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John Cole

John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Virginia government and politics appear on the Virginia Mercury on Fridays. He is currently the staff cartoonist for the editorial pages of The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Prior to this, he enjoyed a nearly 20-year run with The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC, where he developed an affection for the state, its people and its politics. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.

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A juggling act

By: - August 1, 2022

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A lost cause

By: - July 27, 2022

From the Washington Post: “Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) has appointed a historian to the state Board of Historic Resources who has defended the state’s Confederate monuments and condemned their destruction as a “dangerous” rewriting of history. Ann Hunter McLean of Richmond, the former head of a Christian school, told an online publication that she believes […]

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Speaking of inside jobs…

By: - July 18, 2022

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No such thing as bad publicity?

By: - July 11, 2022

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‘No comment’

By: - July 2, 2022

From the Cardinal News: “As the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection continued its series of public hearings with the bombshell testimony of another witness Tuesday, many of the Republican lawmakers from Virginia who previously supported former President Donald Trump’s push to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election either try to avoid […]

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Snack attack

By: - June 25, 2022

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Uphill battle

By: - June 11, 2022

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A stadium kickoff, or a punt?

By: - June 3, 2022

  More information: Commanders president says team doesn’t want bidding war over new stadium   Commanders president says team doesn’t want bidding war over new stadium  

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Storm warning

By: - May 30, 2022

More information: NOAA forecasts busy Atlantic hurricane season, with at least 3 major storms

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The tip of the turbine

By: - May 20, 2022

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Justice delayed

By: - May 13, 2022

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