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What do Virginians want from special session on gun control?

A recent survey of Virginia voters finds widespread support for bread-and-butter gun safety laws that have divided the state legislature along party lines for years. In the aftermath of...

Virginia Crime Commission aims to pick up General Assembly’s slack on gun violence

The Virginia Crime Commission commenced a two-day series of hearings today aimed at addressing the epidemic of gun violence in a state where someone is shot every 9 hours. The criminal justice...

Virginia freshman Congresswomen, all centrist Democrats, set to play leading role in impeachment inquiry

Virginia Democratic Congresswomen Abigail Spanberger, Elaine Luria and Jennifer Wexton are likely to play leading roles in the U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. In...

Democrats won in Virginia; here’s what comes next

The new majority has to set their agenda, pick their leaders and face down potential intra-party fights. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that if Virginians voted Republican in...

You Beto Watch Out, GOP

The first announced presidential candidate to come to the Commonwealth brought a clear message for Virginians: Republican’s power is waning in the once ruby-red state. On the first of...

Voter registration deadline for June 11 primaries is Monday, May 20

It may feel like you just voted in the 2018 elections, but that was six whole months ago and Virginia has elections in just three weeks. On June 11,...

Things to do in Virginia: 6/15 – 6/22

Virginia may have had primaries on Tuesday, but that doesn't mean there's nothing going on between now and November. As you'll see in our weekly events calendar, there's no shortage of things...

Virginia Democrats post strong fundraising numbers in quest to flip General Assembly blue

Virginia Democrats outraised their Republican counterparts in the second quarter, according to recent campaign finance disclosures posted by the Virginia Public Access Project. The differences were most stark at...

Virginia police departments fail to report 25 police shootings

Virginia police departments failed to report nearly 30% of all instances of police officer-involved shootings of civilians since the state first started collecting data in 2016, according to analysis by The News...

Candidates on the issues — environment

With the General Assembly elections this November, we’re looking at how candidates in competitive races stand on the issues that matter. Now up: environmental issues. Virginia is no stranger to the...