Notable deaths this year in Virginia politics that may have gone unnoticed: Requiescat in pace.
To retake power, Democrats can’t count on Republicans misbehaving. Maybe that’s why Democrats toyed with misbehaving themselves. After their lives flashed before their eyes in November, Democrats considered returning to Richmond for a special session of the legislature.
Reduced to a minority in the House and holding a shaky edge in the Virginia Senate that could determine the future of clean energy, worker and voter rights, LGBTQ protections and marijuana legalization, Democrats again find themselves in the wilderness — without a compass.
Glenn Youngkin may find some things missing in the job description for an incoming Virginia governor.
Mary Sue Terry, the first — and until Nov. 2, the only — woman elected statewide in Virginia has had seven careers. Her latest career: the ministry.