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How did deeply red Virginia become such a challenge for the GOP in a single decade?

Donald Trump’s declining fortunes in Virginia are of his own making, but they also reflect shifting demographics that are hard to overcome.

Polling proliferates in Virginia and elsewhere, with colleges leading the charge

College pollsters seek impact on state and presidential politics. The polling also boosts the colleges.

Douglas Wilder wants Rep. Bobby Scott for Kaine’s Senate seat

Wilder does not want Kaine’s seat, but he feels strongly about how it should be filled.

Fairfax City residents angry over closed meeting dealing with mayor’s resignation

Leaders have been quiet in the wake of Scott Silverthorne’s arrest on charges he traded meth for sex.

Fight for higher wages lands in Richmond

Race will be at the center of the Fight for $15 convention in the former capital of the Confederacy.

Tim Kaine’s zig-zag path to gun control

In more than 20 years in public life, the Democratic vp candidate’s stance on guns has depended on the race, the moment and singular events

Here’s why bond questions on Arlington ballot are far more detailed this year

After years of voter unrest and protest, the county is taking pains to explain the projects it wants to fund.

Cuccinelli’s floor fight draws rebukes, fans — and attention

He says it was about principle. Some wonder what else he’s after — including a possible bid for the U.S. Senate next year.

Fairfax County weighs in on Pokemon Go craze

A 12-hour “Pokethon” inspired by arrests of five players who wandered into county school will offer tips on safety and obeying the law

Va.’s largest jurisdiction pledges to consider racial, social equity in all decisions

Fairfax County officials adopted the resolution in an effort to prevent the kind of anger and frustration that’s fueling protests nationwide.

Clinton to campaign with Kaine in Virginia

Kaine is considered a contender for vice president on the Democrat’s ticket.

Hopes dashed for millions of illegal immigrants after Supreme Court deadlocks

“I don’t know what I’m going to do,” said one woman who has two U.S.-born children. “Will I be able to stay in this country?”

Higher buildings allowed near Metro stations in Fairfax County, board rules

Officials approved zoning changes for denser mixed-used developments in some areas over the objections of some residents.

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