Politics


Protestors in Richmond opposing election results
Glenn Youngkin and the ‘Election Integrity’ Myth in Virginia

The GOP gubernatorial candidate has said President Joe Biden is legitimate. But that didn't stop him from attending an "election integrity" event at Liberty University.

The Redistricting Commission is hearing public comment before it draws new district maps
Redistricting Commission Hearing Focuses on Smaller, Fairer Districts

Virginians in the Southeast District voiced their concerns about the effect of gerrymandering on their region at the Virginia Redistricting Commission public hearing Tuesday afternoon.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Protesters enter the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Rashid: So Many Right Wing Lies. Is A Platform of Ideas Too Much to Ask?

STAFFORD-During every election season, a new right wing lie seems to pop up. What happened to running on a platform of ideas, Qasim asks.

Experts say it's already too late to use the panic defense
Panic Defense Comes Up in Blacksburg Case. Isn’t It Banned In Virginia?

BLACKSBURG-Virginia's panic defense ban gets its first legal test in a Blacksburg murder case. Who's in charge of enforcing it?

Firefighters Associations in Virginia are requesting the right to collectively bargain
Virginia Firefighters Want the Right to Negotiate

RICHMOND-Now that they have the ability to request it, fire departments across Virginia are asking their local governments to grant them collective bargaining rights.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger says she's focusing on clean energy and conservation legislation in Congress
Spanberger Highlights Clean Energy, Conservation Legislation

Politicians love to talk about protecting the environment on the campaign trail, but what's happening in Richmond and DC to actually put conservation practices in place? Rep. Abigail Spanberger says Virginia is taking steps to encourage clean energy on conservation practices.

Chance Trevillian, 30, is a first-time political candidate in Virginia.
There’s a Chance for Democrats in Southwest Virginia

A young Democrat is running for office in a Virginia House district that hasn’t had progressive leadership in over two decades.