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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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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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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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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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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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