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As Protests Rage, Lincoln Project Lets Loose on Trump and Those Who Support Confederate Flag

The conservative group behind the viral Mourning in America ad released its latest ad on Sunday targeting President Donald Trump.

A monument to Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Richmond, Va., is covered with graffiti on Sunday, May 31, 2020, after overnight protests over the death of George Floyd. Many of the city’s most prominent Confederate monuments were tagged with similar graffiti. Protests were held in U.S. cities over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.  (AP Photo/ Sarah Rankin)
The United Daughters of the Confederacy: What You Need To Know About the Klan Adjacent Group That Had Their HQ Set Ablaze

You may not have known that a group called the United Daughters of the Confederacy still exists in Virginia, but they do, and their headquarters in Richmond was set on fire early Sunday morning in the midst of protests over police violence and the death of George Floyd. The group has argued that the South’s...

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Joe Biden Demands Justice for George Floyd, Calls on Americans to Root Out Structural Racism

“The original sin of this country still stains our nation today, and sometimes, we manage to overlook it. We just push forward with a thousand other tasks in our daily life. But it’s always there."

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Del. Carroll Foy Wants to be Virginia’s (And America’s) First Black, Female Governor

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Prince William) formally announced her campaign to become governor of Virginia Wednesday. If she wins, she would become the first woman governor in commonwealth history and the first black, female governor in the United States.  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Carroll Foy launched her campaign digitally, airing a video on social...

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How Trump Twisted The Facts of Michael Flynn’s Legal Case

Reality vs political rhetoric: The truth about Trump's claims on the legal case of Michael Flynn, China, and his pandemic response.

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Nearly 1 in 4 Republicans Don’t Want Trump as the Republican Nominee

The new poll comes from Trump's favorite pollster.

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Virginia Voter Registrations Down Over 70% From Past Presidential Election Years

The DMV may be closed, but we explain how you can still register online or through the mail The 2020 presidential election is less than six months away, and Virginia’s voter registration numbers have dropped to historic lows compared to past presidential election years. It’s no surprise that officials say the coronavirus pandemic is to...