Virginia Politics



Maryland and Virginia strengthened oversight of police misconduct. The District is considering shifting tasks from officers to civilians.

A fifth of House Democratic incumbents face nomination challenges in push from the left.

Two Republican contenders have each lent their campaigns more than $5 million.

On the eve of the Virginia Tech shooting anniversary, the senators have refiled their “Virginia Plan.”

Caught in an unflattering national spotlight, residents hope something better can come from an ugly police encounter.

The chief of the small Virginia department defended the initial stop of a Black Army officer but condemned the actions of the policeman who escalated the violent encounter.

Virginia State Police are also investigating the incident in the town of Windsor.

Like the Democratic incumbent, state Sen. Jen Kiggans (R) is a Navy veteran.

When Caron Nazario told police he was “honestly afraid to get out” of the car, an officer replied, “Yeah, you should be!”

Two years after racial scandals and sexual assault allegations rocked Richmond, Democratic leaders are wrestling with that legacy in choosing a nominee for governor.

A crowded, diverse field of Democrats is competing in the June 8 primary.

This year’s race for Virginia governor is more crowded than any other in modern history, perhaps ever.

The lieutenant governor, who faces assault accusations by two women, compared himself to Floyd and Till during a gubernatorial debate at Virginia State University.

Lawmakers also pass sweeping Voting Rights Act, other changes during their one-day session Wednesday.

Officials across the Washington region have sought to mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic through the budgeting process.

Democrat Stewart Navarre cites Wittman’s opposition to the covid-19 relief bill and objection to 2020 election results.

After comparing her town to a rapist, Mayor Nikuyah Walker says it is a much different place for Blacks than for Whites.

Party leaders planned the ‘unassembled’ convention amid a pandemic and internal GOP feud.

He led Virginia’s largest utility company from 2007 to 2020 and was a powerful force in business and politics.

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Ruling appears to make it easier for localities around the state to remove Civil War memorials.

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