Virginia governor’s race

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Virginia Secedes From Biden’s Party

“I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.” With this remark — arrogant, dismissive, contemptuous — in his debate with Glenn Youngkin, Terry McAuliffe committed a historic gaffe. From that debate forward, his poll numbers steadily sank until McAuliffe lost his lead, and with it, the election. And going down to

Elections

Youngkin wins Virginia governor’s race, jolting Democrats

Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governor’s race early Wednesday, tapping into culture war fights over schools and race to unite former President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters with enough suburban voters to become the first Republican to win statewide office here in 12 years. The 54-year-old Youngkin’s defeat of Democrat Terry McAuliffe marked a sharp

Politics

Youngkin, McAuliffe in last-minute scramble to rally voters

Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin raced to fire up their party’s base voters in opposite ends of Virginia on Sunday as they worked to drive up turnout in a deadlocked and bitter contest for governor that will be scrutinized as a bellwether ahead of next year’s midterms elections. McAuliffe, who served as governor

Politics

A test for Trumpism: Virginia Republicans seek new playbook

The national Republican Party in Washington is at war with itself, struggling to reconcile a bitter divide between former President Donald Trump’s fierce loyalists and those who want Trumpism purged from the GOP. They need only look across the Potomac River into Virginia to see the dangers that lurk if they cannot correct course. In

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