David Toscano

AP Photo / Steve Helber

Lawmakers will be back in Richmond this week, which will allow Democrats to go behind closed doors and fight over who is leading their party in the House of Delegates.

AP Photo / Steve Helber

The retirement of a Republican in the House of Delegates is prompting a new wave of soul searching among Democrats.

AP Photo / Steve Helber

Lawmakers in Richmond say all those Confederate monuments in Virginia are staying where they are. Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.

David Toscano

The outcome of a House of Delegates race which has been declared a tie now rests on the board of elections drawing one name from a hat.  If the Democrat, Shelly Simonds, is declared the winner, there will be 50 delegates from each major party, and the top Democrat in that chamber is making plans.

Fireworks Forecast for Richmond

Jan 11, 2016
WAMU

Virginia’s legislature will begin its regular session on Wednesday – hoping to consider about two thousand bills.  Sandy Hausman spoke with long-time legislators and newcomers who predict plenty of fireworks before the General Assembly adjourns in about 60 days.

This will be the 25th session for Senator Creigh Deeds, who still looks forward to the marathon lawmaking effort.