Ralph Northam

Northam Steps Up Contributions to Dems After Virginia Primaries

Va. governor has given over $200k to Dem candidates since yearbook photo

Virginia's Democratic governor Ralph Northam stepped up his political contributions in June following the state's legislative primary elections, donating an additional $117,500 to 11 Democratic candidates, according to campaign finance reports released Monday.

DGA Publicly Praises Northam for First Time Since Yearbook Scandal

The organization has not retracted its call for Northam to resign

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) publicly praised Virginia governor Ralph Northam Wednesday on its Twitter feed for the first time since a photo from the governor's medical school yearbook page emerged featuring an individual in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan robe.

Gun Groups Mobilize for Virginia Special Session

Gun-rights, gun-control supporters plan to flood Richmond on Tuesday

Members of the groups will descend on Richmond July 9 as the Virginia legislature begins a special session called by embattled Governor Ralph Northam (D) in the wake of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.

Billionaire Donates $100,000 to Dem PAC in Virginia

The donation made hedge fund manager Donald Sussman the PAC's largest outside donor

Donald Sussman, a billionaire hedge fund manager, donated $100,000 to a Democratic political action committee in Virginia earlier this month, making him the single largest donor outside of  the PAC's board members. 

Northam’s Communications Director Leaves Office

Ofirah Yheskel was instrumental in the communications strategy after Northam's medical school yearbook page surfaced

Ofirah Yheskel, who served as the communications director for the embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D.) as recent as last week, will be joining the presidential campaign of Beto O'Rourke as the deputy communications director for states.

Democratic Groups Announce Partnership With Northam’s PAC

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee previously called on Northam to resign

National Democratic groups that previously called on Virginia governor Ralph Northam to resign announced a partnership with his political action committee to flip the commonwealth's Republican-controlled legislature this November.

Northam Lawyer to Host Buttigieg Fundraiser

'Mayor Pete' called for Virginia governor to resign over racist yearbook photo

A top lawyer for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D.) is hosting a fundraiser for presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who earlier this year called on Northam to resign from office.

Virginia Dems Silent on Accepting Northam Money

GOP leader Todd Gilbert: 'Now that the heat is off, they're more than willing to cash his checks'

Virginia Democrats caught accepting money from Virginia governor Ralph Northam—even after many of them called for him to resign—have remained silent on the contributions, earning sharp critiques from their Republican colleagues.

Northam PAC Funnels $85,000 to Democratic Candidates

Many recipients previously called for Northam to resign

Ralph NorthamDemocratic governor Ralph Northam's political action committee in the past two months has donated $85,000 to 13 Democratic candidates running for Virginia state office, many of whom had called on the governor to resign after his racist yearbook page surfaced.