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‘Coups Don’t Always Happen the First Time’: Why the Next Version of Jan. 6 Could Succeed

To better understand the events of Jan. 6 and the threats facing the US, we spoke to Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington.

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Want to Avoid Rising Gas Prices In the Future? Electric Cars Cost Only Cost About $1 a Gallon

Electric cars are cheaper to maintain, too; they only have about 20 moving parts compared to 2,000 for gas-powered engines.

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Republicans Regain Power in Virginia: Youngkin Wins, House Control Unclear

The full outcome of Tuesday's election may take days or weeks to work out, but gridlock seems very likely in the commonwealth.

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‘If We Do Have Glenn Youngkin as the Governor of Virginia, Then We’ll Be Just Like Texas’

Republican-Led States Are Rushing to Ban Abortion. Could Virginia Be Next?

Virginia republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin, participates in a  debate with democratic gubernatorial candidate former Governor Terry McAuliffe at Northern Virginia Community College, in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Read This If You Think Crime Is a Huge Problem in Virginia

2020 saw an increase in murders in Virginia and 45 other states across the country. Politicians like Glenn Youngkin have one explanation for that increase, but we actually did the research. Here's the truth.

Glenn Youngkin's Culture Wars
Two-Thirds of Virginia Parents Support Mask Safeguards in Schools. Glenn Youngkin Doesn’t.

In order to motivate the conservative base, Republican Glenn Youngkin has increasingly embraced manufactured controversies and taken positions that risk inflaming tensions rather than addressing the many crises facing Virginians and their children. 

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Here’s Why Glenn Youngkin’s Embrace of the School Choice Movement Has Some Worried

Republican candidate for governor Glenn Youngkin has embraced charter schools and “school choice.” Here’s why that has some concerned.