The group of Democrats banding together to win rural Virginia

As Republicans scramble to win back seats they lost in urban and suburban districts across Richmond, Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads in 2017, lesser-known Democrats are making a play in rural parts...

This Woman With Stage Four Cancer Had To Give Up Her Pain Medication. Until...

Three hundred dollars was the difference between having health insurance or having to pay out-of-pocket for Sophia Spriull. Sophia was at a chemotherapy treatment for her stage four liver cancer when she...

Supreme Court strikes down Census citizenship question, but allows partisan gerrymandering

The Supreme Court delivered two consequential decisions on Thursday morning, rejecting a challenge to partisan gerrymandering and ruling that a citizenship question cannot be added to the 2020 census.
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Rappahannock County GOP censures lawmaker who officiated gay wedding

The Rappahannock County Republican Party censured Rep. Denver Riggleman for "abandoning party principles," on issues like fiscal spending and immigration. But Riggleman's office pushed back, The Hill reports, saying the censure was issued...

Virginia’s tightest races in recent history

Every vote truly matters in down ballot elections. Virginia’s local elections are frequently won by slim margins, and the effect of the results on policy can be huge.  The...

McEachin aims to bring residential solar to the masses

Congressman Donald McEachin (D-Va.) introduced legislation this week to make residential solar energy more affordable for low-income families. The Low-Income Solar Energy Act would expand a federally funded program that helps low-income households...

Things to do in Virginia: 8/17 – 8/26

Summer is winding down and you're probably debating whether or not you want to brave the hot, humid outdoors. If you don't, more power to you. We're big fans of spending nights...
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Watch: What happened at the General Assembly’s special session on gun safety

The Dogwood's Davis Burroughs reports live from the Virginia capitol, where Republicans adjourned a special session on gun safety after just 90 minutes of debate. Protesters calling for legislators to pass gun...
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Virginia first responders experience severe psychological toll, survey shows

Virginia’s first responders experience suicidal thoughts at a rate of more than double the general population, and nearly one-in-four suffer from work-related depression, according to a new mental health survey conducted by the...

White Supremacists Arrested Before Rally Against Gun Safety Laws in Virginia

The FBI apprehended three men in Maryland who discussed attending the rally in Richmond on Monday.