Virginia GOP Bribes Democratic State Senator To Resign So They Can Stop Medicaid Expansion

The Washington Post reported on Sunday evening that State Senator Phillip Puckett, a Democrat, will resign from office Monday. Puckett is resigning so he can take on a new job as deputy director of the state's tobacco commission, a position with significant benefits.

Special Election Victory By Democrat Jennifer Wexton Completes GOP Collapse in Virginia

In a battle to determine party control of the VA Senate, Jennifer Wexton (D) coasted to a resounding 53-37 victory over John Whitbeck (R).