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In stump-style speech, AG Herring touts accomplishments, rips Republicans

Herring, the Democratic attorney general of Virginia, closed out a delegation breakfast on the final day of the Democratic National Convention here with a notably political speech that emphasized his advocacy for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights.

The Virginia delegation announces its delegate tally Tuesday. Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

Four days in Philly: A blog from the Democratic National Convention

In the wake of Friday's Supreme Court of Virginia ruling that declared McAuliffe didn't have the authority to restore felons' voting rights en masse, McAuliffe is countering by saying he'll restore the rights individually.

Montano was well-known as the Northern Virginia regional director for Sen. Tim Kaine. Facebook/Paty Funegra

Joe Montano, regional director for Sen. Kaine’s office, dies at 47

Joe Montano, the Northern Virginia regional director for vice presidential candidate and Sen. Tim Kaine, died at his Falls Church home this week at the age of 47.

A Volunteer’s Venture: Loudoun’s Kannan Srinivasan at the Democratic National Committee

Kannan Srinivasan is a long-time Loudoun County resident and active Democrat. He is serving as a volunteer at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week.

Unfazed by Va. Supreme Court ruling, McAuliffe says he’ll restore voting rights one-by-one

PHILADELPHIA – Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) remains steadfast in his quest to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 ex-felons.

And now, Philadelphia: Northern Va. Democrats ready to nominate Clinton-Kaine ticket

With Donald Trump now the official presidential nominee of the Republican party, national politicos are shifting their attention to Philadelphia, where a mostly unified Democratic party is set to nominate Hillary Clinton for president this week.

Virginia court nixes order restoring felons’ voting rights

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's sweeping executive order restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons is unconstitutional, the state's highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority.

Virginia senator and former governor Tim Kaine to be Clinton’s running mate

As Clinton's vice presidential pick, Kaine will be expected to help the former secretary of state win Virginia, a key swing state in November's elections.

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Sen. Black says this may be last election in US, claims Clinton wants al-Qaida in control of Syria

A fervent social conservative and former Ted Cruz campaign co-chair, Black is now firmly behind nominee Donald Trump.

From Loudoun to The Land: A blog from the Republican National Convention

Donald Trump became the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nominee at 7:12 p.m. Tuesday, with Trump's home state of New York pushing him over the needed delegate threshold of 1,237.

At odds with earlier reports, Loudoun man not the first Indian-American Va. delegate to RNC

CLEVELAND – Loudoun County resident Subba Kolla, it turns out, is not the first Indian-America Republican National Convention delegate from Virginia.

Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney sues governor, seeking list of felon voters

The Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney has filed suit against Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Kelly Thomasson, seeking to get the names of some 200,000 convicted felons who had their voting rights restored in April.

A Delegate’s Diary: Republican Linda Kivi Porter

Linda Kivi Porter is a member of the Loudoun County Republican Party and an alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Her diary will run at LoudounTimes.com during the convention.

Fate of Virginia felon voting rights in hands of state Supreme Court

Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration urged the Virginia Supreme Court Tuesday to throw out a challenge to his restoration of voting rights for about 206,000 felons, arguing that the governor acted within his power to enable them to vote in November, and that Republican leaders have failed to show harm.

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Loudoun RNC delegate leads historic night for Virginia’s Indian community

“I came from India 19 years ago. I never expected it would be like this,” an emotional Subba Kolla told the Times-Mirror Tuesday night.
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