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In the Virginia Governor’s Race, Can Anyone Take On Terry McAuliffe?

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Two years ago, when a racist blackface picture emerged from the 1980s that appeared to include Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia, the blowback was swift...
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One Republican’s Lonely Fight Against a Flood of Disinformation

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AFTON, Va. — Denver Riggleman stood virtually alone. It was Oct. 2, on the floor of the House of Representatives, and he rose as one...
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Virginia, the Old Confederacy’s Heart, Becomes a Voting Rights Bastion

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The state’s voting rights act is being signed into law by a governor whose career was nearly derailed by a blackface scandal in 2019. Since...
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Across States, a Checkerboard of Gun Laws Reflects Partisan Tilt

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Hundreds of miles apart but at exactly the same time on Monday afternoon, a gunman opened fire in a supermarket in Boulder, Colo., and Iowa...