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One of busiest days on the Virginia legislature's calendar began under a cloud of suspense Tuesday as Gov. Ralph Northam weighed whether he can continue in the job amid the fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook.

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The person who would succeed Ralph Northam as governor, should he resign, went to great lengths Monday to dispute an allegation of sexual misconduct.

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The events in Richmond have created a new focus on the lieutenant governor, typically a low-profile job that has suddenly been cast into the spotlight.

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Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor may not be up for election this year, but that hasn’t stopped him from hitting the campaign trail.

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On the campaign trail, issues surrounding women’s health are becoming one of the hottest points of debate between statewide candidates.