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Politics Aug 08Officials declare states of emergency ahead of anniversary of violent Charlottesville rally
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville on Wednesday proactively declared a state of emergency ahead of the one-year anniversary of a violent white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens of others injured.
Politics Jun 12Devoted Trump supporter Stewart wins Virginia GOP Senate nom
A conservative provocateur and supporter of President Donald Trump won Virginia's Republican primary Tuesday in the U.S. Senate race, and he has promised to run a "vicious" campaign against incumbent Tim Kaine.
Politics Jan 05Fight for the Virginia House continues with a court hearing
The long-running fight for control of the Virginia House of Delegates isn't over.
Politics Jan 04WATCH: Republican wins hotly contested Virginia race after name is drawn from bowl
A Republican has won a Virginia state House of Delegates race so close that its outcome was determined by pulling the candidate’s name out of a bowl.
Politics Nov 28Why control of the Virginia House is still being settled weeks later
A Democratic tidal wave on Election Day in Virginia three weeks ago has left chaos in its wake, with control of the House of Delegates still undecided and no end to the dispute in sight.
Politics Nov 11Trump opposition inspires Dem focus on statehouse wins
Progressives are leveraging anti-Trump feeling to limit corporate influence in statehouses across the country.
Politics Oct 29Virginia’s governor’s race draws big names from both parties
Big names in both political parties are flocking to Virginia as the state's closely watched race for governor enters its final days.
Politics Oct 04VIEWERS’ GUIDE: Low-key VP candidates get debate spotlight
RICHMOND, Va. — Donald Trump can swallow an entire news cycle with a single tweet. Hillary Clinton's been on a first-name basis with the country for three decades. Mike Pence and Tim Kaine? Not so much.
Politics Aug 01Rep. Eric Cantor to step down Aug. 18
RICHMOND, Va. -- After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
Politics Jun 13Dave Brat avoids the press for days after defeating Majority Leader Cantor
For the three days since Dave Brat took down House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary Tuesday, he's been holed up in his suburban home, avoiding the reporters and TV trucks waiting out front. While the world wants…