Richmond, VA: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, loses key support; future in doubt

Richmond, VA: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, loses key support; future in doubt

RICHMOND, VA (AP) — Virginia Governor Ralph Northam appears to have almost no choice but to resign after losing support from virtually the entire state Democratic party and other key allies, who urged the governor to leave office because of a racist photo in which he appeared more than 30 years ago.

The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus, the state House Democratic Caucus and the state Senate Democratic Caucus all called on Northam to resign late Friday, along with several key progressive groups that have been some of the governor’s closest political allies.

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