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December 06, 2019 - 9:33 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether he should toss out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia's lieutenant governor. Justin Fairfax sued CBS in federal court in Alexandria after it aired interviews with two women who have accused him of sexual assault. The...
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September 12, 2019 - 3:44 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax filed a $400 million lawsuit Thursday against CBS, alleging the company defamed him when it broadcast interviews with two women he says have falsely accused him of sexual assault. The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday alleges nobody at the...
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Jeff Katz
June 21, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Are you ready for this? Scandal-plagued Justin Fairfax has said he is "thinking very seriously" about a run at the governor's seat in 2021, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch . His reason? The sexual allegations he faces from two different women have raised his profile. Even more perplexing...
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Jeff Katz
June 19, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Virginia House Republicans are pushing Democratic leadership to conduct hearings into the sexual assault allegations against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax during the special session on gun control that is scheduled for July. Democrats have responded by saying they have given multiple chances for a...
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Jeff Katz
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Things just keep getting more dicey for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax after his office announced he would not attend the Blue Commonwealth Gala Saturday after the Democratic party denied the lieutenant governor's political action committee (PAC) from giving a donation for a table in April. The...
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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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Associated Press
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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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
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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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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