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Virginia governor says ‘this is not the time for protest’ as Trump links anti-social distancing demonstrations to Second Amendment rights

Northam called Trump's claims about adequate testing capabilities "delusional." Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Trump's claims were "absolutely false."

Virginia’s governor declared a state of emergency and banned firearms at the Capitol ahead of a gun rally, citing a ‘credible threat’...

Ralph Northam said a "credible threat" reminiscent of the violent Charlottesville rally of 2017 led him to announce the ban ahead of next week's rally.

21 celebrities and politicians who have been criticized for wearing blackface

Many public figures, most recently Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, have apologized for the racist practice.

Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is being sidelined at his law firm while investigators look into sexual-assault allegations

Two women came forward with allegations of sexual assault, as three of Virginia's top lawmakers face separate scandals.
Northam has faced widespread condemnation for a "racist and offensive" photo on his page in a college yearbook.

Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam corrected by journalist Gayle King after he calls slaves ‘indentured servants’

The Democratic governor has faced widespread condemnation for his seeming appearance in a "racist and offensive" blackface costume in a 1984 college yearbook.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks with reporters at a press conference at the Governor's mansion on February 2, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia.

Most black Virginians think Gov. Ralph Northam should remain in office despite racist photo scandal, poll shows

Just 37% of African-American Virginians think Ralph Northam should resign, whereas 58% think he shouldn't, a Washington Post-Schar School poll said.

Politicians, including Democratic 2020 presidential candidates, are calling on Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign

Two women have come forward accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.
Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax presides over the Senate at the Virginia State Capitol, February 7, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia.

Virginia Democrat threatens Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax with impeachment if he doesn’t resign by Monday

The development emerged on Friday after a second woman accused Fairfax of sexual assault. The lieutenant governor has denied both accusations.
Governor Ralph Northam addresses the media Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is resisting pressure to resign, and has reportedly been given homework by his advisers to read ‘Roots’ and &#...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is reportedly trying to rehabilitate his image, in part by reading the works of prominent African-American writers.
Virginia's top three government officials are embroiled in scandal.

A wave of scandals has turned Virginia politics on its head, and the state’s top three politicians could all be on the way out

Virginia's top three Democratic politicians are embroiled in scandals, launching the Commonwealth into a state of chaos with no clear resolution.