Virginia Politics



A bill to end the practice has advanced in the state Senate and has backing from Gov. Ralph Northam.

State Sen. Amanda Chase had struck a deal to avoid censure by explaining her comments on the Senate floor. But Sen. John Bell, who sponsored the censure measure, said her words didn’t go far enough.

Republican appointee criticized for tweets disparaging women.

They are among more than a dozen lawmakers to miss Biden’s swearing-in, for varying reasons

GOP delegates Dave LaRock and Ronnie Campbell, who were among three GOP delegates stripped of committees last week over their claims of election fraud, wrote to House leadership, demanding to be reinstated.

Decision could cost states federal funds for assisting with Capitol breach, inauguration security.

With massive police presence in place, authorities report no major incidents around state Capitol.

Even after electoral college vote, GOP congressmen and others bow to Trump’s fantasy that election was somehow invalid.

The perennial convention-primary debate is especially heated and scrambled this year.

The former governor had $5.5 million on hand heading into the new year.

Some self-described militia groups say they’ll stay away to avoid being tied to any potential mayhem.

Del. Jay Jones is running against Mark R. Herring in the pursuit of the Democratic nomination for attorney general.

The first attack ad lands as the party considers reversing its decision to hold a convention instead of a primary.

Sandy Adams and her husband, a local GOP official, attended the rally but did not breach the Capitol.

Sen. Amanda F. Chase, who spoke ahead of the attempted insurrection, says she never encouraged violence.

The General Assembly got underway Wednesday shortly after noon, with the Democratic governor later delivering his State of the Commonwealth speech.

Sergio de la Peña, a retired Army colonel, wants to make English official language and end coronavirus shutdown orders.

Former Carlyle Group executive Glenn Youngkin plans to sell himself as an outsider.

In General Assembly sessions, liberals want structural changes in economy, schools, policing and race relations.

The session gets underway Wednesday under limitations Democrats did not foresee when they took power a year ago.

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