Stories tagged: "Virginia Politics"


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?

Virginia's houseless population is growing
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Wednesday, March 24

RICHMOND-Houseless rates are up, a whistleblower is fired and Northam signs an executive order to reduce plastic pollution.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Tuesday, March 23

RICHMOND-An injunction in the case of a Virginia restaurant violating COVID-19 restrictions is denied, Northam announces resources for FASFA applicants, and Xzavier Hill's mother fights trespassing charges.

Spam callers have been impersonating healthcare workers in Virginia.
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Friday, March 19

DANVILLE-A supercell storm hits Virginia, a mass vaccination site starts up and the feds warn about a stimulus scam.

Virginia Democrats Hold a Debate
Democrats Debate: Candidates Talk Marijuana, Right to Work and Reform

RICHMOND- They agreed on several points, but four Virginia Democrats went into Tuesday's debate hoping to highlight differences.

Octavia Johnson Launches Campaign for Governor
Octavia Johnson Enters Virginia Governor’s Race

ROANOKE-Octavia Johnson wants to see things change in Virginia. The best way to make that happen, she feels, is by serving as governor.