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Conservative group launches robocall against GOP supervisor after statue vote

After a polarizing vote on Loudoun’s 109-year-old Confederate statue, Republican Supervisor Ron Meyer (Broad Run) says he has been harassed by callers from around the region.

Gillespie, Northam debate taxes, Trump, Confederate statues

The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor argued in mostly cordial tones Tuesday over taxes, President Donald Trump and what Virginia should do with its numerous monuments to the Confederacy.

Northam builds cash edge on Gillespie in governor’s race

Democrat Ralph Northam has surged to a campaign fundraising edge over Republican Ed Gillespie in the governor's race in Virginia, according to campaign finance reports.

Meet the candidates: Loudoun chamber hosts candidates forum

Loudoun’s business community had a unique opportunity to get to know 12 of the 14 local candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates Friday morning.

Gun control group giving $1 million to Virginia Democrats

A group that advocates for stricter gun laws says it will pump at least $1 million into state races in Virginia.

Gubernatorial candidates weigh in on immigration

Immigration policy, though mostly made at the federal level, is becoming an increasingly charged topic in the closely watched race for governor in Virginia.

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Virginia Sen. Dick Black says no Confederate soldiers died fighting for slavery

State Sen. Dick Black (R-13th) says no Confederate soldiers died fighting for slavery, a comment one George Mason University historian called, “at the very least, a misleading overstatement.”
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Lower Foley, an area of the TPA staff envision could house more residential development under the new Comprehensive Plan.

Loudoun Comprehensive Plan stakeholders eye doing away with transition policy area

As Loudoun continues to face immense pressure to grow and meet future housing needs, the county’s Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders team grappled with a controversial question on Monday: Keep the transition policy area (TPA) or do away with the status quo?

Leesburg’s 109-year-old Confederate statue. Times-Mirror/Alexander Todd Erkiletian

Loudoun County supervisor to seek guidance on courthouse grounds memorial

Supervisor Geary Higgins (R-Catoctin) plans to ask the Heritage Commission to recommend how the county can “fully reflect” the events on Leesburg’s courthouse grounds without removing the controversial Confederate soldier statue.

Senate approves measure condemning white nationalists

The Senate has approved a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Ed Gillespie, Ralph Northam to appear at Times-Mirror forum

The Loudoun Times-Mirror will conduct civil conversations with the two major-party candidates for Virginia governor on Oct. 14.

Former Virginia first lady Lynda Robb talks education at the Loudoun County Government Center. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Former Virginia first ladies talk improving state’s education system in Leesburg

First ladies of Virginia, local politicians, and some of the top women leaders in education gathered in Leesburg Friday, to discuss their vision for public education in the state.

Warner, Kaine urge measure condemning white nationalists

Virginia's two Democratic senators joined with two Republican senators to sponsor a resolution condemning white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Loudoun’s federal lawmakers weigh in on President Trump’s DACA announcement

President Donald Trump has announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, affecting nearly one million young immigrants, 12,000 of which live in Virginia.

Virginia contest a referendum and bellwether in age of Trump

For the two mild-mannered moderates vying to be the next governor of Virginia, running for office in the Trump era makes for some awkward looks.
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