Posts Tagged Mark Herring

Tradition of AGs Stepping Down to Run for Governor Dates to 1950’s


Former Virginia Attorney General, Lindsay Almond (Credit: Library of Congress)

For the last 60 years, trying to move from the attorney general’s office to the governor’s mansion has usually meant stepping down — resigning from one office to focus on being elected to the other. Michael Pope has this look at the reasons why.

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General Assembly May Consider Expanding Attorney General’s Jurisdiction for Hate Crimes


Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Credit: Edward Kimmel via / CC)

Virginia’s attorney general is hoping members of the General Assembly will give his office new authority to go after hate crimes. Michael Pope reports.


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Va Attorney General Launches Investigation into Catholic Church


Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring at a press conference in Richmond Wednesday. Herring announced a new tip line for survivors of sexual abuse. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

Virginia’s Attorney General has received multiple reports of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the state. His office is investigating, and announced Wednesday a new hotline in hopes of receiving further tips. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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