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Lawmaker who commuted to Capitol from jail suspends campaign for now

Va. Senate hopeful Joe Morrissey has a paralyzed diaphragm — but he has bounced back from worse.

U.S. court moves ahead with plan to redraw Virginia congressional maps

Parties have until Friday to propose special masters, until Sept. 18 to submit redrawn district boundaries.

Jim Webb wants help for ‘insurgent’ campaign

The one-term Democratic senator is positioning himself as the best of both worlds: politically experienced but not a creature of Washington.

Warner announces support for ‘imperfect’ Iran deal.

President Obama already has the votes he needs to prevent opponents from reversing parts of the deal.

Va. attorney general to seek reelection, won’t run for governor in 2017

The decision by Mark Herring clears a path to the nomination for Lt. Gov. Northam; the surprise move could allow the party to avoid a potentially bruising primary fight.

After coal, Appalachia to wind farm proposal: ‘It’s insulting, really.’

A utility giant’s years-long battle to put wind turbines on a mountain ridge meets stiff local opposition.

Maureen McDonnell to appeals court: You can clear me and not my husband

In their latest filing, her lawyers emphasized her limited educaiton and that she wasn’t a public official.

Va. Democrats revive Roush judgeship

Sen. A. Donald McEachin used a surprise move that effectively extends Supreme Court Justice Jane Marum Roush’s term.

GOP nominee for Virginia Supreme Court sounds friendly to gay rights

Gay rights makes brief appearance in judicial battle that was mostly focused on who gets to pick the justice.

Virginia legislature returns to Richmond ready to rumble

Democrats and Republicans will battle over partisan redistricting and judicial appointments.

GOP senator hints he will not agree to replace Roush on Va. Supreme Court

One GOP defection could keep Republicans from filling the seat but ultimately might not save the justice.

Prosecutors: McDonnell should go to prison while seeking Supreme Court review

The feds argued Friday the former Va. governor should not remain free while taking his case to the high court.

Fairfax woman killed in I-95 wreck in Fredericksburg area

Va. State Police are investigating the Sunday crash in which a Nissan caught fire.

Doug Wilder blasts McAuliffe on handling of Supreme Court pick

Former governor slams perceived snub of black jurist: “Some of us are not going to forget it.”

Arlington, Alexandria residents to consider sharing a pool, fitness center

Long Bridge Park pool could be open to both communities; Chinquapin pool expansion could be stopped.

Democrats target Virginia as they push to break down voting restrictions

Across the country and especially in the key swing state, Democrats want to bring in new voters before 2016.

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