The latest developments on the blackface and sexual assault allegations involving Virginia’s top three Democrats.
Elected officials are holding events in northern Virginia to call attention to the hardships imposed by the partial government shutdown.
Federal workers are flooding congressional offices with concerned calls about how they’ll pay their bills, and lawmakers who represent them in the D.C. area vowed Wednesday to do all they can to help end the partial government shutdown.
Voters in parts of Loudoun and Fairfax counties picked Democrat Jennifer Boysko over Republican Joe May during Tuesday’s special election.
Rep. Jennifer Wexton is a Democrat from the 10th District in northern Virginia who was sworn in Thursday. The pink-, blue- and white-striped flag is displayed at the door to her office, along with the U.S. and Virginia flags.
Republican Dick Black, who is hanging it up after 20 years in Richmond, started his career fighting to filter pornography on library computers. His decision to not run again is being seen by Democrats as a pickup opportunity in the Senate. There’s also a special election for a state Senate seat next week.
After an unusually large turnout for the midterms, elections officials in growing Fairfax County, Virginia, are preparing for what comes next, which could include an extremely tight turnaround next fall.
The new members of the 116th Congress make up the most diverse group of incoming lawmakers ever on Capitol Hill. When Congress convenes in January, at least 35 women will be new members, bringing the total serving in the House and Senate to more than 120 — that’s up from the current 107 in Congress.
“I think we need to — first and foremost — deliver positive results for our constituents and pass legislation that makes their lives better,” the congresswoman-elect said Wednesday night.
Three Democratic women won seats previously held by Republicans on Tuesday, and two political experts said those results say a lot about where the parties, and Virginia, are going.
Democratic state Sen. Jennifer Wexton has unseated Republican U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, The Associated Press has projected, sending a Democrat to represent Virginia’s 10th Congressional District for the first time since 1981.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Jennifer Wexton of Virginia elected to US House, defeating Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock .
A political action committee that backs Democrats across the country has canceled an ad purchase for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District race, indicating the party is growing more confident in Democratic challenger Jennifer Wexton.
It’s one of the most closely watched House races in the country. Find out where Republican incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock and Democratic challenger Jennifer Wexton stand on the issues.
In their first debate, Democrat Jennifer Wexton launched a series of attacks on incumbent Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock, who also hit back in a debate Friday morning that felt heavily scripted at times.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.