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Mark Herring

Virginia AG Welcomes Home Libyan Student Almost Banned Before She Could Graduate

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

In the week since President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, Najwa Elyazgi wasn’t sure she’d m...

Terry's Terrible Deal

Josh Horwitz | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The Virginia Governor invited the NRA to the table, but not gun violence prevention experts, and it shows.

How Will Hillary Answer the McAuliffe Question?

Andy Parker | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Andy Parker

Now we know that the deal was made over an oyster dinner with NRA lobbyists and their legislative minions. No one on our side was at the table. The deal nearly fell apart when a senior Republican said on a radio program that the agreement was "a huge expansion of gun rights."

Tyler Kingkade

Virginia Unveils Sweeping Plan To Improve Handling Of Campus Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.28.2015 | College

A Virginia task force unveiled a set of recommendations Thursday aimed at removing barriers for college students reporting sexual assault, improving h...

Ted Olson and David Boies Talk Virginia Gay Marriage Win and More (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I was invited to join a media conference call immediately following the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals' favorable ruling in Virginia's Bostic v. Schaefer marriage-equality case.

Eric Holder To State AGs: You Don't Have To Defend Gay Marriage Bans

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged his state-level counterparts to recognize that they're not required to defend any state ban on same-sex marria...

Religious Leaders Threaten Impeachment For State A.G. Who Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Markus Schmidt | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

A group of Virginia religious leaders on Wednesday called on Attorney General Mark R. Herring to reverse his position on same-sex marriage. If not, t...

This Is a Make-or-Break Week for Marriage Equality in Virginia (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

2014-01-28-afervirginia2014128small.pngWe could have a decision from the court at any time, so be on the lookout for major breaking news from Virginia.

Dems Sweep Virginia

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

State Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) conceded the Virginia attorney general's race Wednesday to State Sen. Mark Herring (D-Loudon), after the re...

Recount Begins In Razor-Thin Race

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va., Dec 16 (Reuters) - A recount began on Monday in the election for Virginia attorney general, the tightest race in the state's modern h...

Virginia Attorney General's Race Heads Toward Recount

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

Virginia State Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) plans to ask for a recount in the state's race for attorney general, his campaign announced Tuesda...

Herring Announced As Winner In Closest Statewide Race In Virginia History

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

The Virginia Board Of Elections certified State Sen. Mark Herring (D-Loudon) as the winner of the Virginia attorney general's race on Monday. Herri...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Virginia Attorney General Race Proves That Every Vote Matters

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

More than a week after the 2013 elections, Virginia voters are still waiting to hear who will be elected state attorney general. Amid intense jockeyin...

Last-Minute GOP-Driven Change Causes Stir In Razor-Thin Virginia Race

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Already shaping up to be one of the closest races in state history, a last-minute rule change is stirring up the recount to decide who will become Vir...

Laura Bassett

Virginia GOP Tried To Cut A Deal On Abortion, Dems Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

Republican state legislators in Virginia want so badly for the public to forget about the state's recent legislative battles over abortion that they h...