Media Outlets Sue Virginia’s Governor for Records of His Education Tip Line
In The States
Media Outlets Sue Virginia’s Governor for Records of His Education Tip Line
2022-04-14 18:00:59
by Tom Ramstack

RICHMOND, Va. — A group of media outlets sued Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Wednesday over his refusal to turn over information about his administration's email tip line for reporting "divisive" information taught in schools. The media organizations filed Freedom... Read More

<strong>Judge Puts Virginia Ban on School Face Mask Mandates on Hold</strong>
In The States
Judge Puts Virginia Ban on School Face Mask Mandates on Hold
2022-02-04 21:47:22
by Dan McCue

ARLINGTON, Va. — Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin cannot enforce a ban on face mask mandates in the state’s schools until the outcome of several pending cases on the issue are resolved, a state circuit court judge ruled Friday. Judge Louise... Read More

Youngkin Taps Controversial Trump Figure to Oversee Natural Resources
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Youngkin Taps Controversial Trump Figure to Oversee Natural Resources
2022-01-05 18:37:30
by Dan McCue

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s Republican Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin rolled out several staff and cabinet appointments this week, giving form to his inner circle a full 10 days before his Jan. 15 inauguration. Most controversially, on Wednesday Youngkin announced he wants... Read More

Youngkin Wins In Virginia; In Stunner, NJ Remains Too Close to Call
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Youngkin Wins In Virginia; In Stunner, NJ Remains Too Close to Call
2021-11-03 17:42:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Republican Glenn Youngkin won the nation’s most watched gubernatorial contest on Tuesday, edging out Democrat Terry McAuliffe in a race widely seen as an early referendum on the Biden administration and Congressional Democrats. As of Wednesday morning, with... Read More

Trump Won’t Be Making 11th-Hour Trip to Virginia, Youngkin Says
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Trump Won’t Be Making 11th-Hour Trip to Virginia, Youngkin Says
2021-10-28 23:23:15
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The hints were “Y-U-G-E.” But now Glenn Youngkin, the Republican candidate for governor, has pretty well put the kibosh on former President Donald Trump coming to Virginia to campaign. “He’s not coming,” the candidate told WTOP-FM radio on... Read More

Virginia Gives Democrats a Test of Black Turnout Before 2022
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Virginia Gives Democrats a Test of Black Turnout Before 2022

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — As Democrat Terry McAuliffe worked the crowd at Norfolk State University's homecoming football game, many fans at the historically Black school were ready with answers before he could even ask for their vote. "Everybody I talked... Read More

Poll Shows Youngkin Gaining in Virginia Governor’s Race, Redistricting Delays
In The States
Poll Shows Youngkin Gaining in Virginia Governor’s Race, Redistricting Delays
2021-10-20 23:18:55
by Dan McCue

With just two critical weeks to go before Election Day, Republican Glenn Youngkin has pulled into a statistical dead heat with Democrat Terry McAuliffe. A widening partisan gap in voter engagement and an apparent shift in issue priorities are bolstering... Read More

Top Democrats Woo Black Voters in Virginia Governor’s Race
In The States
Top Democrats Woo Black Voters in Virginia Governor's Race

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams on Sunday urged Black churchgoers to turn out for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in next month's Virginia governor's election, saying that what happens in the most watched race this year will "show... Read More

Virginia Voters Begin Heading to the Polls
In The States
Virginia Voters Begin Heading to the Polls
2021-09-17 21:12:41
by Dan McCue

Early in-person voting in Virginia’s general election began Friday morning, the start of a 45-day period in which those registered to do so can cast ballots for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, the House of Delegates and in local races.... Read More

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