| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:51 AM
State Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, has a big lead in one critical race: the fundraising after Election Day that will help pay for the teams of lawyers and others working on the recount.
Since Election Day, his campaign raised $335,000,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:21 PM
For Newport News Shipbuilding's political handicappers, the results in the House of Delegates: 59 winners, one loss.
The yard's donations ranged as high as $3,000 to Del. Chris Jones, R-Suffolk, who will be the next Appropriations Committee chairman and...
| 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....
| May 18, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Virginia Republicans are selecting their candidates for Campaign 2013.
The party is meeting in Richmond Saturday to pick its nominees for the state's top three offices.
E.W. Jackson, a minister and retired marine, beat out six other hopefuls to become...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Fresh off last weekend's Republican convention, the party's statewide ticket is crisscrossing Virginia.
Gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli led the candidates at a stop at the Roanoke Regional Airport Monday morning. ...
| May 10, 2013
| 10:37 AM
In rankings of all 140 General Assembly membersreleased this week by the conservative, pro-life Family Foundation Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton, received the lowest score of any senator and Del. Brenda Pogge, R-James City County, as the only local...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:35 AM
In his first tie-breaking vote of the 2013 session Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling sided with Democrats to delay implementation of a measure designed to tighten Virginia's voter identification law.
The measure sponsored by Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun, would remove...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:49 AM
GOP attorney general candidate Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle, wants to make Virginia's voter identification law tougher by requiring government-issued ID as the only acceptable form of identification voters can use at the polls.
Bell announced Monday...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Congressman Bob Goodlatte has been elected to serve as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
Goodlatte was elected to the post by the House Republican Conference.
His chairmanship will start in January when the 113th Congress begins.