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Justin Edward Fairfax is an American attorney and politician serving as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Virginia since 2018. A member of the Democratic Party, he defeated Republican nominee Jill Vogel in the 2017 election. He is the second African American elected statewide, following Douglas Wilder, who was elected to the same position in 1985 and became Virginia Governor in the 1989 election.

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Woman who alleged rape by Fairfax, Maggette spotlights issue of revictimization

Meredith Watson allegedly was raped by Justin Fairfax in 2000 and previously by Corey Maggette. Sexual assault experts say revictimization isn't rare
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Vanessa Tyson, who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, talks women reporting abuse

A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia’s lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn’t shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts..
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Videos for Justin Fairfax

Fairfax Stanford Accuser Asks For Awareness [Video]Fairfax Stanford Accuser Asks For Awareness

Dr. Vanessa Tyson recently accused Virginia’s lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. On Tuesday, she made a plea for institutions and individuals alike to stand up to sexual violence..

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Fairfax accuser, Vanessa Tyson speaks out [Video]Fairfax accuser, Vanessa Tyson speaks out

Vanessa Tyson, the woman who has accused Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, made her first public appearance on Tuesday at a symposium at Stanford University to speak about..

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Justin Fairfax Law Firm Asking Him To Step Down [Video]Justin Fairfax Law Firm Asking Him To Step Down

Business Insider reports that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is on leave from the north Virginia law firm where he works. The firm is investigating allegations of sexual assault against Fairfax. "As..

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Virginia Democrats Not Ready To Begin Impeachment of Lieutenant Governor [Video]Virginia Democrats Not Ready To Begin Impeachment of Lieutenant Governor

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault, which he denies, but held off on pursuing impeachment,..

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Fairfax Fairfax "confident in the truth"

Embattled Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax who is facing pressure to resign over accusations of sexual assault which he denies, says he is still very confident in the truth. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Pressure Goes Up On Virginia Dems To Deal Fairfax [Video]Pressure Goes Up On Virginia Dems To Deal Fairfax

Reuters reports that Virginia Democrats are scrambling to contain a series of scandals that won't go away. On Monday, Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign. They..

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Virginia governor says 'I'm not going anywhere' [Video]Virginia governor says 'I'm not going anywhere'

In an interview on CBS, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, said plans to remain in office despite calls to step down over a racist yearbook photograph. Chris Dignam has more.

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Virginia's Lt. Governor Loses Support Of His Own State Party [Video]Virginia's Lt. Governor Loses Support Of His Own State Party

According to a report by USA Today, on Saturday, Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor lost a key source of support in his own state party, who cited the 'credible nature' of the latest rape..

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2020 Democrat Presidential Candidates Call For Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax To Resign [Video]2020 Democrat Presidential Candidates Call For Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax To Resign

2020 Democrat Presidential Candidates Call For Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax To Resign

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Justin Fairfax Threatened With Impeachment if He doesn't Resign [Video]Justin Fairfax Threatened With Impeachment if He doesn't Resign

According to Business Insider, demands for Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax to resign are becoming greater as a second woman has accused him of sexual assault. Fairfax has refused to step down from..

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Virginia Lt. Gov. denies second sexual assault claim [Video]Virginia Lt. Gov. denies second sexual assault claim

Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, who earlier this week was accused of a 2004 sexual assault that he has denied, on Friday faced a new allegation that he raped a fellow Duke University..

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Pressure Mounts On Virginia Lt. Gov. [Video]Pressure Mounts On Virginia Lt. Gov.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has been accused of a heinous sexual assault that took place in 2004. His accuser is Vanessa Tyson, a professor of politics at Scripps College in California and a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax Denies Allegations of Sexual Abuse [Video]Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax Denies Allegations of Sexual Abuse

The college professor who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of a 2004 sexual assault has come forward – publicly identifying herself in a statement and describing the alleged attack in graphic..

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VA attorney general admits blackface incident in college [Video]VA attorney general admits blackface incident in college

Virginia's attorney general on Wednesday admitted to having worn blackface at a college party, becoming the state's third high-ranking Democrat caught up in scandal since the release Friday of a racist..

