Ralph Northam

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview at the Governor's Mansion, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 in Richmond, Va.
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February 11, 2019 - 8:29 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on scandals involving Virginia's Democratic leaders (all times local): 10:25 a.m. A group of black clergy and community leaders is asking for a moratorium on the widespread calls for Virginia's governor and attorney general to resign over their admissions they wore...
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Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax welcomes visitors to the gallery at the opening of the senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
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February 09, 2019 - 12:37 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor has urged authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him, but hasn't heeded calls to resign and it is unclear what comes next for the once-rising star of the state Democratic Party. Two women have made allegations...
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blackface
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February 07, 2019 - 10:51 am
By Harmeet Kaur, CNN (CNN) -- It's been nearly 200 years since white performers first started painting their faces black to mock enslaved Africans in minstrel shows across the United States. It was racist and offensive then, and still is today. The latest controversy to erupt over blackface is a...
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Justin Fairfax
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February 04, 2019 - 7:10 pm
By Dan Merica, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax said reports that he committed sexual assault are false and he instead described an encounter that was "100% consensual." The allegation was first published on the conservative website Big League Politics on Sunday night...
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February 04, 2019 - 2:12 pm
By Alan Suderman, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam met privately on Monday with top administration officials but gave no public signal he intends to step down amid unrelenting pressure to resign over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page...
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Tara Raigns, of Petersburg, Va., right, reacts to Gov. Ralph Northam's comments during a news conference in the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.
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February 04, 2019 - 6:58 am
(AP) — When Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused to resign last week, he did so in the shadow of a Capitol built by a founding father and a slave owner, in the former seat of the Confederacy still wrestling with what to do about statues that honor those who fought to preserve slavery. The 35-year-...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
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February 02, 2019 - 9:33 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor on Saturday vowed to remain in office despite widespread calls for his resignation after a racist photo surfaced on a school yearbook page. His refusal to step down could signal a potentially long and bruising fight with his former supporters. Gov. Ralph...
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 In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, people fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
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August 08, 2018 - 5:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville on Wednesday declared a state of emergency ahead of the one-year anniversary of a violent white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens of others injured. Officials said the declaration would streamline...
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