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MORE: Judge rules Va. can remove Confederate flag from license plates

A judge has granted Virginia permission to remove the Confederate flag from license plates, according to Attorney General Mark Herring.

McAuliffe’s political action committee returning money linked to oil company

Gov. Terry McAuliffe's political action committee is returning a $25,000 donation from a company with ties to Angola's state-owned oil company.

McAuliffe wants early consensus on new congressional maps

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is asking state lawmakers to meet in Richmond next week to hammer out a consensus on new congressional districts.

Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York is seeking a fifth term as chair. Times-Mirror File Photo

Email from Chairman York shows political relationship with Loudoun land use attorney

The attorney has secured favorable outcomes for some of the largest real estate developers in Loudoun.

UPDATE: Leesburg council votes to keep Loudoun government center and courts downtown

Only Councilman Tom Dunn voted to uphold the Board of Architectural Review's ruling.

Courtesy Photo/Office of Sen. Mark Warner

A Times-Mirror conversation with Sen. Mark Warner

See what Virginia's senior senator said about budgeting and sequestration, the “gig” economy and how capitalism is no longer working for the middle class.

Bob McDonnell appeals corruption conviction for a second time

The move comes after a three-judge appeals panel unanimously upheld the convictions earlier this month.

A rendering of the courthouse complex expansion in downtown Leesburg.

SURVEY: The Loudoun courts expansion debate

The debate over whether to demolish four historic structures in downtown Leesburg has led to tension between Town Council and Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors.

Facebook/Dr. Jill McCabe

Flare-up over Planned Parenthood hits Senate race in Loudoun

Amid a growing chorus from Virginia Republicans about the tendentious Planned Parenthood videos, local Democratic state senate candidate Jill McCabe said she continues to welcome support from the controversial group.

Herring: Removal of Danville Confederate flag up to City Council

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says it's up to Danville City Council to decide whether a Confederate flag should be removed from the grounds of a city-owned mansion.

Democratic candidate for Loudoun chair calls for ethics pledge

Randall is looking to unseat county Chairman Scott York (R), who has held the Board of Supervisors' top post since 2000.

Republicans blast Gov. McAuliffe’s parole commission

State Republicans criticized Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's establishment of a commission to study whether Virginia's abolition of parole in the 1990s has been good for the state.

VIDEO: Media personality Roland Martin confronts Confederate statue supporters in Leesburg

NewsOne Now host and former CNN contributor Roland Martin paid a visit to the Confederate statue in front of Loudoun's courthouse during the NAACP rally in Leesburg Saturday.

Gov. McAuliffe rejects calls for Planned Parenthood investigation

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is rejecting calls from Virginia House Republican leaders for an investigation into how Planned Parenthood clinics handle fetal organs.

Times-Mirror Photo/Trevor Baratko

MORE: NAACP rally at Loudoun courthouse—‘Tell the whole story’

Loudoun NAACP President Phillip Thompson said it’s time for the county government and courthouse complex to reflect a more balanced view of Loudoun’s complicated history of Civil War involvement and racism.
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