| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:29 PM
A national Tea Party group brought its cross-country bus tour to the Roanoke Valley Thursday.
The parking lot of the Roanoke Civic Center was the 24th stop for the Tea Party Express, and Roanoke delivered a modest crowd for the midday rally.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:10 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell intends to endorse fellow Republican George Allen's 2012 U.S. Senate bid on Friday.
McDonnell's political action committee will announce his support for the former governor and senator in a morning e-mail to their political...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Republican frontrunner George Allen has agreed to participate in all three debates the Republican Party of
Virginia is holding next year for its candidates in the 2012 U.S. Senate race.
Allen's campaign manager, Mike Thomas, announced the decision in a...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Howard Schnellenberger will retire from coaching after Saturday’s game at FAU Stadium.
Schnellenberger’s career is marked by the legendary coaches he learned from, the championships the coaching staffs he was on won, and his ability to...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Two former governors traded blame for the failing economy and disputed at what point contraception occurs during the first debate of Virginia's nationally prominent 2012 U.S. Senate race.
Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine faced off...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 1:53 PM
The 2012 election is still 14 months away, but Virginia's U.S. Senate race is a statistical dead heat.
According to a poll conducted by Roanoke College, Republican George Allen leads Democrat Tim Kaine 42 percent to 39 percent, with 19 percent undecided....
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Republican George Allen brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to Botetourt County Wednesday. He outlined a three-part plan he says will help businesses create jobs, save taxpayers' money and protect workers rights.
Allen unveiled his "Freedom to...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Eleven months out, and the candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race are hard at work.
Tuesday, Democrat Tim Kaine brought his campaign to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke.
A higher education bond package that Kaine supported...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:28 AM
Republican Senate Candidate George Allen brought his campaign to Danville today.
Allen met with supporters at Mary's Diner after touring Noblis, a company bringing jobs and a super computer to Southern Virginia.
Small business owners told Allen...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:56 AM
One of five Republican candidates for Virginia's open U.S. Senate seat is dropping out of the contest.
Northern Virginia television production company owner Tim Donner dropped out of the race on Wednesday. Donner says most Republicans and the state party...
| May 16, 2011
| 4:08 PM
George Allen might be the odds-on favorite to win the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, but Jamie Radtke is hoping to give him a run for his money. Radtke visited Roanoke Monday, on a campaign swing that took her through Southwest Virginia.