McAuliffe Stays Focused On Virginia

Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has opted not to run for president. After months of speculation, McAuliffe announced on Wednesday night that he would not seek the Democratic...

Democrats post strong fundraising numbers, but Republicans still have an edge

In a welcome surprise for Virginia Democrats, their legislative candidates out-raised their Republican counterparts in the first quarter of 2019, according to fundraising reports made public on Tuesday. While...

Twelve years after Virginia Tech, it’s easier than ever to buy a gun in...

Twelve years ago today, an armed gunman murdered 32 people at Virginia Tech and wounded 17 more before taking his own life. It remains the deadliest school shooting in American history.

Another first for Virginia: Tambourines for Beto

In Virginia we're used to making history, and the campaign trail is no exception. On Tuesday, Beto O'Rourke became the first candidate to visit Virginia in the 2020 presidential contest.

Beto in Norfolk: Tip the balance of power in Virginia

Beto O’Rourke officially started the 2020 presidential campaign trail in Virginia today, but his focus was on the importance of this year’s state elections. O’Rourke opened his first event talking...

Dominion paid less in federal income tax than you did

Yes, you read that correctly. Dominion Energy, which reported over $3 billion in U.S. income, had an effective tax rate of -1%, meaning they actually made money while you were busy paying...

Sen. Tim Kaine introduces bill to help LGBTQ youth

Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation this week that aims to improve support for LGBTQ youth who are at risk of or have already suffered child abuse.

Things young people love: Voting (yes, seriously)

In recent years, Americans have enjoyed mocking Millennials and Generation Z for their love of avocado toast, smartphone addictions and killing chain restaurants. But based on new data, there is something else...

“TRAP Laws” put abortion rights at risk in Virginia

Nearly one-in-four women in the United States have an abortion by age 45, but if you’re in Virginia, getting the procedure might be harder than you think. Since...

What happened this year in the General Assembly

Virginia’s General Assembly is gone for the year. Despite being engulfed by scandal, some things of note actually happened during this session. Below we've gathered the highlights of what got done, what...