Virginia assault weapon ban fails

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.

Virginia moves closer to expanding gambling, sports wagering

Virginia is a step closer than ever to expanding gambling and sports wagering. A casino gambling bill is heading to the State Senate for the first time ever.  The news comes amid reports that the Washington Redskins – after lobbying Maryland lawmakers – now appear to be seeking a sports betting license as part of a possible new stadium in Virginia.