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Memorial Day Weekend in Virginia Leaves 1 Dead and 9 Injured

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Memorial Day weekend

In the wake of honoring the dead armed personnel of the US, a party on the Memorial Day weekend in Virginia became a fateful event of yet another mass shooting. Reports of Mass shootings were reported not only from Virginia but also from New Orleans, Chicago and Trenton in New Jersey. This has not been…

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Investigation Bears No Fruit, Ralph Northam still Amidst the Controversy

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Ralph Northam

Governor of Virginia and former officer in the US Army Medical Corps Ralph Northam has been facing severe criticism from the past couple of months due to a racist photo published on the page of his 1984 medical school yearbook. The photo, which consisted of two people one wearing a blackface and the other a…

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Virginia Federal Judge Henry Hudson Cancels his Existing Abortions Orders

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Henry Hudson

Recently, the concept of abortion has been gaining a lot of attention from several US states. The lawmakers in the country have been passing laws, drawing criticism from the opposition and creating a tensed-environment for women. On Tuesday, Virginia’s Federal Judge Henry Hudson cancelled his earlier orders of allowing non-doctors to perform first-trimester abortions in…

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Ken Cuccinelli forms energy alliances to break state utilities

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Ken Cuccinelli forms energy alliances to break state utilities

Last updated on May 11th, 2019Former state attorney general Ken Cuccinelli, along with various other conservative groups and libertarian members, announced the creation of the Virginia Energy Reform Coalition, on Tuesday. This would allow the customers to choose their power providers, breaking up the exclusively owned state’s utilities while bringing in more competition. The coalition…

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Virginia: Trained Non-doctors can now perform first trimester abortions

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Trimester abortions, Virginia

Last updated on May 9th, 2019US District Judge Henry E Hudson on Monday overruled a law in Virginia, which allowed only the licensed physicians to perform the first trimester abortions of women’s pregnancy. The abortion rights advocates present locally and nationally welcomed the Federal Judge’s decision with contentment. In the past, these advocates have continuously…

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Pete Buttigieg Called to Speak at Virginia Democratic Party Fundraiser

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Pete Buttigieg

The Democratic Party of Virginia on Monday announced that Pete Buttigieg, South Bend Mayor also a presidential candidate for 2020 elections, would be speaking at the party’s fundraiser to be held in June. The fundraiser event also known as the Blue Commonwealth Gala is scheduled to take place on June 15 at Richmond historic Main…

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Ralph Northam Cancels Appearance at Fundraising Amid Protests

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Ralph Northam

Ralph Northam, Governor of Virginia, had to cancel his appearance at a fundraising event of Democratic state MP to avoid protests. Following Northam’s confession of wearing a blackface during a dance contest in the 1980s, calls for his resignation have turned into widespread protests. Ralph Northam was expected to appear at the fundraising event of…

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Fairfax County Joins Immigrant Fight Against Deportation

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Fairfax County

Last updated on April 14th, 2019A part of Virginia’s local government called Fairfax County is making great efforts in counteracting against the immigration policy put forward by the Trump administration. Fairfax County a part of Washington and the northern Virginia is considering helping the illegal immigrants, fight deportation by creating a taxpayer-funded legal defense fund…

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Ralph Northam and 2 Democrats Attempt to Clear Their Names in Scandal

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Ralph Northam

Last updated on April 3rd, 2019Recently, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, Gov. Ralph Northam, and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax – top three Democrats of Virginia faced – twisted questions about their past behavior, which threatened their careers. The revelations left the state in a position of dilemma. Northam, whose name appeared in a scandal in…

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