California professor from 2015 gerrymandering case will redraw Virginia’s voting map

After a House committee advanced a bill earlier this year, Gov. Ralph Northam said he would veto any map that came to his desk

Trump endorses Dave Brat in Virginia’s 7th District race

In a tweet Thursday morning, Trump called Brat one of the “hardest working” and “smartest” people in Washington.

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Two Republican congressmen trying to win re-election while under indictment in a fresh test of partisanship in the Trump era

GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions

Doctors, insurers almost reach an agreement on balance-billing solutions, but not quite

Under threats from lawmakers, who promised they would solve surprise balance billing themselves if hospitals and health plans couldn’t agree, a working group representing different sides of the debate has met all summer to find a mutually agreeable fix.

Vice President Mike Pence to attend McAdams campaign event in Richmond

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to attend 4th Congressional Republican candidate Ryan McAdams’ campaign event in Richmond on Saturday.

State courts tweak eviction notices to get ‘eviction’ in the title

Until now, the notices used by the courts and posted on tenants’ doors haven’t actually include the word “eviction” in the header

Dave Brat and Abigail Spanberger face off in Congressional debate

Republican Congressman Dave Brat and Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger faced off in their only scheduled debate in the race for the 7th District Congressional seat.

Virginia voter registration deadline is Monday

It’s just under four weeks away from the November midterm elections.

Toke off! Marijuana is set to become legal across Canada

Next week, Canada becomes the largest country with a legal national marijuana market, but rollout will vary from province to province

Stewart ad again makes harassment claim without substantiation

Republican Senate candidate Corey Stewart released a radio ad on Wednesday, again suggesting his opponent, Democratic Senator Tim Kaine, is hiding possible sexual harrassment allegations against him because the list of the accused has not been released.

  Republicans find no misconduct in FBI’s Kavanaugh report; Democrats see incomplete probe

The FBI has turned over the results of its investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Northam promises veto of GOP redistricting plan

The governor says the GOP-led General Assembly’s redrawing effort is too partisan and a federal court is best situated to draw a new legislative map.

Spanberger campaign apologizes for message left at Brat’s house

"This type of behavior is completely unacceptable and beneath the dignity of this race, and we have already notified these students that they are not welcome to volunteer with our campaign again," Spanberger's campaign said.

In Tennessee, Trump accuses Dems of trying to sink Kavanaugh

As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump has barnstormed for a Republican Senate candidate locked in a tight race in Tennessee and accused Democrats of trying to sink his nominee

Northam forms advisory commission on opioids

The governor, who is a pediatric neurologist, said the commission will review the state’s current approach at curbing opioid abuse and offer feedback on ways to improve.

The Latest: Canada's foreign minister lauds free trade deal

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says the new free trade deal with the United States and Mexico is a victory for Canadians

Trump orders ‘limited’ new FBI probe after judiciary committee sends Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination to Senate for vote

President Trump said the supplemental FBI probe into Brett Kavanaugh must be limited in scope, and last no longer than a week.

WATCH LIVE: Kavanaugh, Ford testify at Senate hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee meets for separate testimonies from Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford.

The Latest: Trump postpones meeting with Rosenstein

President Donald Trump has postponed his highly anticipated meeting with embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until next week

Here’s what to expect at the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify separately about her allegation of sexual assault at a high school party in the early 1980s.

Fiery Kavanaugh denies quiet accuser in Senate showdown

Kavanaugh fights back against allegations that he'd sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when both were high school students

White House postpones meeting between Trump, Rosenstein

President Donald Trump says his would prefer to keep Rod Rosenstein and not fire the deputy attorney general

Kaine-Stewart take jabs, spar over Supreme Court allegations

The gloves were off in Wednesday's debate between senate candidates, Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican challenger Corey Stewart.

4th and 5th accusations of Kavanaugh misconduct revealed in Senate transcripts

Two new accusations that were reported to Senate offices in Colorado and Rhode Island were revealed in Senate Judiciary Committee transcripts of a call with Kavanaugh held on Tuesday.

UN court asked to probe Venezuela; leader defiant in speech

International Criminal Court is asked by 6 nations to investigate Venezuela for alleged crimes against humanity; its president strikes defiant tone at UN

Officials help Central Virginians register to vote

Volunteers and organizations throughout the Commonwealth will encourage eligible Virginians to register to vote and increase awareness of voter registration opportunities.

Still employed, Rod Rosenstein to meet with Trump Thursday

As deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein had been in charge of the Russia investigation.

Rosenstein still has his job _ at least till Trump showdown

President Donald Trump will meet Thursday with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, amid indications that Rosenstein is about to lose his job

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen says he's providing "critical information" as part of the special counsel's Russia investigation

NBC12 to air Kaine-Stewart debate on Sept. 26

With just a few months until Election Day, incumbent Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine and Republican challenger Corey Stewart are gearing up for a televised debate.

President Trump visits Carolinas to survey Hurricane Florence damage

“To the families who have lost loved ones, America grieves with you, and our hearts break for you. God bless you,”

Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? ‘Ridiculous,’ says Trump

Trump dismisses any notion that Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn

Air Force: Space Force would cost $13 billion over 5 years

An internal Air Force document says President Donald Trump's planned creation of a Space Force could cost nearly $13 billion in its first five years

McAuliffe says he’s not ruling out 2020 campaign

McAuliffe says he’ll decide by late this year or early next year whether to seek the presidential nomination.

Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in high school

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Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with Mueller investigation

The plea deal requires Manafort to cooperate “fully and truthfully” with the probe into Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

As job openings reach unprecedented levels, so does quitting

US job openings reaches record high and so do the number of Americans who are quitting, seeking a greener pasture

Stormy Daniels postpones appearance at Richmond’s Papermoon

Stormy Daniels has made numerous headlines this year about her alleged affair with President Donald Trump.

You can help uncover political ad targeting on Facebook

Use the Facebook Political Ad Collector to help categorize ads and understand why they are targeting you.

‘Unbelievable’: Bald eagle lands on fire truck during 9/11 tribute

Many Facebook users expressed their belief the event was “a sign from above honoring those who gave all for others.”