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Jeff Katz
September 09, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Remember Ralph Northam? Played the part of the Governor of Virginia? Well, he's still desperately trying to repair his image after his blackface photo fiasco, as his latest "act" as governor indicates. Northam created a new position within his administration, naming the commonwealth's first-ever...
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September 03, 2019 - 1:01 pm
By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced Tuesday that he's staying put in the U.S. Senate and won't run for governor, clearing the way for other Democrats to enter the race. Manchin's decision ends months of speculation on whether the...
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September 02, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Richmond, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam hs declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s effects on southeastern Virginia, anticipated to begin Thursday. “Hurricane Dorian is a serious storm, and current predictions indicate that it may affect parts of Virginia,” said Governor...
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August 21, 2019 - 2:12 pm
By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Can a governor be forced to live in the state capital? A persistent lawsuit seeking to do just that with West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice was back in a courtroom Wednesday. The Republican billionaire has been frequently criticized by...
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August 08, 2019 - 1:17 pm
By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A day after Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week following angry street protests, top officials from new leader Wanda Vázquez's own party were talking openly Thursday about their desire to see a fourth take over the...
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August 06, 2019 - 3:55 pm
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump campaign and Republican Party sued California on Tuesday over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to run in the state's primary, legislation that was aimed at prying loose President Donald...
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July 23, 2019 - 6:13 pm
Newport News, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam today announced that he has identified state resources to support education and outreach efforts by the Virginia Complete Count Commission to improve the participation and representation of all communities in the 2020 Census. The governor made the...
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July 23, 2019 - 12:34 pm
By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A Puerto Rico judge issued search warrants for the cellphones of government officials tied to a crude and offensive online chat whose leak has set off a political crisis that threatens to bring down the U.S. territory's governor. Kelvin...
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About 200-300 people from the North Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth area) Puerto Rican community gather to protest Gov. Ricardo Rossello outside the Adobo Puerto Rican Cafe in Irving, Texas.  (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
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July 22, 2019 - 11:26 am
By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday for what many expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory, with irate islanders pledging...
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July 19, 2019 - 12:12 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he could soon be rolling out a plan for free community college tuition. The Democratic governor described a program that would allow Virginia residents to attend community colleges for free in exchange for a year spent working in public service...
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