Politics

Republican Paul Milde under fire for posting “anti-immigrant, anti-human and anti-Semitic” meme

Paul Milde, the Republican candidate for Virginia’s 28th district in the House of Delegates, is coming under fire for a meme he...

State Sen. Amanda Chase calls rape victims “naive and unprepared”

State Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) is once again facing significant criticism, this time for writing on Facebook that people who are “naive...

What you need to know about the General Assembly’s special session on gun laws

Virginia lawmakers will return to Richmond on Tuesday for a special gun law-focused session of the General Assembly.  Gov....

Democrats respond to Republican lawmaker’s attacks at NRA town hall

When Del. Margaret B. Ransone (R-99) told an audience of gun rights supporters, "they want our state," she had no idea that...

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...

Hundreds of laws went into effect yesterday. Here’s how they’ll affect you.

Hundreds of new state laws take effect today, affecting Virginians from all walks of life.  If you’re unsure what...

Women’s summit attendees focused on flipping Virginia blue

More than 1,000 activists, state and local candidates, and advocates attended the third annual Women’s Summit for Political Engagement in Tysons over...

Neo-Nazi sentenced to life in prison for Charlottesville car attack

Nearly two years after he drove his car into a crowd of counterprotestors during a white nationalist rally, killing one and injuring...

Some black Virginians say addressing gun violence requires more than new gun laws

Gov. Ralph Northam and fellow Virginia Democrats have criss-crossed the state, holding roundtable discussions on gun violence, and while they’ve faced expected...

Supreme Court strikes down Census citizenship question, but allows partisan gerrymandering

The Supreme Court delivered two consequential decisions on Thursday morning, rejecting a challenge to partisan gerrymandering and ruling that a citizenship question...

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