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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Census results may be delayed because of the pandemic. That means states with big statewide elections in 2021 are between a rock and a hard place when it comes to redistricting.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
This year, Republicans had hoped to win back some of the U.S. House seats they lost in 2018 but are finding that Democrats are in a position to make deeper inroads into their turf next month.
Monday, October 05, 2020
Few medical residents learn about the health effects of climate change. Now as wildfires sweep the West and hurricanes flood the Gulf Coast, the first published guidelines offer a way to start.
Thursday, October 01, 2020
The stories of enslaved people are "closer than we think," according to some descendants who are working to tell their ancestors' histories long framed by white enslavers.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Descendants of those enslaved by Virginia's governors at the executive mansion are working to revive the history of their ancestors and refocus the mansion's tours and literature around those stories.
Saturday, July 04, 2020
A whole host of new laws passed by Virginia's Democratic majority shows how much influence the state's GOP has lost after years of dominating that state's policies.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Voter registration has plummeted due to the coronavirus. But organizers are hoping to harness protesters' energy and are using the first mass gatherings of people in months to register new voters.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., officiated a same-sex wedding of two friends last summer. His opponent says Riggleman is "out of step" with Republicans on a number of issues.
Monday, June 08, 2020
Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman could get unseated at a party convention because he officiated the wedding between two former campaign volunteers. That could put another GOP House seat in play.
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is set to announce that the state will remove the controversial Robert E. Lee statue from its base in Richmond.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
To abide by social distancing for Wednesday's session, Virginia's House members gather outside under large white event tents while the Senate meets in a 11,000 sq. ft. space at a local museum.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
About a year after Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax was accused by two women of sexual assault, he is planning a move to run for governor of that state.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
In the state the NRA calls home, the issue of guns has been contentious between Republicans and Democrats for years.
Monday, November 04, 2019
Why do five states hold general elections in odd-numbered years, when there isn't a presidential or congressional race? Some of our political reporters in those states dug in on that question.
Friday, October 18, 2019
Since Reconstruction, Virginia has elected only two African American Republicans to the legislature. This year, two young black men running against Democrats might change that.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Since Reconstruction, Virginia has only elected two African-American Republicans to the legislature. This year, two young black men are running against Democrats to try to change that.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Fairfax alleges the network defamed him by airing interviews with two women who had accused him of sexual assault. CBS said it stands by its reporting and will "vigorously defend" against the lawsuit.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Many Democrats in Virginia boycotted President Trump's speech in Jamestown, Va., at an event marking the 400th anniversary of North America's first legislature.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
After a mass shooting in Virginia last week, Republicans say they don't plan to work with Gov. Ralph Northam on gun control. Political resistance also followed the shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The investigation into who appears in the racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page was inconclusive, but school officials did know of the photo years earlier and did not go public.