| May 22, 2014
| 12:12 PM
The governor's office has rehired private attorneys for the two dozen or so current and former state employees caught up in former Gov. Bob McDonnell's federal trial.
The Washington Post broke this news last night, and noted that the rehiring was done...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:27 PM
HAMPTON — The City of Hampton will get to keep about $700,000 in cash, nine vehicles, electronics and other assets left over from a 19-month undercover cigarette sting.
Wednesday, the city received a letter from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
| 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....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Virginia Democrats spent much of Tuesday night biting their nails with the governor’s race too close to call -- despite recent polls showing their nominee with a commanding lead.
It was nearly 11 p.m. when Terry McAuliffe took the podium to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will dine at Bangkok Noi on Main Street on Friday in an event open to the public.
The event begins at noon and Cuccinelli will give a short presentation followed by a question and answer session, according to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:33 PM
A former Dublin doctor was convicted late Thursday evening on federal drug distribution charges.
Linda Sue Cheek was convicted after an eight-day trial in the United States District Court in Roanoke on 172 of the 173 counts she was facing. Evidence at...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Virginians are divided along political, racial and gender lines over expanding the state's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
The poll, released Thursday, shows 45...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:06 PM
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Chris Christie’s political troubles have the makings of a “disaster,” Donald Trump warned an important political audience Tuesday.
The supremely self-confident real estate mogul, visiting the state that hosts...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Newly elected Virginia Atty. Gen. Mark R. Herring filed a court opinion Thursday declaring the state’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage unconstitutional and announcing his office will no longer defend the law.
The decision follows recent federal...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:40 PM
I am genuinely starting to feel sorry for the Republican Party, which has become so adept at shooting itself in the foot over women’s issues that it should probably put a moratorium on discussing them for a while.
The Democrats’ accusation...