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In his first set of public appearances since leaving office, former President Barack Obama urged Virginians to support Democrat Ralph Northam for governor, saying, "Ralph's whole life has been about honest, responsible service to others." more

Oct 20, 2017 7:50 AM Politics

How Virginians feel about the president could affect the outcome of the governor's race. more

Oct 16, 2017 8:30 AM Politics

An immigrant's son, Ed Gillespie worked his way from parking lot attendant to White House counsel. more

Oct 16, 2017 8:29 AM Politics

Libertarian Cliff Hyra hopes to attract disaffected Democrats and Republicans. more

Oct 16, 2017 8:28 AM Politics

A late political bloomer, Ralph Northam sought office out of frustration with the state legislature. more

Oct 16, 2017 8:27 AM Politics

Democrats pursue long-held Republican General Assembly seats. more

Sep 6, 2017 4:00 PM News

Libertarian Cliff Hyra kicked off his 2017 campaign for Virginia governor Thursday morning, describing himself as "the only alternative to the two establishment candidates and establishment parties." more

Jul 6, 2017 2:30 PM Politics

Political observers will be watching closely on June 13, when both of Virginia’s major parties hold primaries to nominate candidates for governor and lieutenant governor. more

Jun 12, 2017 10:50 AM Politics

Gov. Terry McAuliffe earns status as top vetoer in Virginia history. more

May 2, 2017 4:10 PM News

What happened to the 10 bills we dog-eared at the beginning of the 2017 Virginia General Assembly session? more

Feb 27, 2017 5:00 PM Politics

Richmond voters will take to the polls again on Tuesday to fill an open seat in the Virginia General Assembly. more

Feb 7, 2017 10:00 AM Politics

In Richmond-area congressional races, Democrat Donald McEachin won in the 4th District and and Republican Dave Brat was reelected in the 7th, but voters delivered surprises in Richmond and across the country. more

Nov 8, 2016 11:32 PM News

An arm of an international labor union announced Monday it has endorsed the local campaign of Richmond mayoral candidate Levar Stoney. more

Aug 15, 2016 10:00 AM Politics

In emotional remarks, vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine thanked the city where he cut his teeth in politics and made the case for why Democrat Hillary Clinton should be the next president of the United States. more

Aug 2, 2016 10:00 AM News

From Richmond magazine's April 2008 issue: Despite the glow of the national spotlight and veep buzz, Gov. Kaine had a hard year at home. more

Jul 26, 2016 1:36 PM Features

From Richmond magazine's October 2005 issue: A mix of predestination, perspiration and political aspiration took Tim Kaine from City Councilman to Virginia's lieutenant governor, but he still faced a tough three-way race to the Executive Mansion. more

Jul 26, 2016 12:23 PM Features

From Richmond magazine's September 2001 issue: After winning the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, Tim Kaine looks back on a whirlwind term-and-a-half as Richmond's mayor. more

Jul 26, 2016 10:11 AM Features

From Richmond magazine's August 1999 issue: An inside look at Tim Kaine's life as Richmond's mayor after a year on the job. more

Jul 25, 2016 5:08 PM Features

Before heading to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine worships at his North Side church. more

Jul 24, 2016 2:00 PM News

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Illustration by Victoria Borges

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday morning vacated 11 corruption convictions against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, setting the stage for a possible retrial. more

Jun 27, 2016 11:10 AM News

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