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Keeping with tradition, former Virginia governor leaves a special gift for newly sworn-in Gov. Northam
Outgoing Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe followed a longstanding state tradition of pranking successors by leaving a special gift for the newly minted Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam: a pillow set plastered with McAuliffe's grinning face. McAuliffe left the pillows engraved with the phrase: "Sleep
What you need to know about the Virginia governor's race
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Virginia to decide their next governor in a race that has been closely watched as a bellwether for the political climate ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and a test of President Donald Trump ’s influence in the only southern state he lost in the 2016
Former Acting US Attorney General Dana Boente resigns
Dana Boente, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia who temporarily took over as acting U.S. attorney general, has stepped down. Earlier this year, Boente briefly replaced Sally Yates as acting attorney general after President Donald Trump fired Yates for refusing to defend his
How Anne Holton Advocated for Virginia's Foster Youth
While Anne Holton may have resigned from her position as Virginia’s secretary of education last month following the selection of her husband, Tim Kaine , as Hillary Clinton ’s running mate, she leaves behind a legacy of service for children and foster youth in the state. “During her tenure, Anne
Fact Checking Donald Trump's Claims About Democratic VP Pick Tim Kaine's Gifts
Donald Trump assailed Hillary Clinton 's running mate Sen. Tim Kaine , D-Virginia, for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars of gifts while serving in the Virginia statehouse, suggesting there was a double standard for former Gov. Bob McDonnell , who was prosecuted for his acceptance of gifts
Alaska Challenges Delegate Vote Count at the RNC
ABC News' Tom Llamas reports from the floor of the Republican National Convention where Alaska is challenging the delegate vote count.
Possible Hillary Clinton VP Pick Under Scrutiny for Past Gifts
During the eight years in which Sen. Tim Kaine served as the lieutenant governor and governor of Virginia, he disclosed that he accepted more than $160,000 worth of gifts. The gifts, which were legal and mostly travel to and from political events, could now come under a harsher spotlight now that
Abortion, Corruption and Gun Ownership Still to Be Decided by Supreme Court
The Supreme Court only has one scheduled day left this term, and that means the justices are expected to hand down opinions in the remaining cases on Monday.
Abortion, Corruption and Gun Ownership Still To Be Decided by the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court only has one scheduled day left this term, and that means the justices are expected to hand down opinions in the remaining cases on Monday. Those include cases on abortion , government corruption and a ban on gun ownership by individuals convicted of domestic violence offenses.