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Former Va. Lt. Gov. Fairfax: FBI asks about 2019 allegations

Jul. 28, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The FBI has recently conducted interviews about the origin of the sexual assault allegations made in 2019 against then-Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, according to Fairfax and several others who said they were interviewed. Fairfax, who said he met for...

Ex-Gov. Doug Wilder sues VCU leaders after personnel dispute

Jul. 19, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Doug Wilder recently sued leaders of the Richmond university where he works following a public personnel dispute in which Wilder had pushed for the firing of an employee he accused of threatening him. The controversy began earlier this year...

Youngkin shifts Virginia right, raising profile inside GOP

Jul. 17, 2022 07:38 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — To promote the recently signed Virginia budget and its array of tax cuts, Gov. Glenn Youngkin hosted two high-energy campaign-style celebrations, complete with bright lighting, throngs of supporters and a booming playlist that harkened back to his winning run last year. ...

Biden's optimism collides with mounting political challenges

Jun. 18, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are going to hold onto the House after November's midterm elections. They will pick up as many as four seats in the Senate, expanding their majority and overcoming internal dissent that has helped stifle their agenda. As the challenges confronting...

To some surprise, Youngkin hosts series of Pride events

Jun. 10, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Republican Glenn Youngkin was running to be Virginia's governor, he defended a teacher suspended over an objection to using students' preferred pronouns. He opposed transgender children playing on sports teams aligned with their gender identity, and he indicated a...

Big campaign question for Democrats: Focus on Jan. 6 or not?

Jun. 08, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As he prepares for a daunting reelection fight in the sprawling New Jersey suburbs, Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski points to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and argues that Republican control of Congress could fuel further extremism in politics. In...

EXPLAINER: Can Pa. GOP candidate make voters re-register?

Jun. 02, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania's Republican candidate for governor, is perhaps the state's most prominent peddler of former President Donald Trump's lie that widespread fraud cost him the 2020 election. A state senator and retired U.S. Army colonel, Mastriano...

Report finds falling student achievement in K-12 schools

May. 19, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's public schools, which have long enjoyed a reputation for academic excellence, have experienced a yearslong trend of declining student performance exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a critical state report released Thursday. A...