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February 13, 2019 - 6:42 am
By PAUL ELIAS , Associated Press STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting...
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February 12, 2019 - 2:57 pm
By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press Send To WebFeeds 0 || (results.AssociationResults[0].Items | associatedResultInfo:'video').length>0"> Download Assets Copy story to clipboard Copy story to clipboard --> WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's "unhappy"...
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February 12, 2019 - 6:51 am
By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press . WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:39 pm
By LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press Send To WebFeeds 0 || (results.AssociationResults[0].Items | associatedResultInfo:'video').length>0"> Download Assets Copy story to clipboard Copy story to clipboard --> WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday insisted that freshman Rep...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Richmond, VA (AP) _ Some black clergy and community leaders say they forgive Gov. Ralph Northam for wearing blackface three decades ago and want to give him a second chance.   Eight leaders held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. Northam has resisted widespread calls for...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 09, 2019 - 11:02 pm
Richmond, VA _ The second woman who accuses Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax says she would be willing to testify at any impeachment hearings. That word comes after Fairfax called Saturday for an FBI investigations into sexual assault allevations by both Meredith Watson and Vanessa Tyson...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 08, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Richmond, VA _ A second woman has come forward to accused Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, an allegation Fairfax is denying. The Attorney for Meredith Watson issued the following release: "Request for Resignation of Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax We serve as counsel for Meredith Watson,...
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In this July 31, 2017 photo, the sun sets behind the statue of confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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February 07, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The discovery last week of a racist photo on Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page has served as a glaring reminder that Virginia — a former bastion of slavery and white supremacy— continues to struggle with mindsets shaped...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 06, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ Amid a seemingly endless array of scandalous revelations at the state capitol, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox issued the following statement on Wednesday: “The last seven days have been tumultuous for our Commonwealth. The revelations against and admissions by the...
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Just Fairfax for Lt. Gov
February 06, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Richmond, VA _ There are reports by @NBCPolitics that Virginia Democratic Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax used expletives during a private Monday night meeting in referring to the woman who has accused him of a 2004 sexual assault. Fairfax's chief of staff Lawrence Roberts says he was at tht...
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