Government & Politics

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The hotly contested Democratic primary for governor this June is exposing a fault line, a growing generational divide inside the party. 

The First 100 Days: Trump's Action Plan Annotated

Apr 24, 2017


The end of this week marks the 100th day of President Trump's term, and NPR is revisiting his full action plan, with annotations from journalists throughout the newsroom, taking stock of how the president's accomplishments compare with his campaign promises.

To help Americans understand where Congress stands on the debate over this legislation, NPR and Member stations around the country have compiled a database of Congressional members’ positions on the bill.

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Virginia Democrats are preparing to spend at least the next two years playing defense against the new Republican majorities in Washington. Correspondent Matt Laslo has this story on the new roles some in the party are preparing to play.

Former U.S. Representative Tom Perriello is making a surprise bid for governor.

The former one-term congressman from Charlottesville announced this morning that he's seeking the Democratic nomination.

In a statement on Twitter, Perriello said he's running to help keep Virginia a "firewall vs Trump." Virginia was the only southern state Republican Donald Trump did not win in last year's presidential election.