| May 2, 2015
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON Three years ago Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised a proposed deal to reduce trade barriers among Pacific Rim nations as "the gold standard" for such pacts.
Now, the presidential candidate Clinton has nothing to say as President Barack...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 4:14 AM
Hampton Roads' congressional delegation is urging the director of the Air National Guard again to consider Langley Air Force Base for a cyber squadron, in a letter released Wednesday.
Addressed to Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke III, the letter is the second...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 9:04 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top Democrats began feuding over President Barack Obama's trade initiative Tuesday as his bid for a major late-term win began tearing at the party's unity and threatened to expose old divisions ahead of the 2016...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:03 AM
Homeland Security Department Secretary Jeh Johnson arrived on Capitol Hill Thursday with a message for lawmakers: Stop focusing on low morale at my agency — you're only making it worse.
Johnson met with the chairman and top Democrat of a House...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:57 PM
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas was chosen over Langley Air Force Base in Hampton to host the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Headquarters (AFIMSC), the Air Force announced Wednesday.
While it's a blow to plans that would have...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Millions of children know the story of Pocahontas. They know that, thanks to the help of the Powhatan tribe, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas survived when others had failed. As Virginians, we know Indian tribes have played an...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:45 PM
In a letter released Monday, several members of the Virginia delegation — most from Hampton Roads — asked the director of the Air National Guard to establish a cyberoperations squadron at Langley Air Force Base.
The letter was signed by U.S....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:42 AM
WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration is considering three sites — including two in Maryland — as viable options for a new headquarters building for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a long awaited short list...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:45 PM
— Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County.
On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:46 AM
WASHINGTON — Officials in Virginia and Maryland are taking steps to avoid a repeat of the 2012 elections, when some voters experienced long delays at polling stations, according to a recent federal report.
About 12 percent of all voters in both...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Angry lawmakers rebuked the Secret Service director Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency’s failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks were installed on the front door only after the breach.
For a second...