Government & Courts

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Man killed in shootout with trooper after Augusta traffic stop

Virginia State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead after a traffic stop on I-64 in Augusta County Thursday, October 16. At 7:30pm, a trooper stopped a Ford Windstar minivan that was traveling east on the interstate near the 89 mile marker, police said in a press release. While the trooper was obtaining […]

Virginia’s Third Congressional District was so blatantly gerrymandered that even the conservative Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals sent lawmakers back to the drawing board to rework its borders.

District nein: Virginia’s congressional map fails judicial review

Odd Dominion is an unabashedly liberal, bi-monthly op-ed column covering Virginia politics. If we here at the Odd Dominion could wave a magic wand and implement a single federal law, it would be this: All current non-statewide voting districts in Virginia are hereby dissolved, and all future districts, on both the state and national level, […]