Virginia

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.

Virginia Special Session Ends Without New Gun Laws

NRA, VCDL applaud while Everytown, Democrats fume

The Virginia legislature adjourned its special session on Tuesday without any votes on gun measures and Republican leaders labeled Gov. Ralph Northam's decision to call the session "an election-year stunt."

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. 

FLASHBACK: Steyer Voter Drive Earned Rebuke From State Lawmakers

'Campaign representatives sent mass texts to students'

A previous voter-registration drive in Virginia by billionaire political donor Tom Steyer later earned a rebuke from lawmakers after discovering Steyer's political action committee used state freedom of information laws to obtain thousands of contact records for college students in the state.