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Herring to run for Virginia governor in 2021

By LAURA VOZZELLA, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring will make a run for governor in 2021, attempting to use his perch as the state’s top lawyer as a springboard to the Executive Mansion. Herring, a Democrat who surprised many by taking a pass on the 2017 governor’s race, has been spreading the word to allies and donors in recent weeks. He confirmed his plans to The Washington Post on Friday.

VaNews December 8, 2018


Attorney General Mark Herring to introduce anti-hate-crimes legislation

By GREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring (D) on Thursday will propose a package of legislation aimed at combating hate crimes and reining in white-supremacist violence, the third year in a row he has sought similar changes to state law. Herring has so far had zero success in getting the General Assembly to pass such measures. In the meantime, reports of hate crimes have continued to rise.

VaNews November 15, 2018