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Mark Herring

  1. elections of 2021
    McAuliffe Cruises to Virginia Gubernatorial NominationThere were no big primary upsets in the two states holding off-year elections, but Virginia Democrats are nervous anyway.
  2. politics
    Will Public Support Save Andrew Cuomo?He’s fairly popular now, but the record shows men like him don’t easily recover.
  3. 2021 elections
    Is Terry McAuliffe the Best Virginia Democrats Can Offer for Governor?Though he’s a politician of the past, McAuliffe is the 2021 gubernatorial front-runner in a party shaken by scandal.
  4. virginia
    What’s the Point of Ralph Northam Anymore?If the knock against Republicans is that they’re racist and hostile to workers’ interests, this Democratic governor isn’t a bold enough contrast.
  5. elections of 2019
    Off-Year Election Preview: Is It All About Partisanship?Unpopular Republicans struggle to win governorships in red Kentucky and Mississippi, while partisan tides help Democrats in Virginia.
  6. racism
    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Apologizes for Appearing in Blackface Skit in CollegeOld times there are not forgotten down in the Heart of Dixie.
  7. virginia
    Fairfax Says Rape Allegations Have Raised His Profile, Eyes Gubernatorial BidThe Virginia lieutenant governor is still fighting for his political life as Terry McAuliffe looms over the 2021 governor’s race.
  8. gun violence
    Northam Calls Special Session for Gun-Safety Bills After Virginia Beach MassacreVirginia Democrats are challenging Republicans to back off alliance with gun lobby after state’s second massacre in 12 years.
  9. 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.
  10. 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?
  11. 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.
  12. 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?
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. equal rites
    Virginia Attorney General Supports Gay MarriageA change of course.