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Demonstrators used Virginia’s annual Lobby Day to rage against the Democratic legislature’s imminent, and popular, gun safety proposals. Read more

Law and Justice


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And advocates say that should be the end of the story. Read more

Law and Justice

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Appalachians Against Pipelines

The protests, intended to slow down the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia and West Virginia, are now in their second year. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Virginia plans to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment next year, kicking off a battle over its fate. Read more

, Law and Justice

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Marcia Brown

At a forum in southeastern Virginia, candidates embrace a cause that once was political poison. Read more


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When Virginians vote next week, they’ll have a chance to overthrow a Republican regime that governed through gerrymandering. Read more



Brittany Gibson

While Democrats win its statewide elections, Republicans have clung to a narrow legislative majority. But next week’s elections may end their reign. Read more

, Politics


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The question of the trail’s ownership looms large in a case that may be headed to the Supreme Court. The answer could determine the fate of natural gas megaprojects on the East Coast. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Like their New York counterparts, organizers in other potential sites of Amazon expansion want a more democratic process that produces more equitable growth. Read more

Economic Policy


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Tuesday’s election in Virginia will determine who controls the 2021 redistricting process—and whether more progressives will go to Congress and the state legislature. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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A legislative power grab and a controversial pipeline project have drawn new scrutiny of Dominion Energy. Read more

Housing and Transportation


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Concentrating on James Hodgkinson's political leanings obscures the real problem of gun violence in America—and why it's happening.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power