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Democrats spending millions to try to take back statehouses

Aug. 20, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave that netted Republicans six governors' offices, flipped 21 statehouse chambers and drove nearly 700 Democratic state legislators from office are mounting a comeback, pouring millions of dollars into state level races. In a longtime...

Widows sue over troopers' deaths in helicopter crash

Aug. 14, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The widows of two Virginia state troopers killed in a helicopter crash the day of a violent white nationalist rally have sued the state and others over their husbands' deaths, alleging the aircraft was not properly maintained or repaired. Amanda Bates and Karen Cullen filed wrongful...

Ex-FBI official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing

Aug. 8, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's ire, sued the FBI and the Justice Department on Thursday over his firing. The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was...

Ex-governor's Charlottesville book renews debate over blame

Aug. 3, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe travels the country promoting his new book about a deadly white nationalist rally, others involved in the mayhem nearly two years ago are pushing back at his characterization of the events. Charlottesville's former mayor said the book "blames...

Trump effect the top question in Virginia's key elections

Jul. 19, 2019 1:33 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump has been very good for Virginia Democrats. Voters unhappy with the Republican president, particularly in suburban areas, powered historic Democratic gains in the state House two years ago. Last year the same energy helped Virginia Democrats knock out three incumbent...

Blackface scandal dampens Virginia governor's fundraising

Jul. 16, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in a key election year after a blackface scandal nearly ended his political career. But he's also managed to remain a major source of campaign cash for Democrats, including those who have previously called on him to resign....