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Kate Masters

Kate Masters

Kate Masters is a reporter for the Virginia Mercury, an affiliate of the nonprofit States Newsroom. An award-winning reporter, Kate grew up in Northern Virginia before moving to the Midwest, earning her degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. The Florida Phoenix also is a part of the States Newsroom, which includes media outlets in 18 states, covering state government and politics.

Gov. Northam also targeted in plot to kidnap Michigan governor; Northam, family weren’t in danger

By: - October 13, 2020

The group of men accused of conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as part an alleged terrorist plot also targeted Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, the Detroit News reported Tuesday morning. An FBI special agent testified during a hearing in federal court that the three defendants had discussed “taking out” a sitting governor, specifically mentioning Whitmer and […]