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Post-Racist Photo: Va. Governor's Time In Office Will Be Ineffective, Bourne Says

Steve Inskeep talks to Virginia Delegate Jeff Bourne, a member of the state's Legislative Black Caucus, who's calling on Ralph Northam to resign. NPR's Sarah McCammon weighs in on the conversation. ... read more

Michigan Churches React as UMC Maintains Plan to Ban Same-Sex Marriage, LGBTQ Clergy

It was presented again by the Rev. Tom Berlin of Virginia as a minority report during the plenary session of the General Conference made up of 864 invited delegates ... holding dozens of listening ... read more

'The LGBTQ is a modern day version of the Ku Klux Klan': Republican West Virginia delegate brands the gay community a 'terrorist group'

Republican Eric Porterfield, who sits in the West Virginia House of Delegates ... run on the Republican ticked for the House of Delegates 'due to legislative bills proposed by a social liberal'. 'If ... read more

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Revolt in West Virginia’s Coal Country

“You don’t listen ... feeling among the state’s political observers is that, despite the present progressive energy, Swearengin faces steep odds. “Politically speaking, this is an extreme long shot,” ... read more

United Methodists Vote to Keep Traditional Marriage Stance

Methodists from outside the US, who favor more traditional positions on sexuality, made up 41 percent of the general conference’s 864 delegates. A full 30 percent were from Africa. “This session ... ... read more

Former VT Delegate Who Joined Sanders at Roll Call: “How Do We Move Forward Without Compromise?”

For more, we’re joined by Shyla Nelson, former national delegate for Bernie Sanders from Vermont, co-founder of Election Justice. Welcome to Democracy Now! Shyla ... among our delegates and among the ... read more

Worth Noting

Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7 p.m. This month our speaker is Virginia House Delegate from the 40th district ... More importantly, he wishes to hear his constituents' ... read more

Mann, on education bill: "I believe in our educators"

putting her "heart and soul" into the bill, he worries "we're getting the cart before the horse." "I believe in our educators," he said. "I think overall they need consistency, and I think we need to ... read more

This week in history: Patrick Henry calls for liberty or death

On March 23, 1775, Virginia lawyer and politician Patrick Henry gave his famous “Give me liberty or give me death” speech at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia. The speech dramatized ... read more

Town hall meetings to continue without congressional delegation

He said the group has reached out for several months requesting Enzi, Barrasso and Cheney host their ... had visits and listening sessions with hundreds of constituents across the state, including ... read more

Sister of anti-trans ex-Va. delegate says loss was karma

... my constituents and I'm not going to attack my constituents.' The race was one of the year's most high profile, drawing international attention and big money to the northern Virginia House of ... read more

Va. Senate votes to allow guns in restaurants

The Democratically-controlled Virginia Senate has voted to allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry guns in restaurants that serve alcohol, as long as the person carrying the weapon does not ... read more

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