Politics

After securing basic necessities for migrant children, Herring pivots to undercut Trump’s attack on legal immigrants

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is becoming one of the biggest thorns in President Donald Trump's anti-immigration agenda.

Human Rights Campaign endorsements jolt prospects for equal rights in Virginia

The nation's largest LGBTQ advocacy group is making a "six-figure" investment into the 2019 Virginia General Assembly elections and endorsing a record...

Video: What it means to be undocumented

During her sophomore year at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Flor Selena Cáceres watched as her friends got their learner’s permits, and...

Dogwood Weekly: What happened this week

Happy Monday, Virginia. If you haven’t familiarized yourself with Cambridge, this week’s Dogwood Dog of the Week, what are you...

Judge penalizes white nationalists for refusal to cooperate in Charlottesville case

A federal judge has sanctioned white nationalists for stalling litigation in a case connected to the deadly attacks in Charlottesville two years...

Del. Nick Freitas suffers another setback; likely to mount a write-in campaign

Virginia’s Board of Elections has upheld an elections department ruling that Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) did not qualify for the ballot this...

Trump’s history of racist rhetoric in the spotlight after mass shootings

After a pair of mass shootings left more than 30 people dead, President Trump has come under renewed criticism for his racist,...

Slideshow: “Vigil for Remembrance and Change” outside NRA Headquarters

The Northern Virginia chapters of Brady and March for Our Lives organized the “Vigil for Remembrance and Change” in response to this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Two more mass shootings shake the country; here’s where gun laws stand in Virginia

More than 30 innocent people were killed and 50 more were injured this weekend in two mass shootings that shook the United...

Sen. Amanda Chase wanted to ban out-of-state donations. Then she accepted $28,000 from outside Virginia.

In 2016, state Senator Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) introduced SB 723, a bill that would have prohibited candidates for the Virginia General Assembly...

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