| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:58 PM
RICHMOND – A committee put together to take a deep dive on state testing reforms is on track to make recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly before year's end.
The Standards of Learning Innovation Committee, created during this year's...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The guest list for Sunday morning:
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Another guest is Vice Adm. John Miller, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. The roundtable will be Matt Bai of...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:04 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Two lower court judges and one county's top prosecutor appear to be poised to ascend to vacant Circuit Court seats in Newport News, Gloucester and Isle of Wight.
Several lawyers are still in the running for the two judicial openings...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:05 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. They rose together, both elected in 2008. Now President Barack Obama and Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., are struggling together.
Since Obama and Hagan both won in North Carolina six years ago, seen as harbingers of a resurgence of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:47 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Virginia's badly gerrymandered congressional and legislative districts are poisoning our politics and leading the state toward a Washington-style gridlock, former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling told a small group of Peninsula business...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Politicians and others from around the state are reacting to the conviction of Bob and Maureen McDonnell.
Here are some of them (this story will be updated throughout the day):
Gov. Terry McAuliffe
“I am deeply saddened by the events of the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:35 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — New teachers at Newport News Public Schools noshed on pancakes, bacon and scrambled eggs Friday morning and got a glimpse of expectations for the school year ahead.
Gathered at Woodside High School for the "Welcome Week" ceremony,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Whither now for Medicaid expansion and state Sen. Emmett Hanger's stab at compromise?
That is the question. For now, it seems, we marinate. We see if this is the potential breakthrough it sounded like for about 15 minutes there, before Senate Democratic...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Sen. Mark Warner (D)
Washington, D.C., office:
475 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
101 W. Main Street
Norfolk, Va. 23510
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:49 PM
RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday proposed a pilot program to expand Medicaid health coverage for the poor for at least two years.
The governor pushed his proposal as a potential break in a logjam on the divisive issue, but it didn't...