Republican wins in Virginia governor race: projections
06 November 2021 | 12:49 pm
In a major setback for US President Joe Biden's Democratic Party, Glenn Youngkin is poised to become the first Republican to win statewide office in Virginia since 2009.
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Governor Ralph Northam has walked back an admission that he appeared in a racist costume in the 1980s. Top figures in his Democratic party have called on him to step down.
20 Apr 2019
Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, a fiscally conservative but socially liberal Republican has called Donald Trump a "schoolyard bully" and said the US president has left the nation in "great peril."
1 Jun 2019
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