| 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,...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is warning Virginians to beware of con artists trying to steal their money or identities under the guise of selling health insurance mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
The warning, which echoes similar advisories by...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:13 PM
HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal 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....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will be two of the headliners at a fundraiser for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe Wednesday night as the former Democratic National Committee chairman takes his drive for dollars to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:54 AM
After mounting concern about how Russia's anti-gay law would affect athletes headed to next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, the International Olympic Committee has finally released a statement saying it will "work to ensure" no discrimination against...