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Conservatives learn the wrong lesson from GOP defeat in Virginia

If the reaction from prominent right-wing media figures is any indication, conservatives are having a very hard time coping with the resounding loss of Republican candidate Ed Gillespie in the Virginia gubernatorial election on Tuesday. We [...]

Virginia lawmakers adjourn scandal-marked 2019 session

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia lawmakers have wrapped up this year’s scandal-marked legislative session. Lawmakers finished the session Sunday after passing a state budget that includes pay raises for teachers and state employees and [...]

Ex-West Virginia Supreme Court justice set for sentencing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who had a $ 32,000 blue suede couch in his office and was at the center of an impeachment scandal is due in federal court for sentencing for using his job for his [...]

Northam vows to finish term, focus on racial inequality in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam cast himself as uniquely qualified to lead the commonwealth out of its deep state of division. | Steve Helber – Pool/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam [...]

Virginia, a Dignified Disaster

John F. Harris is editor-in-chief of POLITICO and author of “The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House.” */ ]]> At several moments this week, the unfolding fiasco in Virginia succeeded in being simultaneously the top [...]

‘This is an earthquake’: Virginia GOP celebrates Dems’ implosion

Gov. Ralph Northam came under fire a week ago when his 1984 medical school yearbook page surfaced showing men wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe and blackface. | Alex Edelman/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> RICHMOND, [...]

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, [...]

Virginia Democrats add anti-Semitism accusation to party’s troubles

Ibraheem Samirah, Democrats’ candidate in a special election for a state House seat later this month, apologized Friday for anti-Israel comments from earlier this decade, saying that while he made them, the fact that they are rising now is [...]

In Virginia, three of its most powerful politicians are entangled in controversy

Third in line Mark Herring Virginia Attorney General | Assumed office Jan. 11, 2014 | Democratic Party Herring admitted to wearing blackface at a college costume party. Herring, who called for Northam’s resignation after Northam’s [...]

WTF, Virginia?

Longtime Virginia politics blogger Lowell Feld, editor of Blue Virginia, joins us to talk about all the crazy politics coming out of the state of Virginia this week. Our discussion includes the likely imminent resignation of Democratic Governor [...]