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Politics Jun 01LISTEN: Trump tells governors they are ‘weak,’ urges crackdown on protests
Trump spoke to governors on a video teleconference that also included law enforcement and national security officials, telling the state leaders they “have to get much tougher."…
Politics Apr 16WATCH: White House offers governors a road map for pandemic recovery
The new guidelines are aimed at easing restrictions in areas with low transmission of the coronavirus, while holding the line in harder-hit locations.
Politics Feb 28Sanders’ appeal to be tested in moderate Virginia on Super Tuesday
Virginia is not currently a priority for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, but there is concern among Democrats that if Sanders is his opponent, it will threaten down-ballot races.
Nation Feb 06Virginia lawmakers to debate assault weapon ban
Democratic lawmakers in Virginia are set to try to advance legislation to ban assault weapons despite pushback from members of their own party.
Nation Jan 30Virginia House passes gun-control measures
Virginia has become ground zero in the nation's raging debate over gun control and mass shootings as a new Democratic majority has pledged to put strict new limits in place.
Politics Jan 28Falwell and W.Va. governor suggest parts of Virginia secede to West Virginia
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. are urging unhappy Virginia counties to secede and join a neighboring state where Democrats aren't in charge.
Nation Jan 20Thousands rally in Virginia’s capital for gun rights
Gov. Ralph Northam declared a temporary state of emergency days ahead of Monday’s rally, banning all weapons including guns from the event on Capitol Square.
Nation Jan 18Gun-rights activists gear up for show of force in Virginia
Police are scouring the internet for clues about plans for mayhem, workers are putting up chain link holding pens around Virginia’s picturesque Capitol Square, and one lawmaker even plans to hide in a safe house in advance of what’s expected…
Politics Jan 10Virginia lawmakers vote to ban guns at state Capitol
Virginia lawmakers have voted to ban firearms at the state Capitol, the first in what's expected to be many contentious gun votes in coming weeks.
Nation Dec 04Virginia moves to drop work requirement for Medicaid
Virginia is moving toward dropping work requirements for Medicaid enrollees after Democrats won full control of the state legislature for the first time in a generation.