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Virginia: State in the United States
Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; Virginia Beach is the most populous city, and Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The Commonwealth's estimated population as of 2018 is over 8.5 million.

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Trump and Pence hit the road ahead of impeachment proceedings

President Trump and Vice President Pence are on the road this weekend trying to rally support in upcoming elections. Pence was in Virginia speaking at a Republican "Get Out the Vote" event. Meanwhile,..
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Virginia doctor jailed for 'unnecessary surgeries on unsuspecting patients,' charged with health care fraud

Javaid Perwaiz, a Virginia OB-GYN, was arrested and charged with health care fraud and making false statements relating to health care matters.
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Thunberg sets sail for Spain climate talks [Video]Thunberg sets sail for Spain climate talks

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg set off for Spain from Virginia aboard a catamaran on Wednesday, after an 11-week tour of North America to demand action on climate change that included an..

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Pence lays a wreath, says every veteran a 'hero' [Video]Pence lays a wreath, says every veteran a 'hero'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Virginia on Veterans Day Monday, and described every veteran as a "hero to the American people."

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Democrats Win Kentucky And Seize Virginia State Legislature [Video]Democrats Win Kentucky And Seize Virginia State Legislature

Democrats beat a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump in Kentucky. According to Reuters, Democrats also seized control of the state legislature in Virginia. These wins could be a hint..

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'We're gonna start bringing Kentucky together': Governor-elect [Video]'We're gonna start bringing Kentucky together': Governor-elect

Kentucky Democratic Governor-elect Andy Beshear, who scored a narrow victory over Governor Matt Bevin despite an election-eve rally headlined by President Trump, said on Wednesday that he was going to..

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Jury selection begins in Roger Stone trial [Video]Jury selection begins in Roger Stone trial

The criminal trial of President Donald Trump's long-time advisor Roger Stone began on Tuesday with the start of jury selection, as he faces charges arising from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's..

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Nationals fans excited as World Series returns to D.C. for first time since 1933 [Video]Nationals fans excited as World Series returns to D.C. for first time since 1933

Nationals fans excited as World Series returns to Washington, D.C. for first time since 1933

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Hillary Clinton eulogizes Elijah Cummings [Video]Hillary Clinton eulogizes Elijah Cummings

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday praised the late Elijah Cummings, a leading force in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, as someone who "stood against..

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'This is my America too' - artist Kehinde Wiley on his sculpture in Times Square [Video]'This is my America too' - artist Kehinde Wiley on his sculpture in Times Square

"We want more. We demand more. And today, we say yes to something that looks like us." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Trump welcomes new military chief [Video]Trump welcomes new military chief

President Donald Trump welcomed his new Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, as it rained during a special ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia Monday. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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In the rain, Pres. Trump welcomes new military chief [Video]In the rain, Pres. Trump welcomes new military chief

President Donald Trump welcomed his new Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, as it rained during a special ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia Monday. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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KFC Has Paired Fried Chicken With Glazed Doughnuts [Video]KFC Has Paired Fried Chicken With Glazed Doughnuts

Kentucky Fried Chicken is now serving donuts at dozens of locations throughout the United States. On Tuesday, the fried chicken chain announced it is testing "Chicken and Donuts" for a limited time...

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From Pariah to Powerhouse: Ralph Northam’s Unlikely Rebirth in Virginia

Nine months after a racist picture in his medical school yearbook sparked widespread demands he resign, Mr. Northam will govern with Democrats controlling both houses of the legislature.
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How Voters Turned Virginia from Deep Red to Solid Blue

A new kind of suburbanization is sweeping through politics, from Richmond to Atlanta, Houston, Denver and elsewhere, and Democrats are starting to breach Republicans’ firewalls in elections.
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Democrat Ghazala Hashmi becomes first Muslim woman elected to Virginia's state Senate

Virginia Democrat Ghazala Hashmi joined CBSN to discuss her historic win in this week's elections and her goals as a state Senator.
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Betsy DeVos cancels debt for 1,500 students after facing lawsuit

