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Virginia Supreme Court to decide State Senate documents case

The Supreme Court of Virginia will decide on Tuesday if six former and current Virginia state senators will pay over $60,000 in fines for refusing to obey court orders.


Podcast: 26th District Senate Democrat April Moore talks Nov. 3 election

The Chris Graham Show features an interview with April Moore, the Democratic Party nominee in the 26th Senate District, challenging incumbent Republican Sen. Mark Obenshain. Chris and April discuss her final message to voters on the eve of the Nov. 3 general election.


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Senate adjourns without taking action on redistricting

The Virginia State Senate adjourned a special session on Monday without addressing a call from Gov. Terry McAuliffe to address court-ordered changes to Virginia’s congressional districts.


State Senate candidate April Moore comments on Supreme Court decision on redistricting

April Moore, the Democratic Party nominee for Virginia State Senate in the 26th District, celebrated the decision of the United States Supreme Court yesterday upholding the constitutionality of commissions created to fight gerrymandering.


Democratic Party of Virginia to launch robocalls on Dick Black bill to keep Confederate flag on Virginia license plates

Today, the Democratic Party of Virginia is launching automated calls to voters in the 13th Senate District calling attention to Senator Dick Black’s relationship with the Confederate flag.


Podcast: Virginia politics with 26th District Senate candidate April Moore

CGI host Chris Graham talks politics with April Moore, the Democratic Party nominee in the 26th Senate District. Moore is challenging Harrisonburg Sen. Mark Obenshain in the November general election.


Dan Moxley endorsed by former Virginia Tea Party chair Mark Daugherty

Republican Dan Moxley was endorsed by Augusta County’s own Mark Daugherty today in the race for the 24th Senate District GOP nomination.


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State Senate panel advances bill allowing breastfeeding in public

This afternoon, the Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted unanimously in favor of Senator Jennifer Wexton’s (D-Loudoun) bill SB 1427, granting women the right to breastfeed in public.


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Creigh Deeds: Virginia General Assembly update

The 46-day General Assembly session is moving rapidly. Subcommittees and committees are meeting around the clock, which leaves little time for reflection.


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Senate Democrats stand up for Virginia students

In a packed Education & Health committee meeting Thursday morning, Senate Democrats presented a wide array of bills geared towards improving education in Virginia, earning the bipartisan support needed to report their bill to the Senate floor.