| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Your recent editorial on the Virginia governor's race continued The Sun's quest to be the pay version of the Daily Kos ("An election with message," Nov. 6).
Here are some other "messages" you might have mentioned regarding the Virginia election:
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Because New Jersey and Virginia are the only two states that choose their governors in the first year after a presidential election, much significance -- perhaps too much -- is ascribed to the results of this week's elections.
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
WASHINGTON - President Obama joined the parade of personalities campaigning for onetime Democratic Party chief Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia governor's race, a closely watched swing-state contest that could test both parties' strategy for next year's...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Happy Halloween! Let's talk about something truly terrifying: LGBT discrimination in hiring.
Maybe not as viscerally scream-inducing as ghouls or witches, I know. But after progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act got halted by a government...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:11 PM
A set of off-year elections Tuesday in three states could offer the first clues of a way forward for Republicans still staggering from consecutive presidential defeats and divided by a growing rift between the establishment and tea party wings of the GOP....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
If there was any doubt that the stakes in Tuesday’s Virginia gubernatorial election extend far beyond Old Dominion’s borders, just look at the campaign funds the major party candidates have raised.
Most of it comes from outside the state....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:31 PM
HERNDON, Va. -- Some of the old-timers who came out to vote Tuesday in this suburb near Dulles International Airport can remember a time when a social conservative like the state GOP’s gubernatorial nominee would have dominated election returns...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), facing accusations that he plagiarized Wikipedia entries in two speeches, claims critics are “making a mountain out of a molehill,” and that he credited the proper sources.
While campaigning for Ken Cuccinelli, the...
| Sep 22, 2013
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Republican: "Ken Cuccinelli opposes Medicaid expansion until states can opt out of the program entirely. We must ensure Medicaid's core mission of offering a health care safety net for our most vulnerable...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:22 PM
In a microcosm of the national partisan divide over federal health care reform, popularly known as Obamacare, Virginia has put one element — the expansion of Medicaid — front and center in the political debate preceding November's election....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This year’s crop of state political candidates has learned something from the federal government shutdown: The ability to sing "Kumbaya," or at least know the lyrics.
High-profile races from Virginia to New Jersey are awash in testimonials to...