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Ralph Northam, Justin Fairfax, Mark Herring scandals undermine Virginia Democrats’ fundraising

RICHMOND, Va. — A series of scandals surrounding Virginia’s top Democrats has made it difficult for them to raise money in a key election year. Gov. Ralph Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring all posted anemic [...]

Vanessa Tyson to report Justin Fairfax accusation to Boston DA

RICHMOND — Vanessa Tyson will meet with the district attorney’s office in Boston to report her allegation against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, her lawyer said Wednesday. The lawyer, Debra S. Katz, also accused Mr. Fairfax of trying [...]

Patrick Hope to launch impeachment of Justin Fairfax

RICHMOND — A Democratic state lawmaker plans to introduce articles of impeachment Monday against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, who is accused of sexually assaulting two women during his 20s, stoking the political bonfire consuming Virginia’s [...]

Fairfax calls on FBI to investigate sexual assault accusations

“The one thing I want to make abundantly clear is that in both situations I knew at the time, and I know today, that the interactions were consensual,” Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax said. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images politics By [...]

Top Virginia Democrats demand Lt. Gov. Fairfax resign or face impeachment

Most of Virginia’s congressional delegation on Friday called on Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign his post, and a state delegate announced he will begin the impeachment process. Delegate Patrick Hope, a Democrat who represents Arlington, [...]

Second sexual assault claim triggers call for Fairfax impeachment

The allegation is the second claim of sexual assault this week against Democratic Virginia Gov. Justin Fairfax. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Politics Top Democrats are calling on Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign. He has denied [...]

Jackie Speier: ‘I have no reason to doubt’ Justin Fairfax allegation

Rep. Jackie Speier said Thursday she had “no reason to doubt” the allegation of sexual assault brought against Virginia Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax. Speaking on CNN’s “New Day,” the California Democrat stressed the importance [...]

‘Utterly shocked and terrified’: Fairfax accuser details alleged assault

The woman accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her released a statement outlining the alleged assault. Fairfax has denied the allegation. | Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images Virginia Vanessa Tyson called the encounter [...]

Democrats slow to ‘believe the woman’ in sex assault accusation against Justin Fairfax

Sen. Sherrod Brown said Tuesday that he doesn’t know if people should believe the woman who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape. “I don’t know anything. I don’t know. It sounds like a question from the Washington Times,” [...]

Fairfax County, USA

Hillary Clinton won rich suburbs in record numbers. But her campaign failed to mobilize workers of all races. In the wake of Donald Trump’s stunning and disastrous Electoral College victory, analysts have zeroed in on one demographic [...]