| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Everyone knew Del. Tom Rust's bill was going to die, just as they knew the House of Delegates debate on Medicaid expansion last week wasn't going to convince a staunchly opposed Republican majority to change its mind.
But they went through the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:53 PM
RICHMOND — Attorney General Mark Herring has dropped two of 13 banks from a lawsuit he is perusing related to the mortgage crisis, saying he discovered that the state had already settled with them both.
The rest of the case, against big banks that...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:57 PM
RICHMOND — When word leaked of a federal investigation into then Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in the midst of hot election year, there was plenty of grumbling about playing politics — and politics could still pay a role as 12...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:10 PM
March 2009: Star Scientific lets Bob McDonnell's gubernatorial campaign use its jet (leased to it by company chief executive Jonnie Williams) for two trips, together worth more than $10,800.
October 2009: Star lets McDonnell use its plane two more times,...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:14 AM
The state got another legal bill over the last week or so, closing out its private contract with a Washington, D.C., law firm that represented current and state employees called to testify in the McDonnell case.
This one was for $198,503, and covered...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:57 PM
RICHMOND — Public comments ran overwhelmingly in favor of rolling back various abortion facility rules during a regulatory review that is fast approaching some key decision points.
The state's review is on track to wrap up by Oct. 1, Department of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:04 PM
RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
| Jul 23, 2014
We all have a vested interest in ensuring that medical procedures take place in facilities which are safe, modern and well regulated. That principle is more complicated when the procedure is abortion, which brings the personal, emotional, ideological...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:46 AM
WASHINGTON Two appeals courts on Tuesday split over the Affordable Care Act, reaching different conclusions about whether tax credits can help consumers buy coverage in the 36 states that use the federal health insurance marketplace, including Virginia....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:33 AM
NORFOLK — Tony London told a friend last June that he wanted to get married to his longtime partner.
London, 55, a real estate agent and former Navy sailor, had been dating Tim Bostic, 49, an English professor at Old Dominion University, for 24...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The Sunday morning programs will focus on Washington, politics and Iraq, but they will go different routes as well.
Oscar-winner Robert De Niro visits "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. On Father's Day, he will talk about an HBO film about...