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After ‘ruffled feathers,’ Northam says he is back on track with Republicans

After one week on the job, Virginia’s Democratic governor remains optimistic about working with General Assembly.

Young Virginia GOP leader quits party over Trump’s tweets

Kyle McDaniel, 28, cited president’s “appalling” comments about immigrants and a nativist streak in the state as reasons for quitting.

Something special on the pillows for newly sworn in Virginia governor

Former governor Terry McAuliffe left several pranks for Gov. Raph Northam (D), part of a longstanding Virginia tradition.

Deal allows Va. mobile home residents who were facing eviction to stay 

A $1.4 million deal closed Thursday will allow families in a Manassas mobile home park to stay and mandates repairs to the leaky sewer and water pipes that nearly forced them out.

Win or lose in Va. election drawing, House speaker will probably still be a Republican

Analysts and party leaders say GOP delegates are likely to have the muscle on opening day to pick the speaker and set rules.

After first day of recount, Hugo maintains lead over Tanner in key Va. House race

Democrat Donte Tanner gained a net of four votes to close the gap to 102. The count will continue Thursday.

E.W. Jackson announces U.S. Senate campaign, attacks Corey Stewart

Stewart is in Alabama supporting GOP nominee Roy Moore ahead of the special Senate election in that state.

New delegates push for more transparency, stronger FOIA laws in Virginia

Advocates say the state’s public-records law has too many exemptions and charges far too much. 

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