Virginia Politics



National Republicans — and nearly a dozen locally — are still targeting Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D) despite steady blue trends in the Northern Virginia district.

The governors of Virginia and Maryland called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to enforce a federal law prohibiting protests outside the homes of Supreme Court justices.

GOP conventions. Primaries. Firehouse primaries. Depending on your congressional district, early voting season varies.

Virginia Gov. Youngkin retracts a job offer to a DMV candidate after a news report raises charges of drinking and inappropriate comments in candidate's former job in Indiana.

Conservatives demanded that the new Republican governor order state troopers to arrest the demonstrators under a state law prohibiting picketing outside private residences — even though it’s up to local police to enforce that law.

The Board of Supervisors lowered the residential property tax rate by three cents, part of an effort to help residents deal with inflation.

Dan Moy, chairman of the Charlottesville GOP Committee, has found it isn't easy to challenge an incumbent.

In Virginia, current state law, which allows abortion, would remain in effect. But in a purple state whose abortion politics have zigged and zagged for a decade, the longer-term fallout is uncertain.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin will require most state employees to work in the office five days a week, a departure from policies in place since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) condemns the leak of the Supreme Court opinion but says he's "pro-life" and favors letting states decide on abortion access.

More delegates are expressing an interest in running for House minority leader.

Experts say Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin's attempt to force elections for the Loudoun County School Board, a long political target of his, raises constitutional questions.

Despite a mild-mannered persona and promises to work across the aisle, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) has stoked partisan tensions in his first three months in office with a series of hardball moves.

The move is meant to bring compensation in line with county board members' nearly full-time workload in one of the wealthiest counties in the nation.

Democrats put up a fight on several of the vetoes, highlighting what they said were inaccuracies or inconsistencies in the governor’s reasoning.

A handful of fairly new state delegates engineered the revolt against Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax), led by Del. Don L. Scott Jr. (Portsmouth), who was seeking to replace her as minority leader.

Delegates and senators will take up 26 bills vetoed by Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) and more than 100 bills with amendments proposed by the governor.

Former House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn and other Democratic leaders in Virginia's House of Delegates face a challenge from members upset with November's losses and other issues.

Victoria Virasingh, 29, says Beyer can't share her perspective as a daughter of immigrants.

Arlington County lawmakers voted Saturday to green light Amazon’s plans for PenPlace, the largest piece of its new Northern Virginia headquarters.

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