RICHMOND, Va. | The Latest: Virginia governor to “focus on race and equity”

RICHMOND, Va. | The Latest: Virginia governor to “focus on race and equity”

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on scandals involving Virginia’s Democratic leaders (all times local):

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he initially overreacted to a yearbook blackface photo in comments that set off a political crisis engulfing the state’s Democratic leadership.

Northam told “CBS This Morning” in an interview broadcast Monday that he was “in a state of shock” and mistakenly took responsibility for the image of a man in blackface and a man in a Ku Klux Klan outfit because he had never seen it before, even though it was on his yearbook page.

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