Virginia politicians comment on Saturday’s Juneteenth holiday

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(WFXR) – Many Virginia politicians have commented on Saturday’s Juneteenth holiday, which commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.

Below are comments from various politicians from the Commonwealth:

Gov. Ralph Northam

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

Attorney General Mark Herring

Candidate for attorney general, Jason Miyares

Republican candidate for governor, Glenn Youngkin

Democratic candidate for governor, Terry McAuliffe

Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, Winsome Sears

Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Hala Ayala

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