Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Ma.) speaks at a campaign rally in Fairfax, Virginia on May 16, 2019.

Warren targets Trump administration corruption in first Virginia stop

FAIRFAX, VA – Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized Trump officials' ties to lobbyists and government contractors during her first campaign stop in Virginia. And yes, per her campaign mantra, she's "got a plan...

Trump administration gives $62 million meant for U.S. farmers to corrupt Brazilian company

While President Trump’s ten-month-long trade war with China has devastated Virginia's farmers, he tried to cushion the blow last year by giving American farmers $12 billion via a taxpayer-funded bailout program.

As drug costs soar, 177 healthcare CEOs earn $2.6 billion

While every day Virginians continue to pay more for their prescription drugs, the chief executives of 177 healthcare companies collectively earned more than $2.6 billion in 2018, according to a new analysis...

Virginians pay their fair share in taxes; does President Trump?

In 2016, 82% of Tazewell County in Southwestern Virginia voted for Donald Trump. That same year, the average Tazewell resident earned $47,270 in adjusted gross income and paid an estimated $5,033 in...

Republican Del. Bob Thomas wants to completely ban abortion

Despite Republicans' insistence that they won’t be eliminating abortion rights in Virginia, Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford), admitted that his party’s real goal is to hold onto their majority in the General Assembly,...
Teachers protesting for more pay in Virginia (eduation)

Virginia teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation. Don’t be surprised if...

CHESTERFIELD, VA — At Falling Creek Middle School, students spend 15-minutes a day reading a book of their choice under a program called Sustained Silent Reading. In theory, it is "a great...

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy launches her own PAC to help elect Democrats

Ahead of this year’s crucial elections in the House of Delegates and State Senate, Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Prince William) has formed a political action committee to help elect Democrats in both...

Virginia among the nation’s best states according to new survey

While we’re biased and would rank the Commonwealth as the best state, we’ll take #7, which is where the U.S. News & World Report ranked Virginia in its annual “Best States” survey.

Federal judge backtracks on “landmark” abortion ruling

In a startling twist of events, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson canceled his own decision to strike down a Virginia law that said only physicians could perform first-trimester abortions.

Norfolk and Newport News get $30 million each for public housing redevelopment

In welcome news for both cities, Norfolk and Newport News will each receive $30 million from the federal government for public housing redevelopment. The U.S. Department of Housing and...