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Sierra Club endorses Justin Fairfax for lieutenant governor

The Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Democrat Justin Fairfax for lieutenant governor.


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Virginia Professional Fire Fighters endorse Justin Fairfax for lieutenant governor

Virginia Professional Fire Fighters has endorsed Democratic nominee Justin Fairfax for lieutenant governor.


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Virginia Education Association endorses Justin Fairfax for lieutenant governor

Today, the Virginia Education Association endorsed Justin Fairfax as the next lieutenant governor of Virginia.


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Dem LG candidate Susan Platt: Impeach Donald Trump

Democratic Party lieutenant governor nomination candidate Susan Platt is calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.


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LG candidate Susan Platt calls for Confederate scrubbing

Susan Platt is calling for the state to devise a plan to take down Confederate monuments and rename Confederate highways and public buildings.


L.F. Payne endorses Justin Fairfax for lieutenant governor

Former Virginia congressman L.F. Payne has endorsed Justin Fairfax for the Democratic Party lieutenant governor nomination.


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Platt urges Democrats to get behind McEachin K-12 education bill

Democrat Susan Platt called on fellow Democrats to get behind K-12 facility legislation introduced by Congressman Don McEachin.


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Susan Platt’s secret weapon: Rosie O’Donnell?

Actress and activist Rosie O’Donnell wrote a letter to Virginians urging them to support Democrat Susan Platt for lieutenant governor.


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Congressman Gerry Connolly endorses Justin Fairfax for lieutenant governor

Justin Fairfax today received the endorsement of Congressman Gerry Connolly in his bid for the Democratic Party lieutenant governor nomination.


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Platt urges Virginians to tell Congress to oppose Trumpcare

Virginia lieutenant governor candidate Susan Platt urged Virginians to call their members of Congress and urge them to oppose Trumpcare.


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Susan Platt announces campaign for lieutenant governor

Susan Platt announced her candidacy for the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant governor of Virginia.


Lieutenant Governor Northam casts tiebreaking vote to end employment discrimination in state government

Today Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam cast his first tie-breaking vote of the 2015 General Assembly in support of SB 785.


Dan Moxley endorsed by 2013 Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson

Dan Moxley was endorsed Monday in his bid for the 24th Senate District Republican nomination by E.W. Jackson. Jackson was the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia in 2013 and enjoyed a hotbed of support in the Shenandoah Valley.


E.W. Jackson launches national movement to protect rights of Christians

2013 Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson has launched a national movement to protect Christians from “growing hostility, discrimination and anti-Christian bigotry.”


E.W. Jackson comments on Supreme Court gay marriage ruling

Bishop E.W. Jackson is warning pastors and churches not to be complacent about the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to take up the same sex marriage issue.


Ken Plum: A Virginia Statesman

I first heard of Vincent F. (Vince) Callahan, Jr. in 1965 when he ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor of Virginia. It was his first run for political office, and while it may seem that he aimed high to start in those days it was easy to get the Republican nomination since the Republicans always lost.


Lieutenant Governor Northam keynotes VMI Convocation

Today Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam provided the keynote address at the Virginia Military Institute’s (VMI) Convocation ceremony, the annual assembly of students and faculty to recognize the beginning of a new academic year.


Former GOP LG candidate E.W. Jackson reports on visit to Ferguson

Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr., pastor of a local church in Chesapeake and bishop of Exodus Faith Ministries, visited Ferguson, Missouri, on a fact-finding mission for STAND, a nonprofit organization bringing people together across racial and cultural lines.


E.W. Jackson on Obama’s non-discrimination order: Abuse of authority

E.W. Jackson, minister and former Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia, says President Obama is undermining the First Amendment Rights of Americans to advance the LGBT agenda.


Chris Graham: What if McAuliffe were to veto the budget?

With Phil Puckett’s resignation throwing control of the State Senate back to Republicans, it’s looking like the budget stalemate that has tied up local and state government since the winter will lift as soon as Thursday.


Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam concludes Southside, Southwest VA swing

This afternoon Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam finished a two-day barnstorm trip through Southwest and Southside Virginia, his first as the Commonwealth’s lieutenant governor.


Creigh Deeds: Change in Richmond

Nearly halfway into the 2014 session two new senators were seated. Since both senators, Jennifer Wexton from Loudoun County and Lynwood Lewis from Accomack County, are Democrats, the balance of power shifted in the Senate of Virginia.


Will E.W. Jackson run for Senate?

Failed Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson has been giving consideration to a run for the U.S. Senate seat held by popular Democrat Mark Warner.


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Mark Obenshain: Inauguration reflections

Well, here we are. It is inauguration weekend in Richmond, and we are going to witness the swearing in of three Democrats—for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General.


Lt. Gov-elect Ralph Northam announces transition team, administration posts

Lt. Gov.-elect Ralph Northam announced on Monday two senior staff hires for his administration and the Co-Chairs of his transition team. Clark Mercer has been named as chief of staff and Michael Matthews as director of constituent services and scheduling.