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FILE - White House chief of staff Mark Meadows speaks with reporters outside the White House, Oct. 26, 2020, in Washington. Meadows, who as chief of staff to President Donald Trump promoted his lies of mass voter fraud, is facing increasing scrutiny about his own voter registration status. Public records show he is registered to vote in two states, including North Carolina, where he listed a mobile home he did not own, and may never have visited, as his legal residence weeks before casting a ballot in the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Mark Meadows Registered To Vote in Three States, Including Virginia

Towards the end of March, North Carolina state investigators were looking into Mark Meadows for potential voter fraud; the very thing that the former White House chief of staff said happened back in the 2020 election. Now, it appears he and his wife had been registered to vote in three states, including Virginia.

FILE - Violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump storm the Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. An Ohio man charged with stealing a coat rack from the U.S. Capitol doesn't deny that he joined the mob that stormed the building last year. But a lawyer for Capitol riot defendant Dustin Thompson vows to show that former President Donald Trump abused his power to authorize the attack on Jan. 6. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Former Virginia Police Officer Found Guilty for His Role in the Jan. 6 Insurrection

As a three-day federal trial concluded, one of the two former Rocky Mount police officers who participated in the events of the US Capitol insurrection was found guilty on all six charges brought against him.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin gestures after signing a House bill in the conference room at the Capitol Wednesday March 2, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Gov. Glenn Youngkin Names New Commissioner for Va. Department of Elections

Despite having a partisan background, Susan Beals has been praised by former GOP and Democratic colleagues for her work ethic.

Block by Block: Jackie Glass Wins House Special Election With Promise to Champion Women

Jackie Glass won the January special election with 75% of the vote; one day before Virginia's General Assembly convened.

Rioters scale a wall at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Social Media Posts from Jan. 6 Could Determine What Happens to Two Former Rocky Mount Police Officers

Two former Rocky Mount police officers with connections to the Jan. 6 insurrection will go to trial in April.

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
One Year Later: The Virginia Republicans Who Played a Role in the Big Lie and the Jan. 6 Insurrection

Despite their efforts to undermine the will of Virginians, these lawmakers are still serving in Congress and the General Assembly.

Image of Stephen Farnsworth courtesy of subject. Graphic treatment by Keith Warther.
‘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.