Politics

Read Sen. Amanda Chase’s most provocative comments against LGBTQ people, equal rights, and Toni Morrison

Locked in a tough reelection bid, state Sen. Amanda Chase has spent much of her 2019 campaign defending incendiary, often right-of-right comments...

Virginia sheriffs on the ballot

It might not be the job that gets the most attention on a ballot, but local elected sheriffs can wield a significant...

With another shutdown on the horizon, Virginia Congresspeople look to safeguard state

The clouds of a government shutdown are once again rolling over Washington this fall, an ominous sign for Virginia.

Warner and Kaine introduce the ‘Virginia Beach Strong Act’

Virginia Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation that aims make donations to a fund for the families of victims of...

Larry Barnett and the joy of canvassing

Larry Barnett is a nice guy with a unique taste for life. He’s a musician, father and retired mental health professional. But...

Student absentee ballots flood in at record pace, a good omen for Virginia Democrats

A record number of Virginia college students are expected to participate in the Nov. 5, 2019 elections. Nearly 11,000 students...

Virginia voters have until 11:59 p.m. tonight to register to vote

The deadline to register to vote in Virginia is tonight (Tuesday) at 11:59 p.m. for online applications, and 5 p.m. for in-person...

Northam announces he’s restored voting rights to over 22,000 former felons

Governor Ralph Northam announced in a statement last week that he restored the civil rights to 22,005 Virginians who had been convicted of felonies....

In tough re-election fight, Va. House Speaker releases misleading attack ad

As the race for Virginia's 66th District house seat continues to heat up, Republican House Speaker Kirk Cox has released an attack ad that...

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...

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