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Little harm seen from Virginia's scandals

Mar 04, 2019 - The Washington Post
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Embarrassments and accusations hurt officials, but not state's economy

When blackface scandals and sexual assault allegations engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials last month, many worried the state might lose business or economic development opportunities and that the incidents would hurt efforts to recruit workers and students.

So far, that does not appear to be the case.

The controversies had brief - though intense - impact but do not seem to have dampened interest...