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Va. GOP leader cancels vote on redistricting plan, accuses governor of partisan obstruction

(Steve Helber / AP)

Speaker Cox had set session for Oct. 21 but said there’s no point with Northam veto threat.

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Democratic leader in Va. Senate faces challenge from his left

(Bob Brown / AP)

A human rights lawyer will challenge Senate Minority Leader Richard L. Saslaw in a primary.

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Va. governor says legislature won’t make redistricting deadline, urges GOP to seek court solution

(Bob Brown / AP)

Democrat Ralph Northam said Republicans in the House of Delegates are being slow about correcting districts that were deemed unconstitutional.

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Northern Virginia leaders to Richmond: Give us back our road money

(Kate Patterson / For The Washington Post)

Officials want to fill the hole left by the diversion of tens of millions of dollars to Metro, but possible tax hikes face opposition.

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Virginia General Assembly approves Medicaid expansion to 400,000 low-income residents

(Bob Brown / AP)

The move is a huge win for Democrats, including Gov. Ralph Northam, who campaigned on the issue

Dedicated funding law sidelines half of the Metro board

One board member said he was under the impression alternate board members would be “consigned to the kiddies table.”

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Va. Senate puts off Medicaid vote with Democrats unable to pull off ‘nuclear’ move

(Bob Brown / Richmond Times-Dispatch/AP)

Despite the delay, the majority leader conceded that Medicaid expansion will probably pass.

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Law aimed at helping poor areas of Va. shows power — and limits — of bipartisanship

(Gregory Schneider / THE WASHINGTON POST)

Seemingly radical idea for personal tax breaks came from unlikely duo united by economic desperation.

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Legislative town hall in Arlington dissolves into chaos over immigration

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Activists accuse legislator of not supporting immigrants.