Politics

The group of Democrats banding together to win rural Virginia

As Republicans scramble to win back seats they lost in urban and suburban districts across Richmond, Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads in...

In Virginia, black students more likely to be penalized for the same conduct as their peers

A new report from a legal advocacy group for low-income Virginians found black students made up a disproportionate share of the disorderly...

ERA advocates send 40,000 postcards to voters in five Virginia House districts

VAratifyERA Campaign Coordinator Kati Hornung thought she would be out of a job by now. "We're actually trying...

NRA can’t make up its mind on Sturtevant rating

The NRA appears to be having difficulty deciding whether or not to release their "A-" assessment of Sen. Glen Sturtevant's (R-10) voting...

Why this delegate skipped dozens of votes to hang in Cocoa Beach

In a state where one vote is often all that separates a bill from becoming law or fading away, majority control matters,...

Del. Tim Hugo’s connections to Turbo Tax and H&R Block under scrutiny

In the middle of a tough campaign to hold onto his seat, Virginia Republican Del. Tim Hugo’s (R-40)...

Read Sen. Amanda Chase’s most provocative comments against LGBTQ people, equal rights, and Toni Morrison

Locked in a tough reelection bid, state Sen. Amanda Chase has spent much of her 2019 campaign defending incendiary, often right-of-right comments...

Virginia sheriffs on the ballot

It might not be the job that gets the most attention on a ballot, but local elected sheriffs can wield a significant...

With another shutdown on the horizon, Virginia Congresspeople look to safeguard state

The clouds of a government shutdown are once again rolling over Washington this fall, an ominous sign for Virginia.

Warner and Kaine introduce the ‘Virginia Beach Strong Act’

Virginia Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation that aims make donations to a fund for the families of victims of...

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