Virginia politics

Millennials turned out to vote in the 2017 Virginia governor's race. And on Saturday, many of the volunteers strutting back and forth between the crowds, lines and various tents fell into that category. more

Jan 13, 2018 7:05 PM Politics

Republicans may find it more difficult to keep their caucus together after Democratic gains in last November's elections. more

Jan 5, 2018 3:55 PM Politics

Four new representatives from the Richmond area will join the Virginia House of Delegates. more

Jan 5, 2018 3:48 PM Politics

Father Time recalls a few of 2017’s more challenging political events. more

Dec 27, 2017 3:23 PM Politics

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

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