Dem Donor Michael Bills Accused of ‘Quid Pro Quo’ in Virginia

Megadonor worked to influence leadership elections, two Democratic lawmakers say

Richmond Capitol buildingA Virginia mega-donor who spent millions of dollars helping Democrats win control of the legislature pressured lawmakers to support his preferred candidates for leadership roles, according to a top state Democrat.

How States Like Virginia Go Blue

Column: Education, immigration, and densification

Virginia Election - Richmond, VASo this is what it feels like to live in a lab experiment. As a native Virginian, I've watched my state come full circle. The last time Democrats enjoyed the amount of power in the Old Dominion that they won on Tuesday, I was entering middle school in Fairfax County.

Soros Sends Last-Minute Cash to Virginia Prosecutor Candidates

Liberal billionaire bids to reshape state's criminal justice system

Liberal billionaire George Soros is flooding Virginia with hundreds of thousands of dollars in last-minute money to support Democratic prosecutors on the ballot on Nov. 5. The money is part of a liberal effort to reshape the state's criminal justice system: progressive Democrats in several races have committed to reforms focusing on reducing felony convictions.