Episode Feb 09

Virginia Lieutenant Governor-elect Justin Fairfax speaks at Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam's election night rally on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S., November 7, 2017. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters/File Photo
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February 9, 2019 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

On this edition for Saturday, Feb. 9,Virginia’s political scandal deepens with demands for the lieutenant governor to step down, Iran marks 40 years since the Islamic Revolution, and excavating for Rome’s subway yields ancient discoveries. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New…

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Virginia Governor Elect Ralph Northam (C) celebrates with Lt. Governor Elect Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring at his election night rally on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, November 7, 2017. Picture taken November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RC1EE26B6DD0
Black Virginia voters feel betrayed, left in no-win scenario

Black voters who factored prominently in the 2017 election and helped Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam win are feeling betrayed over scandals that have engulfed the state this past week: a governor and attorney general who wore blackface and a lieutenant…

President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of "killing the Great State of Virginia." Trump was responding to the scandal that has engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials, including Gov. Ralph Northam, whose yearbook featured a racist photo.

Feb 06

Woman details sex accusation roiling Virginia politics

A California woman went public with her sexual assault accusation against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on Wednesday, saying in a statement that she repressed the memory for years but came forward in part because of the possibility that Fairfax…

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