About two-thirds Democrats running in next week’s state primaries say they won’t take money from Dominion Energy, according to the activist group Activate Virginia. But at least half-dozen of that group are going a step farther and saying they won’t take any dollars from corporate donors.
Twelve years after the shooting at Virginia Tech, gun control advocates say they've won over Democratic lawmakers. But in the aftermath of the Virginia Beach shooting, they're continuing to meet resistance from Republicans who accuse them of hasty and divisive rhetoric in the wake of a tragedy.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced that he’ll convene a special session of the General Assembly to consider new gun control bills later this month, a plan a top Republican called “hasty and suspect” given Northam's recent political troubles.
John Bercow, the speaker of Britain’s House of Commons, stopped by the Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday as part of the legislature’s 400th anniversary. Bercow emphasized the need for civility in politics.
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