Politics

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...

Republicans’ decision to end special session an “insult” to Virginia Beach shooting victims’ families, lawyer says

An attorney representing a man who lost his wife in the Virginia Beach shooting told the Virginian-Pilot on Wednesday that Virginia Republicans’...

Sen. Bryce Reeves invokes openly gay colleague’s sexuality as criticism

State Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) found himself mired in controversy last week after he invoked the sexual orientation of openly gay state...

Republicans abruptly end special session on gun safety after 90 minutes

Virginia's House and Senate Republicans voted to adjourn the General Assembly's special session on gun violence on Tuesday afternoon, less than two...

GOP Sen. Norment shelves his bill after Republican opposition

Facing widespread opposition from his party, Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment (R-James City) pulled his surprise bill banning the public from bringing...

Watch: How SCOTUS decision on gerrymandering affects Virginia

The Supreme Court recently ruled that Virginia Republicans couldn't sue over the states electoral maps. Watch to see how that affects Virginia,...

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...

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