Virginia Senate Votes to Repeal Ultrasound Law Virginia Senate Democrats, enjoying a new majority in the upper chamber, are trying to repeal a law mandating that women seeking abortions undergo ultrasounds.
Northam Defeats Jackson in Race for Va. Lt. Gov.Democratic state Sen. Ralph Northam on Tuesday defeated Republican E.W. Jackson for Virginia's lieutenant governor, in a race sharply defined by social issues.
Jackson, Northam Clash in Va. Lieutenant Governor DebateVirginia's lieutenant governor candidates — as starkly different in style as they are in politics — clashed Tuesday night over health care, how to care for the dangerously mentally ill and women's access to reproductive health services.
Va. Senate Panel Backs Smoking RestrictionA Virginia Senate committee has endorsed legislation making it illegal for adults to smoke with kids in the car.