Virginia

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.

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.