Governor Ralph Northam

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Under normal circumstances, candidates would welcome money from the governor to help finance their campaigns. But this year, it’s a little different.

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Lawmakers will be returning to Richmond for a special session on guns. But will anything happen?


Governor Ralph Northam made headlines last week when he vetoed a bill that would have established a minimum two month prison sentence for third-time domestic abusers.

In a statement sent out Monday, Republicans say the governor’s veto undercuts protections for people trapped in abusive relationships.

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020, meaning establishment, centrist Democrats will have one less option in a nominating free-for-all that so far has highlighted the party's leftward shift.

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Lawmakers are returning to Richmond Wednesday, where they’ll be considering a proposal from the governor to invest more money into affordable housing.