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Pete Buttigieg Called to Speak at Virginia Democratic Party Fundraiser

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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, 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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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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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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Amazon Receiving Subsidy from Arlington County Sparks Protests

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Arlington County with accord of its board members approved incentives worth $23 million for Amazon to establish its new headquarters in Virginia. The board unanimously approved the rebates with 5-0 vote to give Amazon pay-per-performance allowances, totaling about $23 million over the span of 15 years. Amazon decided to build their new headquarters in Virginia…

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Virginia EMT Alex McNabb Loses Job Post Racist Remarks during a Podcast

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Alex McNabb, a Virginia Emergency medical technician (EMT) who made racist remarks, has been ousted of his services by Jeb Stuart Rescue squad after his racist comments came up on a podcast. McNabb differentiated the black patients to gorillas and also professed to take “immense satisfaction” as he “terrorized” an African-American boy with a needle.…

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Retirement of Sen. Frank Wagner and Like may Affect Upcoming Elections

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Frank Wagner

A series of senior Virginian senator’s retirement have been witnessed by Americans, including that of State Sen. Frank Wagner from R-Virginia Beach. As per the declaration by Frank Wagner, having 28 years of experience in Virginia’s legislature will not run for the upcoming elections. Wagner is the third Republican legislator to go on retirement. Given…

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Trump Sued by Virginia & 15 States over National Emergency Declaration

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Trump declared a national emergency as a way to get funds for his US – Mexico border wall. Within hours of the declaration, lawmakers, independent groups and several US States started to fight back. So far Trump has received lawsuits from 16 states, including Virginia. US lawmakers have said that Trump’s national emergency declaration sets…

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Virginia Delegate Postpones Plan to Put Impeachment against Justin Fairfax

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Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax has been accused by two women of sexual assault. He has been put ‘on leave’ by his law firm and several prominent Democrats have called on him to resign. Fairfax is defending himself, although he has agreed to take a leave of absence, it may be the end of his…

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