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Feb 15, 2019

Virginia Governor Asks Lawmakers to Focus on Budget 'Equity'

Virginia Governor Asks Lawmakers to Focus on Budget 'Equity'

Virginians are split over whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign over a photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page showing people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan robe, a new Washington Post-Schar...

Feb 10, 2019

Poll: Virginians Split Over Whether Northam Should Resign

Poll: Virginians Split Over Whether Northam Should Resign

Virginians are split over whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign over a photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page showing people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan robe, a new Washington Post-Schar...

Feb 10, 2019

Virginia's Lt. Gov. Fairfax Resists Calls to Step Down

Virginia's Lt. Gov. Fairfax Resists Calls to Step Down

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...

Feb 9, 2019

Northam Says Remainder of Term to Focus on Racial Equality

Northam Says Remainder of Term to Focus on Racial Equality

Virginia's embattled governor says he wants to spend the remaining three years of his term pursuing racial "equity."

Feb 9, 2019

Black Virginia Voters Feel Betrayed, Left in No-Win Scenario

Black Virginia Voters Feel Betrayed, Left in No-Win Scenario

Eva Siakam's choice to campaign for Ralph Northam in 2017 was a simple one: He was a Democrat and endorsed by Barack Obama, America's first black president.

Feb 8, 2019

How Virginia Gov. Survives Scandal by Staying Out of Sight

How Virginia Gov. Survives Scandal by Staying Out of Sight

He promised to start an honest conversation about race and how to heal the lingering wounds of Virginia's painful past. Then he disappeared.

Feb 6, 2019

Yearbook Staff Disagree On Whether Racist Photo Was Mix-Up

Yearbook Staff Disagree On Whether Racist Photo Was Mix-Up

Medical school alumni say a racist photo on Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 yearbook page is likely to have gone unnoticed after it was first published.

Feb 3, 2019

Source: Northam Holds 'Urgent Meeting' Amid Calls to Resign

Source: Northam Holds 'Urgent Meeting' Amid Calls to Resign

Virginia's Democratic governor, Ralph Northam, convened an "urgent meeting with top staff and administration officials of color as he faces intense pressure to resign.

Feb 2, 2019

Lt. Gov. Fairfax Condemns Northam Photo

Lt. Gov. Fairfax Condemns Northam Photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused mounting calls for his resignation after a photo surfaced on his yearbook page showing people in blackface and a KKK robe, stressing that he "truly" doesn't believe he was in...

Feb 3, 2019

Gov. Northam Won't Resign, Says He's Not in Racist Photo

Gov. Northam Won't Resign, Says He's Not in Racist Photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused mounting calls for his resignation after a photo surfaced on his yearbook page showing people in blackface and a KKK robe, stressing that he "truly" doesn't believe he was in...

Covering Northern Virginia
Meet News4's Northern Virginia Bureau. Bureau Chief Julie Carey has been covering Northern Virginia since joining News4 in 1992. Her reporting has taken her all over the Commonwealth, including Richmond where she has covered the governor, the general assembly, and every election since 1993. Follow Julie on Twitter.

David Culver was born and raised in Fairfax, and after an internship at News4 and stints as a reporter, anchor and producer for WAVY-TV, the NBC station in Norfolk, he joined News4 in December 2012. Follow David on Twitter.