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April 17, 2019 - 1:10 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — New campaign finance records show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's fundraising efforts dried up after a scandal involving blackface. First quarter reports were released Monday. They show Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring all struggling to raise...
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February 25, 2019 - 8:14 am
by Alan Suderman RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax compared himself to Jim Crow-era lynching victims in a surprise speech Sunday, as he resists widespread calls to resign prompted by allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax strongly defended himself and lashed out at his...
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February 22, 2019 - 2:46 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a public hearing where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have recently accused him of sexual assault can testify, a move that will likely inflame a partisan battle over the...
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Just Fairfax for Lt. Gov
February 21, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Baltimore, MD _ More than 150 alumnae of The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland have signed a statement of support for their fellow alumna, Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. The statement reads as follows: "We are alumnae of The Bryn Mawr...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:32 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After days of clamoring for resignations or impeachment, Virginia Democratic political and community leaders had second thoughts Monday as they confronted the racially combustible scandals that have engulfed the party's top...
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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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February 07, 2019 - 10:52 am
by Alan Suderman RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With Virginia's top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through the racial and sexual allegations and the tangled political implications. Gov. Ralph Northam's...
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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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Just Fairfax for Lt. Gov
February 04, 2019 - 9:58 am
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax is threatening legal action after a conservative website called "Big League Politics" posted veiled references to a sexual assault allegation from 2004 that Fairfax calls "defamatory and false". Fairfax issued a 3 a.m. statement via twitter: pic...
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