Virginia's gubernatorial race has captured national attention because of a dead heat in a state President Joe Biden won by 10 points. Its results could provide insight into what's to come in next year's midterms. Jessica Taylor, senate and governors…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press
For election officials, it’s a chance to counter a year’s worth of misinformation about voting security and restore faith in democracy for those who still have doubts about last year’s presidential election.
By Jeff Greenfield
Virginia goes to polls on Tuesday to elect its new governor. The ‘deep blue’ state is seeing a neck-and-neck race between Democratic hopeful Terry McAuliffe and Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin. Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield reports on what this race tells…
By Joshua Barajas
A new emancipation monument was unveiled in Richmond, Virginia, on Wednesday that features two 12-foot bronze statues -- one of a woman holding an infant and one of a man freed from chattel slavery.
By Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled the state can take down a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that became widely seen as a symbol of racial injustice as it towered over Monument Avenue in the state's capital for…
By Associated Press
The city said in a news release Friday afternoon that the equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee as well as a nearby one of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will be removed Saturday.
By Ivette Feliciano, Connie Kargbo
As much of the US faced a reckoning following the death of George Floyd, towns across the country began to look at racial justice in their own backyards. Led by two sisters, the JXN Project is a new initiative working…
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Lawmakers voted Wednesday to approve Gov. Ralph Northam's proposed changes to a bill to allow adults in Virginia to possess and cultivate small amounts starting in July.
By Brian Palmer, Retro Report
The federal ban on evictions, extended by President Biden through March, is a much-needed, yet only temporary pause on a looming crisis impacting hundreds of thousands of American families. Retro Report, a non-profit news organization, reports from Richmond, VA, which…
Virginia's Democratic majority pushed the repeal effort, arguing that the death penalty has been applied disproportionately to people of color, the mentally ill and the indigent.
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