Northam lays out new trade initiative as Virginia loses business

Governor plans dozens of initiatives to improve trade as state lags the rest of the country country in exports. Gov. Ralph Northam announced a plan to help state...

Virginia Republicans still have time to make judicial picks

They lost the General Assembly but could stack courts with their preferred judges before January. Virginian Republicans may have lost the state legislature last week, but they still...

Virginia’s Black Caucus adds four new members after historic election

The group hopes their expanded ranks can lead to action on criminal justice reform, increased funding for schools African Americans have been historically underrepresented in Virginia’s legislature, but...

Who is Ghazala Hashmi, Virginia’s first Muslim state Senator?

When her term begins in January, Ghazala Hashmi will become Virginia’s first Muslim state Senator. Unseating Republican incumbent Glen Sturtevant, Hashmi will represent the state’s 10th district in the Virginia Senate.

Cartoon: Virginia GOP after last week’s election

Last week, Democrats won control of both chambers of Virginia's General Assembly in 2020. This week, Republicans might be reconsidering their past dislike for debate and compromise,...

Dems elect first woman speaker, first black woman majority leader

After taking the majority in the Virginia state legislature for the first time in over twenty years, Democrats make history with their leadership. “Two words have never been...

Dislike for Trump may be driving Dem wins in Virginia and beyond, experts say

Historic victories have political scientists and analysts looking at the White House to explain how Democrats won across the board. In Virginia, Democrats flipped the state House and...

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...

Virginia statehouse flips from Republicans to Democrats in historic election

Virginia Democrats have control of the state legislature and governorship for the first time in decades. What happens next? For the first time in over two decades, Democrats...

Virginia polling station runs out of ballots by 8 a.m.

Today's election could give Democrats control of the state legislature A Richmond precinct ran out of ballots by 8 a.m. this morning, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports, signaling already-high...