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FILE - This Tuesday, June 2, 2020 file photo shows a large group of protesters gather around the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue near downtown in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced plans Thursday, June 4, for the removal of the iconic statue. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Black activists, allies call Lee statue removal a big win

Jun. 4, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Wes Bellamy, a former Charlottesville city councilman, said that when he first started raising the issue of removing Confederate monuments, black and white people alike across Virginia told him he was just causing trouble. Several years — and death threats — later,...

FILE This Monday Jan. 27, 2020 file photo shows Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, front left, D-Prince William, as she holds her son, Alex Foy, while pointing out the vote tally board for the vote on the Equal Rights Amendment in the House chambers at the Capitol in Richmond, Va.  Foy launched her bid for governor on Wednesday, May 27, becoming the first Democrat to officially get in the race to replace term-limited Gov. Ralph Northam. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Carroll Foy formally launches bid for Virginia governor

May. 27, 2020 5:45 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic state Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy formally launched her bid for Virginia governor Wednesday, using email and social media to make an initial appeal to voters amid the social distancing constraints of the coronavirus pandemic. The two-term lawmaker who represents Prince William...

Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez speaks before the start of the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Democrats expect 'in-person convention,' party chairman says

Apr. 23, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic Party chairman Tom Perez said Thursday that he expects to hold an "in-person convention” in Milwaukee to nominate Joe Biden for president, though he didn't rule out the potential that portions of the event would be conducted virtually. The convention is slated for the week...

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam heads to the podium to begin his press briefing on Covid-19 inside the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va., Friday, April 10, 2020. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Gym owner suing Virginia gov. represented by state senators

Apr. 23, 2020 7:37 AM EDT

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Two Republican state senators are representing a gym owner who is suing Virginia’s governor over his executive order that closed down nonessential businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. State Sen. Bill Stanley and Ryan McDougle filed the lawsuit in Culpeper County Tuesday on...

Democrat Carroll Foy files to run for Virginia governor

Apr. 7, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic state Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy has filed paperwork to run what could be a history-making campaign to become Virginia's first woman governor and the first African-American female governor in the United States. Carroll Foy, an attorney and two-term member of the House of...