Democratic lawmakers ask McAuliffe to commute sentence of convicted killer

(Matt Gentry / AP)

William C. Morva, set to die Thursday, suffered from delusions when he killed two in a jailbreak.


Trump-like Stewart's advice to 'Establishment Ed': Quit being boring. And lose the sweater.

Trump-like Corey Stewart has a little advice for Ed Gillespie who was supposed to crush him in the GOP primary for Virginia governor.


Bloomberg’s gun-control group to endorse Ralph Northam for Virginia governor

(Cliff Owen / AP)

The group spent more than $2 million during Virginia’s 2015 election cycle


McAuliffe to turn over list of restored felons to settle suit from state prosecutor

(Courtesy of James E. ‘Jim’ Plowman / Courtesy of James E. ‘Jim’ Plowman)

Prosecutor says the list will show the full scope of errors in sweeping clemency order.


Northam wins Democratic gubernatorial primary in Virginia

(Steve Helber / AP)

Gillespie narrowly wins the GOP primary, but Stewart refuses to concede.


Hogan urges Congress to reject bay cuts as activists press him to join climate pact

(Josh Hicks / TWP)

Maryland’s Republican governor touts his environmental record but questions benefit of joining multistate alliance to support Paris accord.


How a local Virginia Senate race figured in James Comey’s U.S. Senate testimony

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

According to the former FBI director, President Trump made a comment about failed state Senate candidate Jill McCabe’s husband, Andrew McCabe.


D.C. and Virginia, bucking Trump, pledge to honor Paris climate pact

(Andre Teague / AP)

They join a growing list of cities and states seeking to reaffirm global accord.


Meet Corey Stewart a candidate for Virginia's Governor

Republican Corey Stewart, running to be his party's nominee for the Virginia governor race, says “I speak my mind just the way it is and sometimes it doesn't always come out all that pretty but that's okay.”


Meet Ed Gillespie a candidate for Virginia's Governor

Republican Ed Gillespie, running to be his party's nominee for the Virginia governor race, says, "I think it’s important to have a governor, in particular, given how dependent we remain on federal policies and federal spending, who knows how to get things done in Washington, D.C.”