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Alexandria Democrats set up ‘truth squad’ Web site in City Council race

Republicans are making “misleading and dishonest” claims, Democratic committee leader says.

Ex-treasurer for Va. Senate minority leader is accused of stealing from him

Linda Diane Wallis has been charged in an embezzlement case involving Richard L. Saslaw’s campaign funds.

In a year of outsider politics, Gillespie faces GOP skeptics

The Republican insider will have to win over the grass roots — again — as he runs for Virginia governor.

McAuliffe beats drum on gun control and Medicaid after Oregon shooting

A Republican delegate pushed back on the Democratic governor’s call for stricter firearms restrictions.

Here are the streets in Alexandria that are named for Confederate heroes

City inventory finds streets large and small named to honor figures loyal to the South in the Civil War.

Va. hospitals pressure state lawmakers in ad campaign for ACA money

Republicans won’t touch Medicaid expansion, but struggling hospitals say there must be another way.

Could renaming streets in Northern Virginia promote racial healing?

After the South Carolina church attack, Alexandria questions street names that honor Confederate figures.

Virginia Board of Health rolls back strict abortion clinic regulations

The move is a victory for the governor and abortion rights activists who said the rules were politically motivated.

McAuliffe asserts legal right to reappoint Supreme Court justice

The governor’s lawyer makes a case for recess appointments when the Virginia House says it’s in session.

Va. Senate candidate misrepresents military record

The Democrat taking on Frank Wagner says he’ll fix the error in campaign materials

Sanders brings surging campaign to two very different parts of Virginia on Monday

The senator from Vermont has stops planned at Liberty University and the Prince William County Fairground.

Va. Republicans urge McAuliffe to release report on bloody UVA arrest

Lawmakers plan to hold a hearing in the fall, but administration remains mum on state alcohol police report.

In Virginia, Mark Herring decides it’s just fine to be the attorney general

With the governor saddled with a hostile legislature, the job of AG looks more appealing than ever.

They spent 4 weeks building a library. And they were paid about $1 an hour.

Subcontractor and the firm it hired trade blame over who should pay the rest of what the workers are owed.

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.

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