Since August, Candidates Have Shifted Tactics on Confederate Monuments

Confederate Monuments Protest

City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber)

If you had asked Virginians a year ago what topics would dominate the race for Governor, Confederate monuments might not have topped the list. But a rally in Charlottesville changed everything. Now, Confederate monuments have become a flashpoint in the race for Virginia’s next Governor. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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