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Tyler Kingkade

Virginia Unveils Sweeping Plan To Improve Handling Of Campus Sexual Assault | 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 09.30.2014 | Gay 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...

Attorney General: Gay Marriage Ruling Is 'A Great Day For Equality'

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The day after a federal judge struck down Virginia's gay-marriage ban, state Attorney General Mark Herring wasn't vowing to appe...

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 03.30.2014 | Gay 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.

Virginia Attorney General Makes Huge Shift On Gay Marriage

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

By STEVE SZKOTAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's att...

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 | 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 | 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...