Gov. Ralph Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring all posted anemic campaign finance reports Monday that are far below what their predecessors have raised at similar points in past election cycles.
More than two months after a blackface photo in Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook came to light, the scandal is continuing to dent his approval ratings, according to a new survey. But nearly a quarter of voters said they were not aware of the controversy, and Democrats continue to hold a slight edge on what’s known as the generic ballot test for control of the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the first phase of a $3.4 million effort to eliminate the state’s rape kit backlog is complete.
Arlington County, Virginia, has a new path to renaming Route 1 to remove the name honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Even with candidates already running in this year’s battle for control of Virginia’s House of Delegates, the Supreme Court heard arguments Monday that could see the district lines changed again ahead of June’s primaries.
Virginia’s Republican Party continues to go after Attorney General Mark Herring, and is now willing to pay up for any pictures that show the Democrat wearing black face when he was in college.
Before the blackface scandals erupted, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring had said he planned to run for governor in 2021. In an interview, he said those plans are not on his mind at the moment.
An interfaith group of Virginians gathered Sunday evening to forge a way forward after blackface scandals that shook the highest offices in the state’s government. Va. Attorney General Mark Herring sat on the front pew of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church to listen.
Partisan disagreements sharpened on Tuesday as Virginia lawmakers debated the Equal Rights Amendment, laws aiding federal immigration officers and the controversy surrounding Virginia Democratic leaders.
In reckoning with Virginia’s painful history of slavery and racism, Delegate Delores McQuinn says the way forward is love. Tough, honest conversations about uncomfortable ideas are necessary.
Virginia lawmakers plowed ahead Friday with final approvals for some bills and closed-door negotiations on big-ticket items like the budget, with only some allusions to the drama surrounding the state’s top elected leaders.
The latest developments on the blackface and sexual assault allegations involving Virginia’s top three Democrats.
Racial insensitivities ran rampant in popular culture during the 1980s, the era in which Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the state’s attorney general, Mark Herring, have admitted to wearing blackface.
As scandal continues to roil Virginia’s government, a new poll conducted by the Washington Post and George Mason University shows Virginians are divided about whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign after a racist photo was found in a yearbook.
Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issued a statement repeating his strong denials that he had ever sexually assaulted anyone and made clear he does not intend to immediately resign, despite having lost almost his entire base of support.
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