Northam sets date for special session on state budget

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is calling state lawmakers back to work next month to pass a state budget.

Virginia Democrats rename annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Virginia’s Democratic Party is renaming its annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. It will now be the Blue Commonwealth Gala.

In Reston, Trump threatens aid cut if countries won’t take deportees

President Donald Trump threatened Friday to cut off aid and slap sanctions on countries that refuse to accept nationals the U.S. tries to deport.

Kaine’s son placed on probation in Minnesota Trump protest

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine’s youngest son has been placed on probation and ordered to pay $236 in fines and fees in connection with his arrest following a rally for President Donald Trump in Minnesota.

Northam outlines administration plans during Tysons event

Governor-elect Ralph Northam hopes to double the number of veterans employed in Virginia over the course of his upcoming four-year term, the former U.S. Army doctor pledged on Monday in a speech to the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) during…

Republican delegate joins Senate race to challenge Tim Kaine

Virginia Del. Nick Freitas has announced his plan to seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in 2018.

Virginia’s governor’s race draws big names from both parties

Big names in both major political parties are flocking to Virginia as the state’s closely watched race for governor enters its final days.

Herring stands behind his gay marriage decision

Mark Herring was fresh from his inauguration as Virginia’s new attorney general in 2014 when he announced that he would not defend the state’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

Gillespie, Northam clash at final debate in Virginia governor’s race

The two major party candidates in Virginia’s closely watched race for governor made some of their most pointed face-to-face attacks to date at their final debate Monday.

Virginia’s would-be governors vow to change state’s taxes

Republican Ed Gillespie is promising an across-the-board cut on income taxes. Democrat Ralph Northam vows to cut on grocery sales taxes for the poor, and Libertarian Cliff Hyra wants to ban some local business taxes.