A little more than a half-century ago, conservative Democrats — back then there were such things — wrote a loophole into the state constitution that had the effect of legalizing the disparities between the state’s poorest schools and its most affluent ones.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day.
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Virginia lawmakers want to make good on recommendations from last year after the Commission on African American History Education showed the state is doing a subpar job of teaching Black history to public school students.
A House panel on Friday endorsed removing from Capitol Square a statue of former Sen. Harry Byrd Sr., architect of Massive Resistance to school desegregation.
RICHMOND — The Virginia Senate narrowly passed a measure Thursday to move any municipal elections still held in the spring to November.
Winsome Sears, who in 2001 became the first Black Republican woman elected to the General Assembly, formally launched her GOP bid for lieutenant governor Thursday, saying she is running because “we’ve got to have adults making decisions.”
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The Senate has voted to confirm Avril Haines as the new director of national intelligence, giving President Joe Biden the first member of his Cabinet.
AMHERST — Before a packed room of residents voicing opinions for and against state restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, th…
The panel’s 9-6 vote advanced the resolution. Censure would require a majority vote on the Senate floor.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is explicitly pointing his finger at President Donald Trump for helping to spur the attack on the Capitol.
DETROIT (AP) — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event that will celebrate the nation’s diversity on the eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
President-elect Joe Biden has spoken volumes inside the US Capitol over more than four decades, but the weight of those words does not approac…
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated.
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Proposed legislation would allow Virginia schools to revert to virtual instruction when weather or other certain circumstances prevent in-person instruction.
Virginia's House speaker removed Del. Ronnie Campbell from Courts of Justice, Del. David LaRock from Transportation and Del. Mark Cole from Privileges and Elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointedly did not rule out that he might eventually vote to convict the now twice-impeached President Donald Trump, but he also blocked a quick Senate impeachment trial.
Tensions over many Republicans' unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in the presidential election spilled onto the Virginia Capitol Wednesday, when House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn stripped three GOP lawmakers of key committee assignments due to their vocal support for overturning the election's results.
If the House impeaches President Donald Trump, a Senate trial on whether to convict him of inciting insurrection seems all but certain to have to wait until President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated.