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Justin Fairfax

  1. vision 2020
    Terry McAuliffe Won’t Run for President in 2020The ebullient former Clinton money man will refocus on Virginia, where his party’s troubles may enable him to return to the governorship in 2021.
  2. power
    Justin Fairfax’s Victims Say He’s a Manipulative Sexual PredatorVanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson’s accounts share a striking similarity.
  3. power
    Justin Fairfax Accuser Describes Alleged Sexual Assault in Detail“It was like I had just walked into a trap,” Vanessa Tyson told Gayle King in her first televised interview.
  4. racism
    How Much Does ‘Racial Ideology’ Matter If Racism Itself Persists?A New York Times op-ed argues that Americans are divided less by their “race” than by what they believe about race and racism. Does it even matter?
  5. racism
    Justin Fairfax and the Lies We Tell About LynchingsFairfax compared the sexual-assault allegations he’s facing to a lynching. Little could be further from the truth.
  6. power
    Justin Fairfax’s Accuser Says Sexual Violence Is ‘Killing’ WomenDr. Vanessa Tyson spoke about #MeToo at her first public appearance since coming forward with her allegations against the lieutenant governor.
  7. virginia
    Why Ralph Northam’s Racist Fiasco Is a Golden Opportunity for Black VotersRalph Northam is going on a listening tour. If he genuinely listens, he has a chance to be a transformative leader. Will he?
  8. politics
    Ralph Northam’s Effort to Learn About Racism Is Off to a Rocky StartThe embattled Virginia governor, who says he will not resign, apologized after referring to slaves as “indentured servants” in an interview.
  9. virginia
    Senators Call on Justin Fairfax to Resign After Second Sexual Assault AllegationAfter a second woman accused Virginia Lt. Governor Fairfax of sexual assault — and provided corroborating evidence — national Democrats want him out.
  10. politics
    A Second Woman Is Accusing Virginia Lieutenant Governor of Sexual AssaultJustin Fairfax faces a second sexual assault allegation as scandal continues to engulf Virginia politics.
  11. virginia
    Virginia Scandals Cast Shadow Over Democrats’ Election HopesEven after the immediate crises pass, they may hurt Dems’ chances for shoring up state control, and even revive hopes that Trump could win the state.
  12. politics
    A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Top Virginia PoliticiansFrom the racist yearbook photo to sexual-assault allegations.
  13. virginia
    Virginia’s Racist Past Is PresentRalph Northam and Mark Herring may have grown since their blackface days. But so did the black contemporaries subjected to their culture of ridicule.
  14. power
    Virginia Lieutenant Governor’s Accuser Releases Statement“I cannot believe, given my obvious distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual.”
  15. virginia
    Read the Statement Accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault“I cannot believe, given my obvious state of distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual,” writes Dr. Vanessa Tyson.
  16. virginia
    Scandal Engulfs Virginia’s Top 3 State OfficeholdersThe governor and attorney general wore blackface. The lieutenant governor is facing sexual-assault allegations. The way forward is unclear.
  17. racism
    Democrats Call for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to Resign Over Racist PhotoThe Virginia governor apologized after appearing in a picture of two men wearing a KKK robe and blackface. But Democrats want him gone.
  18. It’s All About Turnout: Virginia Gubernatorial Candidates Rev Up Their BasesIn a contest with huge implications for 2018, it’s coming down the stretch to a battle of turnout operations.