Politics

NextGen America and Emily’s List fighting to flip Virginia blue

NextGen America will spend $1 million to register at least 12,000 millennial voters in Virginia as part of its push to flip...

Gavin Grimm gifted college scholarship

The transgender student who reshaped the national debate on school bathroom policies received a generous scholarship from another notable figure in the...

Watch: Virginia primary highlights

Virginia voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide the Democratic or Republican nominees in 16 state Senate races and 19 House...

How the “mother of states” treats women

Women make up 51% of the population in Virginia, but only 26.4% of the General Assembly. With that disparity in mind, we decided to take a look at how the laws passed (or not passed) by a predominantly-male, Republican-led General Assembly have affected women in Virginia.

Things to do in Virginia: 6/22 – 6/29

Looking for something to do this week or a way to get involved in your community? We've got you covered. From Pride...

President Trump accused of sexual assault by writer E. Jean Carroll

Writer and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll became the latest woman to accuse President Donald Trump of assault, telling New York magazine...

Trump administration could make it harder for Virginians to qualify for Medicaid, SNAP

Tens of thousands of Virginians could lose access to their healthcare and food assistance programs if the Trump administration goes through with...

Will state Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant’s opposition to Medicaid expansion hurt her in 2019?

Virginia’s historic Medicaid expansion caused headaches for the handful of Republicans who voted for it during this year's primaries. But now, with...

Trump administration backtracks, won’t shut down rural jobs program after all

After weeks of backlash from lawmakers, the Trump administration has reversed its earlier decision to shut down nine Job Corps Civilian Conservation...

Two Virginia Beach reps want to keep guns out of city buildings

Two Virginia Beach city council members want to take steps to ban guns in all city buildings, a direct response to the...

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