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Ralph Northam pledges less toxic politics as Virginia's governor

yesterdayNews : USAToday: News

Democratic governor in swing state doesn't want to come out swinging at opposition.        

Thousands Attend Inauguration of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

Virginians came together to celebrate as Democrat Ralph Northam was sworn in as Governor.

McAuliffe pranks Northam with images of his face on pillows

Virginia's outgoing governor has pulled a prank on his successor. The Washington Post reported Sunday that Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam found images of Terry McAuliffe on his bed pillows at … Click to Continue »

Trump congratulates new leaders of Virginia, New Jersey

President Donald Trump has called the new governor of Virginia, Democrat Ralph Northam, to congratulate him. Northam was sworn in Saturday during ceremonies at the state Capitol in Richmond. The … Click to Continue »

A pragmatist in partisan times: Ralph Northam becomes Virginia’s 73 governor

Republicans are surprisingly happy about the centrist Democrat’s ascension to the Governor’s mansion

The Latest: Northam takes oath as 73rd governor of Virginia

The Latest on Ralph Northam's inauguration as Virginia's 73rd governor (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Ralph Northam has been sworn in as Virginia's 73rd governor. The Democrat took the oath … Click to Continue »

What to expect at this weekend's inauguration

Richmond has a weekend full of pomp and circumstance ahead as Gov. Terry McAuliffe hands over the reins to fellow Democrat Ralph Northam. Northam will be sworn as Virginia's 73rd … Click to Continue »

Ralph Northam assembles a majority-female cabinet, a first for Virginia

The incoming Democratic governor says the commonwealth’s diversity is its strength

Northam announces pick for secretary of commerce, trade

Democratic Gov.-elect Ralph Northam has appointed a northern Virginia business executive and former policy adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to serve as his secretary of commerce and trade. … Click to Continue »

Northam: Gun control, Medicaid among priorities for 2018

Democratic Gov.-elect Ralph Northam says curbing gun violence and expanding Medicaid will be two of his top legislative priorities after he takes office Saturday. Northam spoke with outgoing Gov. Terry … Click to Continue »

Does Every Vote Count?: New at Reason

last weekNews : Reason

Gerrymandering can make close elections more or less likely. A. Barton Hinkle writes: "Now we can say with certainty: Every vote counts," declared Ralph Northam, Virginia's Democratic governor-elect, last week. He was referring to the...Show More Summary

Doug Jones and Ralph Northam Need to Remember Who Elected Them

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

They come from states and political cultures where Democrats had to reach out to Republicans. That’s fine to a point. But that’s not who put them in office.

Obama’s Lesson for Virginia

Ralph Northam ran on Medicaid. “We need to expand Medicaid in the commonwealth of Virginia,” the Democratic gubernatorial candidate said at a major rally in Richmond just a few weeks before the election. “Right now there are 400,000 working Virginians that don’t have access to health care. Show More Summary

Ralph Northam shows why Democrats can have nice things but can't ever be happy

Ralph Northam won Virginia's gubernatorial election in a blowout despite preelection gripes from Democrats about his campaign. Northam is now talking about expanding Medicaid in a way that will allow him to work with Republicans in the...Show More Summary

Virginia’s new governor campaigned on Medicaid expansion, but now is sending mixed signals

Months before Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam rode a massive Democratic wave of progressive support into victory in November, he ran on a platform that specifically championed expanding Medicaid, which offers health insurance to low-income people. Show More Summary

Ralph Northam Draws Progressive Ire Over Medicaid Comments

Virginia's Democratic governor-elect said he wants to expand Medicaid, but he's concerned about its cost.

Northam Tries Bipartisanship In Virginia

Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam (D) “has the weight of a Democratic landslide to throw around in the State Capitol, but he’s holding back,” the Washington Post reports. “He could pluck a few Republicans out of the General Assembly — where [...]

GOP Governors Are in a Panic That Trump Is Spiking Their Re-Election Chances

The Virginia elections could be a sign of things to come. Panic is spreading among Republican governors in the U.S. after candidate Ed Gillespie lost his race in Virginia to Democrat Ralph Northam and President Donald Trump’s administration flounders, said on Friday. Show More Summary

Did Northam’s Office Try to Hide the Dominion Executives and Lobbyists Sitting on His Transition Team?

Virginia’s Democratic governor-elect, Ralph Northam, announced his transition committee this week. In a press release, his office listed 85 individuals who will comprise the “bipartisan” committee, representing Virginians “from across...Show More Summary

Democrats to seize Virginia and New Jersey governorships in elections seen as precursors of 2018 fights

WASHINGTON — Democrats Ralph Northam in Virginia and Phil Murphy in New Jersey headed for victories in races for governorships Tuesday, setting up a night of political retaliation against President Donald Trump. Murphy, President Barack Obama’s first ambassador to Germany, had led consistently in polls over Kim Guadagno, the state’s lieutenant governor and poured millions [...]Show More Summary

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