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Virginia Politics

Chesterfield has most Confederate license plates in Virginia

With nearly a quarter of Virginia's Sons of Confederate Veterans license plates, the Richmond region is one of the state's top strongholds for Confederate heritage supporters, according to an analysis of statewide data showing where the contr…

Thursday 07/30/2015
Chesterfield has most Confederate license plates in Virginia

With nearly a quarter of Virginia's Sons of Confederate Veterans license plates, the Richmond region is one of the state's top strongholds for Confederate heritage supporters, according to an analysis of statewide data showing where the controversial plates are located.

Wednesday 07/29/2015
McAuliffe pushes back on GOP calls for Planned Parenthood investigation

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said there is no evidence of wrongdoing and no complaints at Virginia clinics.

Va. Parole Board chair defends vote to keep man in prison

The Virginia Parole Board chair agrees there were problems when considering conditional geriatric release for Bonnell Boyd last year — but says the irregularities favored, not penalized him.

Jim Gilmore officially files for presidential run

And then there were 17. Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore officially filed paperwork Wednesday to run for president.

Tuesday 07/28/2015
State Board of Elections weighs changes to voter registration form

The State Board of Elections is weighing changes to Virginia’s voter registration form that would not automatically disqualify a prospective voter who fails to check boxes on questions asking whether they are a U.S. citizen, mentally ill or a felon.

Schapiro: Special elections as an alternate reality

The prospect of a special election for the House of Delegates may hold promise for out-of-power Democrats. But there are obstacles to possible gains.

Monday 07/27/2015
Poll: Va. voters split on Confederate flag plates, give McAuliffe 50% approval rating

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, sparked statewide debate last month over Southern heritage and the legacy of slavery when he called for the removal of the Confederate emblem from Virginia specialty plates.

Politifact: McAuliffe says all Maryland crabs are born in Virginia

Maryland crabs, Maryland crab cakes, Maryland crab soup ... Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says it’s all a sham.

Saturday 07/25/2015
Do Clinton's polling problems matter?

Hillary Rodham Clinton had a rough week. The Democratic front-runner’s poll numbers against top-tier Republicans dropped in Virginia in a survey that underscored lingering questions about her trustworthiness.

Schapiro: McAuliffe not completing term? Fuhgettaboutit!

Richmond's chattering classes muse over an improbable and - for Democrats - dangerous scenario: That McAuliffe quits as governor for a position in a Hillary Clinton White House.

Voter turnout in Tuesday's special election less than 5 percent

How low was turnout in Tuesday’s special election in the 74th House District in which Lamont Bagby defeated independent David M. Lambert?

Thursday 07/23/2015
Number of state lawmakers reporting gifts drops after McDonnell scandal

65 percent of lawmakers in the General Assembly reported receiving at least one gift valued in excess of $50 after the McDonnells' convictions, compared to 85 percent before.

Support for Obama remains low in Virginia

A majority of Virginians continue to disapprove of President Barack Obama, even following a string of successes for the administration, including decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage.

Poll: Obama's job approval remains low in Virginia

Support for President Barack Obama continues to slump in Virginia, even following a string of successes for the administration, including decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage that were in favor of the president's policies.

Wednesday 07/22/2015
Clinton losing ground to three GOP rivals in Virginia

61 percent have unfavorable view of Trump.

One guilty, another set to plead in state Department of Juvenile Justice bribery scam

A former state employee has pleaded guilty in federal court and a Norfolk security firm owner is scheduled to do so in a $158,000 bribery scheme that victimized the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice.

Poll: Clinton trails three Republicans in Virginia, Iowa, Colorado

A new presidential poll shows Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton losing ground to three GOP rivals in Virginia and trailing them in two other swing states in the race for the White House in 2016.

Tuesday 07/21/2015
Schapiro: No-parole law an article of faith for GOP

The political hissing match over parole is making it more difficult to answer complicated questions about Virginia's prison system.

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