Virginia

AP
February 10, 2019 - 11:21 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam considered resigning amid a scandal that he once wore blackface, but the pediatric neurologist said Sunday that he's "not going anywhere" because the state "needs someone that can heal" it. Northam made the comments on CBS' "Face the...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 9:43 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor has urged authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him, but hasn't heeded calls to resign and it is unclear what comes next for the once-rising star of the state Democratic Party. Two women have made allegations...
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AP
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor pledged to work at healing the state's racial divide Saturday, even as calls mounted for the lieutenant governor to resign - capping an astonishing week that saw all three of the state's top elected officials embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals...
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Getty
February 08, 2019 - 2:47 pm
(CBS News) -- Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has now been accused of raping a college classmate 18 years ago. Meredith Watson, the second woman to accuse him of sexual assault this week, released a statement Friday afternoon through her lawyer, Nancy Erika Smith. The rape allegedly took place in...
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AP
February 07, 2019 - 7:13 am
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 their tangled political implications. Gov. Ralph Northam's career was...
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AP
February 07, 2019 - 7:05 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of "killing the Great State of Virginia." Trump was responding to the scandal that has engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials, including Gov. Ralph Northam, whose medical school yearbook featured a racist photo. A woman has alleged that...
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AP
February 05, 2019 - 7:03 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam clung to his office Tuesday amid intense political fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook and uncertainty about the future of the state's government. Nearly all of the state's Democratic establishment has turned against the...
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Associated Press
November 13, 2018 - 7:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Its New York location will be in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, while its Arlington offices will be located in an area called National...
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Getty
October 03, 2018 - 8:27 am
(CBS News/KNX 1070) --Citing "serious concerns" about the violence "perpetuated" by a Southern California-based white supremacist group, a federal judge is keeping three suspected members in custody for now. The defendants in custody are Benjamin Drake Daley, Michael Paul Miselis and Thomas Walter...
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Getty
June 23, 2018 - 10:11 am
(CBS NEWS) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was told to leave a Lexington, Va., restaurant Friday night, she said on Twitter Saturday morning. Sanders said the owner of the Red Hen in the Shenandoah Valley asked her to leave because she works for President Trump. Last night I was told...
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