Virginia Representative Bobby Scott says the decision still falls "well short" of providing necessary relief
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Congressional Democrats to Revive Equal Rights Amendment Push

Democrats aim to repeal an expired deadline on the measure to ensure equality of the sexes, clearing the way for Virginia — where they just won legislative control — to be the last state to ratify..
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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says opening season with conference games a 'money grab'

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim expressed his displeasure at the ACC beginning the season with league games after his Orange lost to Virginia.
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Woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade wins election in Virginia

A former government contractor in Virginia who famously gave the president's motorcade a one-finger salute won the race Tuesday for a seat on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Juli Briskman ran..
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Democrats win key elections in Virginia

The results of Tuesday's election could signal trouble for Republicans. Democrats won key elections in Virginia. As Ed O'Keefe reports, Republicans are especially concerned about the suburbs in..
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What do last night's election results mean for 2020?

As Democrats celebrate election victories in Kentucky and Virginia, what do these outcomes mean for the 2020 election? Democratic strategist Joel Payne and Republican strategist Joseph Pinion joined..
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After Democratic legislative gains, Virginia governor vows new gun-control push

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's push for new gun control laws after the May massacre of 12 people in Virginia Beach flopped when the Republican-controlled state legislature acquiesced to his call for..
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Democrats celebrate significant election victories in Kentucky and Virginia

Democrats are claiming election victories in Kentucky and Virginia. Larry Sabato, director of University of Virginia's Center for Politics, joins CBSN with more on the results from the two states.
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On the front lines of substance abuse: "We have to do better"

John Shinholser and Honesty Liller of the McShin Foundation in Virginia offer life-saving help to individuals fighting for a second chance.
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Pro-abortion rights activists claim major victories in Kentucky and Virginia

Kentucky is one of the most hostile states toward abortion access and passed a so-called "heartbeat" ban earlier this year.
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How do Americans feel about the future of our country?

Face the Nation traveled to Richmond to talk politics with a group of Virginians one month into the new administration. We asked, how do voices outside Washington feel about President Trump?
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Top Dem on Senate Intel Committee says Trump tweets on wiretaps "very reckless"

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia says tweets made by President Donald Trump on possible wiretaps of his offices are "reckless." The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee says it "does not take..
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Full Interview: Mark Warner, March 5

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia sits down with Face the Nation Host John Dickerson to discuss President Trump's tweets on wiretapping and the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation into Russian ties.
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In Virginia, a vote against Trumpism, but the rest is up for debate: Mastio & Lawrence

Suburban political dynamic shows Trump is in trouble, but Democrats face their own challenges.
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Sen. Mark Warner: Donald Trump Jr.'s emails are "black and white" evidence of Russian intent

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee Senator Mark Warner, D-Virginia, discusses how Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russians will impact the investigation into Russian meddling.
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Kentucky and Virginia Democrats Push New Agendas After Election

Andy Beshear, who leads in the Kentucky governor’s race, vowed to increase funding for public education and health care, while Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia said he would push for gun control...
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Officials face questions about what was done to prevent Charlottesville violence

CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson to share the latest on the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Open: This is "Face the Nation," August 13

This week on "Face the Nation," host John Dickerson interviews Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, and Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to discuss the violent events in..
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Charlottesville mayor says President Trump "should look in the mirror"

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer joins "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson to discuss the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia
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Sen. Tim Kaine on the push to remove Confederate monuments

Senator Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, addresses the violent events in Charlottesville and discusses the push to remove confederate monuments with Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson.
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Extended interview: Sen. Tim Kaine on "Face the Nation"

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, sits down with John Dickerson, CBS News' chief Washington correspondent and anchor of "Face the Nation."
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The Equal Rights Amendment May Pass Now. It’s Only Been 96 Years.

