Jennifer McClellan wins Democratic 'firehouse primary' for the late Rep. Donald McEachin's Virginia House seat
Virginia state Sen. Jennifer McClellan will square off with Republican Leon Benjamin Sr. in a special election on Feb. 21, after she was declared the winner in the Democratic primary.foxnews.com
Virginia probes hiring of trooper who killed teen's family
After a former state trooper from Virginia drove across the country, kidnapped a 15-year-old California girl, killed three members of her family, then shot himself, Virginia State Police and the sheriff's office he had recently started working for said they found no warning signs during background checks before he was hired. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has called for a “full investigation” by the state inspector general's office.news.yahoo.com
With new standards draft, critics say Virginia's Youngkin wants to rewrite history
A number of cultural groups, historians and Virginia residents are sounding the alarm about historical inaccuracies and oversights on the latest draft of history standards for K-12 education in the state proposed last week by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin.news.yahoo.com
Republicans blame Trump for midterm disappointments
Ahead of a possible 2024 presidential campaign announcement, sources say former President Donald Trump is increasingly bitter at potential rivals and infuriated at being blamed for GOP midterm failures. He has gone after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin. Major Garrett has the details.news.yahoo.com
Trump mocks another potential GOP 2024 opponent, saying Virginia Gov. Youngkin's name 'sounds Chinese'
Former President Donald Trump continues to attack other Republicans ahead of his expected presidential campaign announcement next week, giving insight into whom he may deem political rivals.foxnews.com
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin flippantly addressed the violent attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband, saying it succeeded in getting her 'back to be with him in California'
Early Friday morning, an attacker broke into Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco home and "violently assaulted" her husband Paul with a hammer.news.yahoo.com
Senator: Youngkin seems ready to find Wheeler replacement
A senior Republican state senator says Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin seems ready to move on from a fight with Senate Democrats over the appointment of former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler to his Cabinet.
Ex-Wheeler colleagues urge his approval to Youngkin cabinet
A group of about 130 former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees and others who have worked directly with Andrew Wheeler wrote to the Virginia Senate over the weekend to urge lawmakers to approve the former EPA administrator’s nomination to Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s Cabinet.
Ex-EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler
More than 150 former Environmental Protection Agency employees are writing to the Virginia Senate, asking the Democrat-controlled chamber to oppose the nomination of former EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler to GOP Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s Cabinet.
Culture war fight finds mixed success in school board races
School board candidates opposing mask mandates and lessons about racism in U.S. history won in red states and some politically divided districts, but often came up short in their bids to shape policy for school districts over the newest culture war issue.
Youngkin's winning formula: Trump voters plus suburbs
When Virginia Republicans nominated Glenn Youngkin as their gubernatorial candidate in May, they wondered whether the former private equity executive could appeal to both diverse, educated voters in the state’s northern suburbs and white voters in its rural GOP strongholds.
Murphy ekes out win in NJ, GOP’s Youngkin upsets in Virginia
Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey narrowly won reelection in his reliably blue state while a Republican political newcomer delivered a stunning upset in the Virginia governor’s race, sending a warning to Democrats that their grip on power in Washington may be in peril.
FOLLOW LIVE: Why Virginia Governor’s race could set tone for 2022 in eyes of many political pundits
Election in 2021 might not be getting the fanfare of last year or what 2022 will bring, but there is one important race many political observers are watching that could set a tone for what’s to come in 2022.