| 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....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's long running campaign against Obamacare won a second rebuff in federal court, when a Richmond judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the penalty for not buying health insurance.
Cuccinelli had intervened in the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Tom Steyer is standing upright near the corner of a small, beige meeting room at Georgetown University, arms at his sides, eyes shut intently. Half a dozen ministers and priests surround him, laying hands on his torso.
Together, the pastors begin 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling isn't out on the hustings, he isn't raising money and he isn't bombarding Virginia residents with ads asking for their vote for governor.
But as the party nominees for the post, Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Your average Virginia voter won't know the name M. Boyd Marcus Jr., an influential campaign strategist who has worked for Republicans including George Allen, Jim Gilmore and Tom Bliley.
But to political nerds and insiders the name carries weight....
| 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....
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Democratic nominee for governor Terry McAuliffe wants to revamp and reinvest in Virginia's mental health system so that the state's jails and prisons no longer serve as warehouses for the mentally ill.
In a policy proposal released to The Daily Press...