Virginia, now under Democratic control, is likely to be the 38th state to ratify the amendment. The Supreme Court could decide what happens next.
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Election results' impact on abortion rights in Virginia and Kentucky

Democrats have claimed victory in key races in Virginia and Kentucky after Tuesday's elections. It may also be a win for abortion rights activists. CBS News reporter Kate Smith joined CBSN to discuss..
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'Virginia is officially blue.' Democrats regain control of legislature, clearing way for liberal policies

Democrats won control of Virginia's government for the first time in decades. The party solidified the state's blue status for the 2020 race, too.
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She flipped off Trump and lost her job. Now, she just won an election in Virginia

Juli Briskman lost her job after a photo of her flipping off President Donald Trump went viral. On Tuesday, she beat a Republican for local office.
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Democrats declare victory in Kentucky, take Virginia legislature

Democrats are claiming a significant election day prize in Kentucky. State Attorney General Andy Beshear says he defeated Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. The race is officially too close to call, but..
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Eye Opener: New details emerge from the massacre in Mexico

A heavily armed person possibly connected to the murder of nine Americans in Mexico has been detained. Also, Democrats declare victory in the Kentucky governor's race and win control of Virginia's..
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Democrats win control of Virginia legislature

Democrats flipped control of Virginia's Senate and House and gained outright control of state government in a state that is often a battleground for the White House. (Nov. 6)  
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Va. candidate who lost when names were drawn from bowl wins rematch

Democrat Shelly Simonds beat Republican Delegate David Yancey two years after their contest was so close it was settled with a drawing
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Democrats flip Virginia State Senate

According to the Associated Press, Democrats in Virginia have flipped the state's House and Senate. The results mark the first time in 25 years that Virginia has been controlled by Democratic..
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Election takeaways: What we learned from Kentucky, Virginia, and Mississippi

Democrats appear to have won the Kentucky governor's race but Trump's allies said a flawed GOP candidate - not the president - was to blame for the poor showing.
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Shelly Simonds, Who Lost Random Draw in 2017 Race, Wins Handily in Virginia

The Democrat took back the seat she lost when her Republican opponent’s name was randomly drawn from a bowl after a tie vote.
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Democrats win control of House and Senate in Virginia

Democrats now control all three branches of government in Virginia for the first time in a generation
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Democrat Andy Beshear addresses supporters as he holds narrow lead in Kentucky governor race

Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades Tuesday while the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky was too close to call despite a..
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Democrats Win Big in Virginia and Hold Slim Lead in Kentucky Governor’s Election

With backing from Kentucky’s urban centers, the Democratic candidate, Andy Beshear, had an edge over Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican.
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Sen. Warner encourages student activists to keep pressure on gun control

Senator Mark Warner, D-Virginia, sits down with Margaret Brennan to discuss gun legislation proposals and the problems the Senate Intelligence Committee wants Facebook to tackle.
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Sen. Warner: Trump allies playing "fast and loose" with confidential information

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, joins "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the school shooting in Santa Fe and the latest on the Russia investigation, including why he says the..
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Live coverage: What do the 2019 elections signal about Trump and the national mood?

Elections in Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia might offer a glimpse into how voters are feeling ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Judgment Day comes for Virginia Republicans

Republicans hold razor-thin majorities in the state's legislature, and Democrats are hoping to flip both chambers in what was once a GOP stronghold
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Face the Nation - Anthony Salvanto, Leslie Sanchez, Amy Walter

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on Virginia female voters and their thoughts leading into midterms and what has changed between the Democrats and Republicans since summer.
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Sen. Tim Kaine discusses President Trump, Charlottesville

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, weighs in on President Trump's response to last year's violence in Charlottesville.
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Sen. Tim Kaine weighs in on his GOP opponent, Corey Stewart

Sen. Tim Kaine, D - Virginia, spoke with Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan in Richmond late last week.
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Sen. Tim Kaine calls for "reasonable regulation" of social media companies

Sen. Tim Kaine, D - Virginia, spoke with Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan late last week in Richmond.
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