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Republican Buford launches 34th District campaign

Vienna resident Cheryl Buford will challenge Democratic incumbent Kathleen Murphy in the House of Delegates 34th District contest this year.

Gov. McAuliffe to hand over previous felon voter list to Plowman

Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman (R) will receive the list of 206,000 convicted felons who had their voting rights temporarily restored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) last year in an order that was eventually nixed by the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Herring, Adams spar at attorney general debate

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and his GOP challenger are having fierce disagreements over social issues, President Donald Trump's administration and the proper role of the state's top law enforcement official.

Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

Gillespie calls Northam an ‘angry liberal,’ pitches economic message in Leesburg

Republican Ed Gillespie squeaked out a 1-percentage-point victory in Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary Tuesday, but one thing was clear after the final votes were tallied: Gillespie has some work to do in the moderate, 384,000-resident Loudoun County.

‘Loner’ who shot congressman in Alexandria was living in van

The gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several others during an early morning baseball practice had apparently been living out a white cargo van for months and was frequently seen working on a computer at a nearby YMCA, where he kept mostly to himself.

UPDATE: Rep. Scalise in critical condition following Alexandria shooting; Suspect dead

A lone, rifle-wielding gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria early Wednesday morning. Congressman Steve Scalise (R) of Louisiana, the third-ranking House Republican, was among several individuals shot and wounded.

Delaney wins 67th District Democratic primary

Karrie Delaney handily defeated two challengers in the Democratic primary for the House of Delegates 67th District seat.

Times-Mirror/Amelia Heymann

VIDEO: Celebration and protest at Equality March in Washington

Thousands of people from around the country took to the streets of D.C. Sunday for the Equality March for Unity and Pride.

GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie stumps in Sterling a day before Tuesday’s primaries. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Gillespie stumps in Sterling in lead-up to primary

As Virginians gear up to nominate the major party candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and General Assembly seats tomorrow, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie stumped in Sterling Monday to make a final plea to local voters.

Times-Mirror/Amelia Heymann

Tom Perriello visits Sterling the day before primaries

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Tom Perriello met with canvassing volunteers at the campaign’s Sterling headquarters this afternoon, where he thanked them for their grassroots support on the eve of the statewide primaries in Virginia.

Judge dismisses Reeves’ request to depose Vogel

A judge has rejected a Virginia Republican candidate for lieutenant governor's request to have a rival deposed in a bitter fight over an anonymous email alleging an adulterous relationship.

Trump, Obama staying out of Virginia’s governor primaries

Hanging over Virginia's closely watched race for governor has been the open question of whether President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama would make an endorsement in the upcoming primary.

Sen. Tim Kaine at the Loudoun Times-Mirror office in Leesburg June 9. Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

Kaine says current turmoil, Russia investigation is ‘stress test’ of American democracy

An optimistic Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday the U.S. is “living in the stress test of America's constitutional democracy right now,” but he believes the nation's institutions will survive and become stronger because of the turmoil in Washington and across the world.

Trump administration waives ex-lobbyists into government

President Donald Trump's administration has granted about two dozen ethics waivers to ex-lobbyists and others now working in government — outpacing former President Barack Obama's administration despite the new president's promise to "drain the swamp" of Washington.

Former FBI director James Comey. FBI.gov

Comey notes conversation with Trump about Ashburn’s McCabe in Senate testimony

In written testimony to the committee, Comey detailed several meetings and conversations he had with President Donald Trump until he was abruptly fired by the president in May.
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