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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax denies the sexual assault allegations made by two women. Fairfax and his accusers have been invited to testify at a hearing before a Virginia General Assembly panel. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam places hand over his heart at a funeral for a state trooper Saturday in Chilhowie, Va., during one of his first public appearances since the blackface scandal broke. Steve Helber/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Virginia State Leaders Hold On Tight To Office After More Than A Week Of Turmoil

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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the state Senate at the Capitol on Thursday. One day later, a second woman came forward with sexual assault allegations against the politician. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, D-Va., has not called for embattled Gov. Ralph Northam to resign. Should Northam step aside, Fairfax would become Virginia's second black governor. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Eyes On Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax As Gov. Northam Resists Calls To Resign

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