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Sexual assault allegation false 'smear': VA Lt. Gov. [Video]Sexual assault allegation false 'smear': VA Lt. Gov.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on Monday denied a sexual assault allegation raised in an online report, saying the "truth is 100% on our side." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Justin Fairfax's accuser speaks out

Professor Vanessa Tyson, who says Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted her in 2004, is speaking publicly for the first time since her story came out. She did not address her claim..
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Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax hit with staff resignations

Facing allegations of sexual assault, Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is experiencing some of the fallout as the Commonwealth continues to be involved in controversy. Veuer's Justin Kircher has..
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Woman accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax of sex assault to speak publicly

The first woman to accuse Virginia's lieutenant governor of misconduct is expected to speak in public Tuesday for the first time since her story came out. Vanessa Tyson says Democrat Justin Fairfax..
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Four Justin Fairfax staffers quit after sexual assault allegations

Fairfax was accused of sexual assault and rape last week by two separate women
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Sexual assault claims against Justin Fairfax draw parallels to Kavanaugh accusations

Two women have now accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, and many are calling for his resignation. Fairfax has denied the claims, saying they are an attempt to "smear" him as his..
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Virginia Democrats hold fire on impeachment of lieutenant governor

Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault, which he denies, but held off on pursuing impeachment, with the Republican..
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Pressure mounts on Virginia Democrats over sex assault, racism scandals

Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault which he denies, but held off on pursuing impeachment, with the Republican speaker..
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Virginia delegate backs down on calls to impeach Justin Fairfax

"There has been an enormous amount of sincere and thoughtful feedback," Virginia delegate Patrick Hope tweeted
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Impeachment bill against Virginia's lieutenant governor on hold

Virginia's Democratic lieutenant governor, Justin Fairfax, is under more pressure to step down after a second woman accused him of sexually assaulting her more than a decade ago. Fairfax denies both..
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Rep. Don Beyer says Northam has "sacrificed so much of his credibility"

Rep. Don Beyer, D-Virginia, tells Margaret Brennan that both Gov. Ralph Northam and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax should step down.
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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax could face articles of impeachment Monday

The second accusation of sexual assault against Fairfax has prompted one lawmaker to threaten impeachment proceedings against the lieutenant governor.
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Virginia Lt. Gov. faces new sexual assault allegation

A second woman is now accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault as scandal consumes the state's government. The woman claims Fairfax raped her in 2000 when they were college students,..
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Calls grow for Virginia leaders to resign

Justin Fairfax, the lieutenant governor of Virginia, is facing a new allegation of sexual assault, and calls for his resignation are mounting. Meanwhile, Governor Ralph Northam is refusing to step down..
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VA lawmaker says he will seek to impeach Fairfax

Virginia lawmaker Patrick Hope said late on Friday that he would introduce articles of impeachment for Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax on Monday "if he has not resigned before then." (Feb. 9)
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Virginia black caucus, Dem lawmakers call for Justin Fairfax to step down after new sexual assault accusation

The second accusation of sexual assault against Fairfax prompts one lawmaker to threaten impeachment proceedings.
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Lieutenant governor's accuser also says she was raped by a Duke basketball player

Duke investigating allegation that the woman who accused Justin Fairfax of sexual assault also was raped by a basketball player.
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Virginia Lt. Gov. accused of assault by a second woman

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is facing a second accusation of sexual assault. A woman released a statement Friday, alleging Fairfax raped her when they were both students in college. Ed O'Keefe..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Accuser vs accused: What both sides say in latest assault claim against Va. official

Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax was accused Friday by a former Duke University student of a sexual assault in 2004.
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Second woman accuses Virginia deputy governor of assault

second woman accuses virginia deputy governor of assault
Justin Fairfax, next-in-line to the governorship, calls the assault allegations a "smear campaign".
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Second woman accuses Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of 'premeditated and aggressive' sexual assault

Meredith Watson said in a statement through her lawyers that Fairfax raped her while they were students at Duke University in 2000.
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Justin Fairfax accused of sexual assault by second woman

A second woman comes forward -- a college classmate of the Virginia lieutenant governor accused him of raping her when they were at Duke in 2000
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Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax acknowledges 2014 consensual encounter with accuser, denies sexual assault

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax acknowledges that he had a consensual encounter with a colleague in a Boston hotel during the 2004 Democratic national convention but flatly denies her charges of..
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Virginians reeling as top 3 officials in government embroiled in scandals

The top three officials in Virginia's government are now all caught in separate scandals. State Attorney General Mark Herring admitted Wednesday he wore blackface to a college costume party in 1980. A..
CBS News - Published

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